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workers' education:

see vocational educationvocational education,
training designed to advance individuals' general proficiency, especially in relation to their present or future occupations. The term does not normally include training for the professions.
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The fun day will be supported by Workers' Education Association branches from Barry, Bridgend and Cardiff.
In a pioneering series, the Workers' Education Association charity is recreating 12 of his perambulations across Yorkshire - from Saltaire to Bridlington, Sheffield to Scarborough and.
Ms Onwurah will be chairing the all-party Parliamentary group, backed by the Workers' Education Association, and hopes it will raise the profile of adult education and widen the debate across the country.
They were given the means to express their hidden talents through evening classes organised by the Workers' Education Association.
Among the topics are courtship and marriage, workers' education 1908-13, coal and reconstruction after the First World War, socialism and Christianity, London and Washington in the Second World War, and last things 1945-62.
THE GREAT AYTON BRANCH OF THE WORKERS' EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: The branch will be running two eight week courses beginning this month.
Government is committed to taking steps for WWF educational institutions including industrial workers' education in technical and vocational sectors," he added.
Over the past year, their skills have been developed through training courses run by the Workers' Education Association - most recently a 15-week course, Basic Gardening Skills, which began in February.
The study issued by the Sex Workers' Education and Advocacy Taskforce (Sweat), pointed out that 'the human rights abuse of sex workers in South Africa is alarming and demands immediate attention.
Research on child care workers' education has shown that professional preparation has a significant impact on children's cognitive and emotional development.
The college, which merged with the Workers' Education Association in North Wales, provides a wide range of education programmes.
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