Adult education decline is creating a ‘land of missed opportunity’

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A new study by AXA Insurance, Britain’s leading insurer of startup businesses, warns that British people face a future of ‘impoverished opportunity’ if the current decline in adult education continues. The UK’s appetite for lifelong learning is not cast into doubt by the study.

Two thirds of UK adults say they plan to switch occupation, and most of them (46 per cent) will need to requalify to do so – as a rough guide, that would equate to 24 million people. While this may seem like good news for lifelong learning in the UK, seven in ten said the course they need would be too expensive, leaving 18 million potential learners in the lurch.

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