Heading for the precipice: can further and higher education funding policies be sustained?


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Author: Wolf, Alison


In this paper, the author draws on diverse sets of data to highlight the complexities around the funding arrangements for further education in the UK. In particular, the author outlines the differences between this and higher education funding, and provides a granular analysis of the way in which resources for teaching in the adult skills sector have declined, whilst resources for teaching in universities have increased. This gap is widening and the paper discusses the implications of this trend. The author argues that this is an unsustainable situation and further and higher education...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Finance; Vocational education and training; Higher education; Policy; Equity; Sustainability; Outcomes

Keywords: Funding; Government expenditure; Trend; Policy analysis

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Policy Institute, King's College London, 2015

Physical description: 86 p.

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At head of title: Issues and ideas

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 121.540

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