Further education: post-16 area reviews

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Author: Foster, David


In July 2015, the then Skills Minister, Nick Boles, announced plans for 'a restructuring of the post-16 education and training sector, through a series of area based reviews of provision'. The 37 post-16 area reviews were carried out over a two year period beginning in September 2015. The reviews were intended to enable a transition towards fewer, larger, more resilient and efficient providers, which are more specialised and collaborate more effectively. They focused on further education (FE) colleges and sixth form colleges, but the Government stated that the quality and availability of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance; Policy; Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Postcompulsory education; Funding; Education and training reform

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: House of Commons Library, 2018

Physical description: 14 p.

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Series: House of Commons Library briefing paper; no. 7357, 21 May 2018

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 133.588

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