From its origins as the Mechanics’ Institutes in the 1800s, FE has served industry by providing vocational skills to adults to meet the needs of business. However from the beginning it also...Continue reading
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The historical theme of adult working class education in relation to contemporary post school sector, now referred to as the Lifelong Learning Sector, has to some extent been overlooked. Since the...Continue reading
The Further Education in England: Transforming lives & Communities research project, is commissioned by UCU and aims to understand and provide evidence of how the further education (FE) sector is...Continue reading
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I don’t remember ever seeing a group of famous ex-alumni in the news protesting against cutbacks to their former schools’ funding, yet in the case of further education (FE) in England, a...Continue reading
As a practitioner within FE I have observed a variety of different levels of learners where the interaction between them may not always be as I would expect. Some learners clearly display the...Continue reading
It’s been a busy few years for the FE sector; in fact, I cannot recall a time of greater change during my professional career. Funding cuts have become commonplace in many areas of education,...Continue reading
Further education (FE) colleges – how they work, what happens in them, who studies in them, who works in them – always seem to get shunted to the margins. They are under-funded, relatively...Continue reading
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The sector of post-compulsory education and lifelong learning is a wide and diverse one, covering areas such as the study of 14-19 education and training, further and higher education, adult...