Evaluation of University Technical Colleges


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The overall aim of this two-year study, for The Royal Academy of Engineering and the Edge Foundation, was to understand effective practice and lessons learned from approaches to curriculum design and employer engagement by University Technical Colleges (UTCs). We used a case-study methodology supplemented with management information and a survey of UTC students' views. In phase 1 (2017) we carried out ten UTC case studies, in phase 2 (2018) we re-visited three UTCs demonstrating profound employer engagement in Project Based Learning (PBL). Key findings included: (1) PBL represents a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Students; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Pathways; Evaluation

Keywords: College; Technical education and training; Postcompulsory education; Education industry relationship; Partnership in education and training; Institutional role; Employers; Perception; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Slough, England: National Foundation for Educational Research, 2019

Physical description: 40 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 131.581

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 135.995

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