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The UK Government recently announced that they are cutting funding for over 5000 further education courses due to poor attendance numbers. You could think that these courses are being cut because they are niche courses, but they include courses such as hair dressing, agriculture, horticulture, performing arts, cooking and horse care. In the modern world, we still need the people who are able to grow our crops and tend to our plants. We still need people who are knowledgeable about animals and their care.

 
As another private college goes bust in the UK, the lecturers union blame the “marketisation of education” and warned that funding is a free for all amongst private providers. However, ACS Distance Education Principal, John Mason, warns that the problems in education are far more complex than that.
 
Aquaponics is an intensive form of farming where the two main elements - fish and plants - support each other.
 

What Is Sustainability?

By ACS Bookshop UK on September 21, 2018 in Environment & Wildlife | comments
Sustainability is critical to our survival as a race and the future of the planet we inhabit.
 

We are running out of specialists and scientists who recognise plants.  This has serious implications for the world and our environment.