Free vocational courses – including for the equivalent of undergraduate degrees and diplomas – will also be made available if Jeremy Corbyn wins the general election, the party says. The Independent reports.
The poorest adult learners will receive maintenance grants – and all workers will have the right to paid time off for education and training.
The Labour package build on proposals for a “cradle-to-grave” National Education Service, set out by a Lifelong Learning Commission that reported in the summer.
Angela Rayner, Labour’s shadow education secretary, said “Labour will throw open the door for adults to study, whether they want to change career, are made redundant or didn’t get the qualifications they needed when they were younger.”
Read more about Labours pledge and what it entails Adults without A-levels to attend college for free under £3.2bn Labour plans
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