Bodies merge to form new learning organisation

The
British Association for Open Learning (BAOL) and The Forum for Technology in
Training (FTT) have agreed to merge and develop a new organisation.

Irene
Cooke, chair of BAOL, said: "The amalgamation of BAOL and FTT offers a
great opportunity to bring together two of the leading learning and technology
organisations in the UK.

"The
new venture will provide members with a wealth of experience and expertise in
learning and learning innovation".

Dr
Ann Limb, chief executive of Ufi/learndirect, will formally launch the new
organisation at this year’s World of Learning Conference and Exhibition (WOLCE)
on the November 18 at the NEC Birmingham.

By Quentin Reade

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