For those of you who don’t know me, I teach level 1 and 2 functional skills maths to adult learners who have left school without GCSE maths. I work for our local county council within Adult Community Learning. These courses are government funded for students without a C grade at GCSE. As such, we have to adhere to the strict guidelines as set out by the Skills Funding Agency. As you are more than likely aware, there is a planned cut to the Adult Skills Budget and FE of 24% this academic year regardless of the outcome of the election.
I thought it was time for my learners to have a voice and…
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