Engineering facilities in further education colleges in England

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Author: Stanwix, Hannah


Technical education is defined in this report as science, engineering and technology (SET) education and training at Levels 3-5. In England, this training is predominantly delivered by the further education (FE) sector. The expense of installing and maintaining equipment, particularly for engineering, is a significant cost factor for FE colleges in providing technical education. While some decisions about the allocation of capital funding for FE are made at the national level, the bulk of responsibility for distribution of the skills capital budget for FE has recently shifted to Local...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Finance

Keywords: College; Institutional role; Technical education and training; Education and training facilities; Financial aspects; Cost

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Gatsby Charitable Foundation, 2016

Physical description: ii, 42 p.

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Resource type: Report

Rights: Copyright Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Royal Academy of Engineering

Call number: TD/TNC 125.230

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