The Assessors Guild would like to extend a very warm welcome to Professor Sir Alan Tuckett OBE as one of our prestigious Fellows. He is a professor of adult education at the University of Wolverhampton, Honorary Fellow of UNESCO’s Institute of Lifelong Learning, and Distinguished Professor at the International Institute of Adult and Continuing Education, Delhi. He is past President of the International Council for Adult Education and from 1988-2011 he was CEO and Director of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, NIACE advising ministers on adult learning policy. In the 1970s he helped start the national adult literacy campaign, when he worked at Brighton Friends Centre, and in 1992 started the UK Adult Learners’ Week, now in its 26th year. ALW was adopted by UNESCO and spread to more than 50 countries. He has honorary doctorates from 8 universities, is a Fellow of City and Guilds, and of the former College of Teachers. He was knighted in 2018. Alan writes widely. He is married with 4 children and 6 grandchildren.
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