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TWO people have been selected to advise the Government on further education.

The National Learner Panel was set up in 2006 to give learners a say in further education nationally.

Since then it has been advising the Government, the Learning and Skills Council (LSC LSC Learning and Skills Council
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) North East and other organisations involved in the work.

Anyone in further education is eligible to sit on the panel as a volunteer. Members sit for 12 months and are drawn from across further education.

Maureen Romaniuk, a civil servant from Sunder-land who is studying at Newcastle College Newcastle College is a further and higher education college in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is the largest college of its kind in the North East and claims to offer more courses in more subjects than any of its geographical competitors. , and Oliver Wood, of Newcastle, a student at Tyne Metropolitan College Tyne Metropolitan College is a large college of further education in North Tyneside.

It was formed on 1st March 2005 by the merger of North Tyneside College and Tynemouth College which had different histories.
, have been appointed to the panel.

Chris Roberts, regional director of the LSC North East, said: "It is important we canvas the opinions of users to help shape further education strategies.

"It is good two learners from the North East have been appointed and will be making a contribution.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jan 4, 2008
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