Teaching and learning in further education: the Ofsted factor

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Permanent URL for this page: http://hdl.voced.edu.au/10707/421330.

Author: Burnell, Iona


The further education (FE) sector in the UK, or post-compulsory education as it is often referred to, has undergone some radical changes in recent years. Historically, FE is synonymous with vocational education and training, providing communities with courses that tended to be in practical, non-academic subjects. Many FE lecturers came from industries such as construction and engineering and were vital in providing the subject knowledge needed by colleges to enable them to offer a wide provision of courses. However, FE had not undergone the regime of teacher qualifications, regulation...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Governance; Policy; Providers of education and training; Higher education; Research; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Education and training reform; Further education; Postcompulsory education; College; Academic staff; Case study

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Abingdon, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2017

Access item:

Request Item from NCVER
Publisher or alternative source

Journal volume: 41

Journal number: 2

Journal date: March 2017

Pages: pp. 227-237

ISSN: 0309-877X, 1469-9486 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 127.75

Show Extra Info
QR Code for http://www.voced.edu.au/content/ngv%3A75287