Prior qualifications of adults undertaking classroom-based courses in further education 2010/2011

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Great Britain. Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)


[This report] presents the findings of research into the prior skills and qualification levels of adults aged 19 and over on adult learner responsive (ALR) learning provision in 2010/2011. The research aimed to understand the extent to which investment in ALR learning provision is being directed toward up-skilling individuals with lower skill levels. [This report] also explores the profile of learners undertaking such courses and those undertaking their first level 2 learning, in demographics, employment status and income, and to investigate why learners take up these courses. Abstract...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Higher education; Demographics; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Educational level; Further education; Adult learning; Decision making

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: BIS, 2012

Physical description: 96 p.

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Series: BIS research paper; no. 82

Resource type: Paper

Rights: Crown copyright 2012

Call number: TD/TNC 110.888

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