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Learners praise Adult Education in Gloucestershire

Published
19.07.2019

Results from a Department for Education (DfE) survey show that 96.2% of learners are likely to recommend Adult Education in Gloucestershire to a friend or family member.

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The survey used feedback from 338 local learners to create an Overall Learner Satisfaction Score. Adult Education in Gloucestershire was given a score of 96.2% for the year 2018/2019, up from 94.2% for the previous academic year.

Adult Education, which is part of Gloucestershire County Council, offers various learning and training opportunities across the county. These include health and lifestyle courses such as cooking and gardening, employment skills like improving your CV or launching a small business, as well as computing, English and maths, and apprenticeships. The programmes are designed to meet the needs of adults across Gloucestershire, for example helping people get back into work, boosting their self-confidence or just up-skilling existing skills.

Feedback from learners shows that they found the content engaging, the locations were accessible, and that tutors weren’t patronising. Learners also said they felt connected again and that their confidence had been boosted, allowing them to explore more options for learning.

To find out more about Adult Education in Gloucestershire and the opportunities available, please visit: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/adult-education-in-gloucestershire.

You can also follow us on Twitter @AdultEdGlos, contact us directly on 0800 542 1655, or at learn@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

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