Directory of colleges in the further education sector in England.

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Further Education Funding Council , Coventry
Universities and colleges -- England -- Directo
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Further Education (FE) colleges have existed in towns and cities throughout the United Kingdom (UK) in some form for well over a century. They bear similarities with American Community Colleges and Australian TAFE colleges, but they are characterized by their diversity and by the breadth of their curriculum, which includes vocational, academic.

Thinking of higher education. Find a College near you. Extensive list of results covering the entire UK. You can also find infomation about courses here. A college is part of the Further Education, while the university is part of the Higher Education level, the highest among the five main stages of education in UK.

Similar to a large number of universities, UK is also proud of having a lot of colleges. In addition, FE courses may be offered in the school sector, both in sixth form () schools, or, more commonly, sixth forms within secondary schools.

In England, further education is often seen as forming one part of a wider learning and skills sector, alongside workplace education, prison education File Size: KB. Further education in UK is the stage of education between compulsory education and higher education or university education.

As we described here, at the UK education system students enter this stage at 16 years of age and finish it up when 18 years old. In UK, once you complete the secondary school and get the GCSE results you’re free to decide whether you want to seek an education at.

Further education (FE) includes any study after secondary education that’s not part of higher education (that is, not taken as part of an undergraduate or graduate degree).Courses range from.

College Key FactsEach year, we produce a College Key Facts leaflet, which provides a useful overview of the main facts and figures relating to colleges in England. It contains information on students numbers in education, on apprenticeships and higher education as well as statistics on curriculum and quality, diversity, staff and finance.

The governing bodies of two of West Londons further education colleges, Harrow and Uxbridge Colleges, are exploring an exciting partnership. the further education and skills sector has faced year-on-year cuts in funding over by % in London compared to % in the UK as a whole1.

UK productivity is approximately 20% below the rest of the. Every college is under the overall direction of a governing body. In more than 95% of cases, the governing body is a further education corporation or sixth form college corporation established under the Further and Higher Education Act This Act removed colleges from local authority control and set them up as freestanding public bodies.

General further education (FE) colleges are to be reclassified as no longer being a part of central government. The decision by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) means FE colleges will have more freedoms as independent bodies and be affected by significantly less red tape. Get this from a library.

Directory of colleges in the further education sector in England. [Further Education Funding Council (Great Britain)]. Colleges + Further education. Further education sector has been failed across the board.

Protesters to join colleges from around UK to highlight discriminatory funding of further education. Complete list of questions about Further Education in the UK some very big colleges in the UK too (the largest - which is an interconnected group industry.

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There is likely to be a careers centre in your college that can advise you about future employment opportunities. You may also be.

This is a list of current Further Education (FE) colleges and Sixth Form (6F) colleges that are publicly funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency in England.

With a substantial number of mergers, and the foundation of many new institutions, this list is inevitably going to be incomplete or include colleges that have since merged to form new institutions, such as Hackney Community College, Tower Hamlets College, and Redbridge.

further education (FE) in England and its evolution over time. Statistics on this sector are not as readily available as for schools or universities, perhaps in part because the data collection process is more complex.

FE is a hugely important part of the education system. For example,File Size: KB. Further education in England: the facts. (Photograph) - Official statistics giving the most up-to-date information on the further education sector in England.

The further education sector comprises general further education colleges, tertiary colleges, sixth-form colleges (including former voluntary-aided and voluntary-controlled), agriculture and horticulture colleges, art and design and performing arts colleges.

The Further Education (FE) Sector is now undergoing significant reforms.

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Apprenticeships1. the Report of the Independent Panel on Technical Education (usually referred to as the Sainsbury Review. 2) and the subsequent Post Skills Plan.

provide a framework under which the Department for Education (DfE) will reform the skills landscape. Further education and sixth-form colleges in England coming under a statutory insolvency regime with options for increased support and intervention; The £m in funding announced by government for providers of education, spread across colleges in England; and.

Managing Finances in English Further Education Colleges This report has been prepared under Section 6 of the National Audit Act for presentation to the House of Commons in accordance with Section 9 of the Act. McGraw-Hill Education Maidenhead, United Kingdom.

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When you’re smiling: exploring how teachers motivate and engage learners in the further education sector. Abstract. This paper is based on a one year research project in the UK designed to investigate teachers’ strategies for motivating learners and managing non-compliant behaviour in the Further Education Size: 67KB.

Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.

It may be at any level in compulsory secondary education, from entry to higher level qualifications such as awards, certificates, diplomas and other. The filter form in this widget will not work properly if the filler form is also enabled in the main content section of the page. Please disable the one in the main content section by following the instructions in the documentation here.

Further education sector: competition issues Explains how competition affects the further education sector and gives practical guidance for Author: Department For Business, Innovation & Skills. This project investigates at the impact of the Further and Higher Education Act (FHE) on teaching and managerial cultures in the FE sector through a local study of four colleges and seeks to understand the how the changes taking place in the structure and funding of FE impact on teachers work and their professional work identities.

education and training as a route into higher learning. Universities and colleges need to support businesses in Wales in meeting these demands.

There should be a more holistic and regional view of post education in Wales, supported by stronger regional planning. Collaboration between higher and further educationFile Size: 3MB. John Mountford, International Director, Association of Colleges explains the work of further education colleges in the UK.

were over 1, bodies, including further education colleges, which currently offer some form of UK higher education provision. The remainder of this paper focuses primarily on higher education provided by the UK’s degree awarding institutions, referred to collectively as Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

FE – further education – colleges offer a much wider range of courses than at sixth form colleges or schools, ranging from basic English and maths to Higher National Diplomas (HNDs).

Most do offer A-levels, the same as sixth form colleges and schools, but also have a huge number of other qualifications available in different subjects and.

forty-three higher education colleges, and over further education colleges offering courses of higher education.

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Scottish institutions, on the other hand, recruit around one in seven of the total, and those in Wales (5%) and Northern Ireland (3%) take a smaller share. These proportions hardly change if students studying at a. Information for tutors, lecturers and those working in student welfare at higher education institutes, further education colleges and at university.

Beyond the age of 18, young people are maturing and developing their individuality and sense of self.  Students have left the security of school and established friendships; many will be living away from home for the first time.

At this point.Teaching Higher Education Courses in Further Education Colleges. Jonathan Tummons This is a practical guide for FE teachers and trainee teachers as the sector adapts to the needs of education today.

Excellent book for those teaching HE in an FE college setting. Gives good ideas on how to keep students engaged and positive. Colleges face significant deterioration without urgent funding, warn MPs This article is more than 4 years old Government must act promptly to combat looming financial crisis in further education Author: Sally Weale.