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Improving college effectiveness: frameworks for research and development

Somekh, Bridget, Fisher, Roy, Gunn, Stan, Powell, Lorraine, Convery, Andy, Gray, John and Hensworth, Andrew (1999) Improving college effectiveness: frameworks for research and development. College Research, 2 (2). pp. 47-50. ISSN 1367-5664

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There is no agreement across the further education sector about the purposes of colleges or the values that underpin their work. There is no benchmark qualification for students on either entry or exit that could be used to measure value added. In this paper, researchers from further and higher education discuss the nature of frameworks that shape the work of colleges. They offer a 'continua chart' that can be used to analyse the various conflicting frameworks. They suggest changes to the dominant FEFC framework that would be likely to lead to improving college

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Education and Professional Development
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2009 10:45
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 23:14


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