File: Adult Education and Postgraduate Training

Scope and Content

Papers relating to adult education including correspondence with the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals relating to the value and requirement for additional mid-career training. The papers contain details of post advanced courses, short courses, and the possibility of part-time degrees and financial support for mature students at UMIST. A particular problem identified in adult education was the reluctance of industry to release staff for training in working time. The file includes reports relating to postgraduate training and correspondence between Bowden and the Engineering Industry Training Board.