Kennedy Report: Main recommendations
* Dedicate lottery funding to launch Learning into the New Millennium.
* Prioritise widening participation in the post-16 education agenda.
* Redistribute public resources towards those with less success in earlier learning, moving towards equity of funding post-16.
* Establish a lifetime entitlement to education up to level 3 (A-level equivalent), which is free for young people and those who are socially and economically deprived.
* Create a national network of strategic partnerships to identify local need, stimulate demand, respond creatively and promote learning.
* Encourage employers to provide learning centres linked to the University for Industry. Large firms would have to have theirown, small firms would need to work together or with larger firms.
* Reform the FEFC funding mechanism to recognise levels of previous achievement and social and economic deprivation.
* Create an expanded local authority Access and Childcare Fund.
* Harness new technology for learning.
* Have a credit accumulation system running within five years.
* Create new Pathways to Learning - a unitised system for recognising achievement.
* Take learning to the learner.
* Reform financial support to students, including the benefit system in the interests of equity and promoting Welfare to Work through learning.
* Launch a Charter for Learning.
* Create a Learning Regeneration Fund at regional and sub-regional levels.
* Establish a legal duty upon television to educate.
* Set new national learning targets and local targets for participation.