#236 - Why Adult Education is Broken and How We Fix It


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What's in this episode?

Welcome back listeners...here's to 2022!

In this episode, it's James Plunkett, Author of End State: 9 Ways Society is Broken and How We Will Fix It. James is also Executive Director, Design, Data and Technology at Citizens Advice and has held various roles across the Resolution Foundation, Young Foundation and the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. We chat about:

  • The challenges of upskilling in an atomised gig economy
  • Bold approaches to adult education
  • Why sustaining change management puts you in a long line of social reformers. Keep going!

This episode is part of our VocTech Podcast series produced in collaboration with Ufi VocTech Trust.

You can follow James @jamestplunkett

Check out the full episode show notes and references here: https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast.

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