June launch set for revamped learning plans

The Government is to unveil new plans for a successor to the controversial
Individual Learning Account Scheme (ILA) in June this year.

The ILA programme was suspended by the then Education and Skills Secretary,
Estelle Morris on 7 December 2001, amid concerns that some learning providers
were abusing it.

John Harwood, chief executive of the Learning and Skills Council, unveiled
the plans for a revamped version of the ILAs during an online question and
answer session on the council’s website last week.

www.lse.gov.uk

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