*POSTPONED* Experiences of Adult Education in Britain since 1919

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Followed by a wine reception


09:30-10:00 Coffee and Introductory remarks from Eve Worth and Aleena Din

10:00-11:00 Roundtable- What is Adult Education?
Speakers: Selina Todd, Asma Khan and Melissa Benn

11:00-11:50 The Historical Roots of Adult Education Policy

Sharon Clancy: ‘Politics, Passion and Pedagogy: the 1919 Report on Adult Education – Learning from a Radical Past’

Lawrence Goldman: ‘Made for Men, Used by Women: Liberal Adult Education in England Since 1870’

11:55-12:45 The Personal and Political Influence of Adult Education

John Holford: ‘Tawney’s University: Adult Education and the Democratisation of Higher Education in 20th Century Britain’

Nigel Todd: ‘Before the Pitmen Painters: The World of Chester Armstrong’

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45 14:30 ‘At the Margins of the State: Adult Learning Policy in Britain from Russell to the Centenary Commission’

Keynote Speaker: Alan Tuckett

14:30-15:20 Older People and Adult Education

Jan Etienne: ‘Matriarchal Learning hubs: Black women as Activist, Adult Learners’

Alexandra Withnall: ‘Age is just a number: A 40-year perspective on later life learning in Britain’

15:20-15:40 Coffee Break

15:40-17:00 The Policy and Practice of Adult Education

RaPal: ‘RaPal 100 Project’

Jay Derrick: ‘The Informal Learning of adults: practical implications for policy approaches based on a socio-material conception of learning’

17:00 Wine Reception

Remarks from Dame Helen Ghosh