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You can find Chris Skidmore’s full speech here.
Former Universities Minister Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP will launch a new Lifelong Education Commission at ResPublica.
The Commission will seek to recommend how barriers to lifelong learning can be removed, what future investment is needed to support this and what regulatory change is needed to ensure the maximum possible flexibility that will benefit learners.
The commission will also focus not only on the needs of the post-18 system, and how this needs to be designed so that both Higher and Further Education institutions are valued, but how the individual learner can be better empowered to make decisions and undertake their learning. Lessons can be learnt from abroad as well as mistakes made in the past, but post-Covid, the need to act differently than what has gone before will be essential.
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