The Northern Ireland government has recently announced cuts to nursing courses.
The UK Government announced further cuts to adult education by 2025.
The Australian Government announced a 3% rise in the adult education budget, but there is actually a 4% reduction in real terms, due to the increasing cost of living.
These cuts have severe implications for the public adult learning sector
Another issue is that class sizes may increase. This can cause a number of problems –
These cuts in funding are one of the reasons why there has been a growth in the online education industry.
There are many online learning providers now offering short online courses right through to degree and masters qualifications.
Online education is a flexible and convenient method of learning for many adults –
Many students are now looking to online distance learning education providers for courses that fit their lifestyle and their learning needs.
ACS Distance Education offers over 700 distance learning courses.
They are all self-paced and can be started at any time to suit you.
Self-study courses - We offer 20 hour self-study courses. View them here.
We also offer 100 hour courses, certificates and diplomas with tutor support. Please click here.
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