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Eight VUC-centres in the Danish towns and cities are closing for the summer

educational sites for adults, the so-called VUC-centre, closing on and off in eight Danish cities for the summer.

This writes the

This means, among other things, that low-skilled workers in yderdanmark many sites need to look far for a Danish language course.

The eight sites is an adult education centre in Hirtshals, Denmark, Brovst, Grindsted, Moscow, Rudkøbing, Frederikssund and Varde. In addition, 25 or other places in the country, according to the media lukningstruede.

the Closures happens after the savings on the past years budgets, as well as the creation of the new FGU-education, writes the

the Rector of the VUC Vest in Esbjerg Frants Usually call the closures in Varde and Grindsted problematic for young people and adults in Sydvestjylland.

He believes that it will be a challenge for a number of low-skilled workers, to stay longer at school.

- The low-skilled workers with the needs of education, adult education resides precisely in the areas where the schools are closed. It doesn't make any sense, " he says to the

Also vice-president of the Gymnasieskolernes Teachers ' association, Anders Kristian Bærholm is critical and considers that the so-called omprioriteringsbidrag has had a decisive influence.

Omprioriteringsbidraget was introduced with effect from 2016 of the erstwhile Left government.

It passed in the starting point out that the public institutions each year to save two percent of their operating budget. The savings the government would spend to targeted bets on specific areas.

At the Rural Council, which handles the yderdanmarks interests, call vice-president Peter Saabye VUC-closures 'of deep concern'.

- We have removed omprioriteringsbidraget, which hit the schools with a low elevgrundlag harder than those with a large elevgrundlag, she says to the

today, there are 85 VUC departments distributed on 30 VUC-centres.

From 2016 to 2019, there is total implemented savings of 1.6 billion crowns, according to the Uddannelsesforbundet, Gymnasieskolernes Teachers ' association and Danish HF and VUC.

at the same time, the number of pupils has fallen in recent years in line with the boom. Many young people and adults have got a job and dropped the courses, writes the

The three organizations have recently turned to the minister of education Merete Riisager (LA) and made aware of the depressed economy.

In a response letter to the organisations write to the minister, among other things:

- I am very concerned that in Denmark we have a geographically wide range of general adult education and agree that it is important to focus on going forward.

In the letter, noting she also, that the government has decided to carry out an inspection of the taximeter and the subsidy system. The inspection concluded in the autumn of 2019, she writes.

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