University admissions and messy exits | Letters | Education

Bernie Evans asks a critical question about pupils from underprivileged backgrounds and suggests a more generous route into university (Letters, 29 June). We have been in this situation before, decades ago, in the context of adult education. By focusing on women’s return to learning and then access to higher education, we discovered that their children followed them. The answer seemed to lie in the home as much as school. None of my parents or grandparents went to university. After leaving…

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Best PB-BSC Nursing Colleges in Bangalore – Education Article

Best PB-BSC Nursing Colleges in Bangalore – Scope, Eligibility & Opportunities Best P.B.BSc Nursing Colleges in Bangalore Post Basic Bachelor of Science (P.B.B.Sc.) in Nursing Nursing is an underrated profession. It’s an area of work that has consistently attracted large numbers of people, however, they don’t always get the deserved credit. The doctors are always at the forefront of the medical sector, while in reality, the gigantic healthcare industry will cease to exist without the priceless services of nurses. It’s…

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Time to stop neglecting education for adults | Letters | Education

Gaby Hinsliff is right (My dad studied late in life. He wouldn’t get the chance now, 1 June). She knows from family experience that mature learning is rich in rewards both professional and personal. The Augar report acknowledges this, making positive recommendations as to how to extend its reach: the reintroduction of maintenance grants is particularly helpful. Welcome as it is, this development merely foreshadows what should be a policy direction for the future. As president of Birkbeck I know…

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