1. Home
  2. News
  3. Join the Campaign to Save Adult Education


Join the Campaign to Save Adult Education

The Government is currently preparing the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) for this parliament. All non-protected Government departments, including Business, Innovation and Skills which funds the work of the Workers' Educational Association (WEA), have been asked by the Chancellor to suggest cuts of 25% and 40%.

Less than 6 per cent of Government spending on education and training is devoted to adult further education and skills. Further cuts, on top of the 24 per cent and 3.9 per cent cuts to the Adult Skills Budget already announced this year, will inflict serious damage to our education and skills infrastructure with detrimental impact on learners, employers and the economy.

In the run up to the CSR on 25 November, the WEA is leading a campaign to make the case for adult education and to give adult learners a voice.

For more information about the campaign please visit: http://www.wea.org.uk/campaign

Add your support and sign the WEA petition here: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/save-adult-education