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Pathways programme at Bournemouth and Poole College 

Location: UK » South East » BN

Charges are being introduced for a adult education course designed for people with severe learning difficulties. In the wake of government funding cuts, Bournemouth and Poole College is introducing annual fees of more than £1,600 for its successful three-year Pathways programme.

The course, for over-19s with disabilities or severe or moderate learning difficulties, has been free of charge until now. But government funding which covered half the cost of the course has been removed.

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Goverment cuts Pathways

I have a 18 year old daughter who has global learning difficuties. She really enjoys her time at collage doing pathway course and its routine which she likes. These cuts are unaccepatable cutting hours and charging fees. These kids are vulnerable we need all of us to get together and stop this. We Have To Fight. These kids can’t read or write and have many problems and rely on this.

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Posted by: Sharon1970 at 7:50am on 25 April 2012

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