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Welfare Reform on the Web (October 2003): Community Regeneration and Development - UK

LEARNING AND SKILLS FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD RENEWAL: SUMMARY REPORT ON RESEARCH FOR THE NEIGHBOURHOOD RENEWAL UNIT

S. Taylor

London: Learning and Skills Development Agency, 2003

Finds that two-thirds of learning providers are considering changing their practice and range of courses because of the national strategy for neighbourhood renewal. Most providers want to broaden the range of courses they offer to attract "hard to reach" groups, but few are offering training in the full range of skills needed by residents, community leaders and practitioners involved in regeneration.

LEARNING AND SKILLS FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD RENEWAL: A POLICY REVIEW

D. Macleod

London: Learning and Skills Development Agency, 2003

Examines the extent to which recent changes in the post-16 learning and skills policy environment, particularly in relation to further education colleges, are likely to support neighbourhood renewal-oriented knowledge and skills development.

A RAW DEAL

P. Toynbee

Guardian Society, September 17th 2003, p.2-3

The author returns to check the rhetoric on how a tough south London estate is faring. Clapham Park, in south London, was one of 39 picked out as a New Deal for Communities (NDC) area, the most ambitious regeneration scheme ever.

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