Cabinet Secretary at Dalkeith college

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, Michael Russell MSP delivered a keynote address during a recent National Adult Education Conference at Newbattle Abbey College.

Part of Newbattle Abbey College’s 75th Anniversary Programme, its aim was to look at ways of developing adult education in Scotland in the 21st century.

Mr Russell told the conference: “I would urge all who attended this conference to use it as a platform to engage in deep, meaningful discussions that will result in actions that will benefit the adult learners in Scotland.”

The event was organised in association with Education Scotland and the Workers Educational Association.