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Adult Learners' Week 2006

The UK's annual learning festival, Adult Learners' Week, will be officially launched next Monday 22nd May 2006, with a ceremony for outstanding adult learners at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, London.

Bill Rammell MP, minister for lifelong learning, further education and higher education will give a keynote address at the launch.

Adult Learners' Week 2006 will include the following national events:

  • Saturday 20 May: Cultural Diversity Day
  • Monday 22 May: Adult Learners' Week Launch - QEII Conference Centre
  • Tuesday 23 May: Policy Conference Adult Skills in the Global Economy - Park Lane Hilton
  • Wednesday 24 May: Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons
  • Thursday 25 May: Learning at Work Day

Bill Rammell said, "Adult Learners' Week is about promoting the power of learning, recognising success and emphasising the huge personal rewards on offer to hundreds of thousands of adults who sign up for learning to improve their lives each year.

"Adult learning changes people's lives as workers, members of families and of the community. This week is to celebrate individuals' successes and promote these to others.

"The award winners, nominees, tutors and supporters prove that people can overcome the greatest obstacles to seize opportunities that are both valuable and permanent."

Adult Learners' Week is core-funded by the Department for Education and Skills, the European Social Fund, learndirect and the National Learning and Skills Council.

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