Adult Education

  • Jeremy Potter


ITV’s most valuable contribution to the education of adult viewers was made in documentary and current affairs programmes. Educational broadcasters in the companies therefore believed that validated adult education (AE) programmes were best placed on the network as part of the general factual output with no distinguishing label. In what way, then, was AE distinctive?


Adult Education Current Affair Pioneer Programme Adult Medium Adult Viewer 
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    See Volume 2, p. 276.Google Scholar
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    Adult Education: A Plan for Development (HMSO, 1973).Google Scholar
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    Adult Education: Challenge and Change (HMSO, 1975).Google Scholar
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    IBA EAC Paper 2(74).Google Scholar
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    Appendix II to IBA EAC Paper 2(74).Google Scholar
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    See Volume 2, p. 286.Google Scholar
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    Social Action in Television: A Study by Francis Coleman (Independent Broadcasting Authority, 1975).Google Scholar
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    See also Chapter 17.Google Scholar
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    Broadcasting and Youth (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 1979).Google Scholar
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    IBA Annual Report and Accounts 1978–79, p. 28.Google Scholar
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    Ibid, p. 29.Google Scholar
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    IBA Annual Report and Accounts 1979–80, p. 29.Google Scholar
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    IBA Paper 179(79).Google Scholar

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