Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP, Minister for Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education, today came to KMi as part of a visit to the Open University to find out about the current state of the art of Open Learning. He was shown Lyceum (in the context of the OU's flagship Language Learning courses); and a range of new KMi technologies, from Buddyspace to Hexagon.
The minister's responsibilities include: Higher Education – including standard in post 19 learning; Widening participation in HE and Review of Student support' Raising Standards in Further Education – including Lifelong learning; The Learning and Skills Council – including Pay in the HE and FE sectors; European Union and overview of International Relations – Working with Stephen Twigg and Ivan Lewis on non EU busiess. And finally he is associated with Science and technology policy – also responsible for regional, regeneration and urban policy
- Department for Education and Skills
- DfES Higher Education Gateway
- The Lyceum Project
- The Magpie Semantic Web Project