Transitions: Challenges, Threats & Opportunities across the Post-compulsory Sectors
8 Nov 2018
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The UK Government continues to reorganise and transform post-compulsory education to support the growth of a marketised and consumer-driven provision. There is a clear trend towards increasing competition, through the fragmentation and differentiation of provision, alongside increasing levels of bureaucracy, surveillance and practitioner accountability. As these neoliberalising tendencies increase and intensify, inequality and stratification associated with student cohorts, as well within and across the post-compulsory education sectors are further increasing. Those of us engaged in post-compulsory education have to meet and navigate the challenges posed by the transitions, developments and consequences of these changes.
This event is for all interested in post compulsory education and higher education including: Higher Education academics; College-based HE academics; Adult Education practitioners, Students and Community Education practitioners
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