Board of Education and successors: Technical Branch and Further Education Branch: Adult Education, General Files

Reference:
ED 80
Title:
Board of Education and successors: Technical Branch and Further Education Branch: Adult Education, General Files
Description:

Policy papers of the Board of Education and successors' Technical Branch and Further Education Branch relating to the provision of further education for adults.

The files reflect the co-operation between the Board of Education and voluntary bodies in the provision of adult education and include material relating to national and public library schemes, the National Museum of Wales and the National Central Library; courses of instruction by Local Education Authorities and voluntary bodies; adult education in wartime; and post-war plans. The papers also include, inter alia, HM Inspectors' reports on the organisation of adult education provision.

A small number of representative specimen files dealing with general correspondence with the Local Education Authorities have been included.

In 1944 the 'A' series succeeded the 'T' series files.

Date:
1923-1969
Arrangement:

The first part of the list is arranged under subject headings, the later files are arranged in numerical order.

Related Material:
See also Records of the:
Technical Branch, Further Education Branch, etc ED
Arts and Libraries Branch and predecessor ED
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   T file series, WT file series and A file series
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Board of Education, Technical Branch, 1902-1944
Department of Education and Science, Further Education Branch 1, 1964-1970
Department of Education and Science, Further Education Branch 2, 1964-1970
Ministry of Education, Further Education Branch, 1944-1963
Ministry of Education, Further Education Branch 1, 1963-1964
Ministry of Education, Further Education Branch 2, 1963-1964
Physical description:
89 file(s)
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure
Selection and destruction information:
The small number of representative specimen files dealing with general correspondence with Local Education Authorities serve only as examples of a file series which generally has not been preserved.
Administrative / biographical background:

Further education for adults was provided for under the Adult Education Regulations from 1924 to 1946. They were subsequently incorporated into the Further Education Grant Regulations.

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