POST-COMPULSORY EDUCATION AND THE

POST-COMPULSORY EDUCATION AND THE

by David E. Gray
     
 

Further education in the UK is a rapidly changing and expanding sector, central to government educational policy. Post-Compulsory Education and the New Millennium seeks to provide an up-to-date overview of the post-compulsory sector of education and analyse the current trends and policies likely to affect both teachers and teacher trainers.

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Overview

Further education in the UK is a rapidly changing and expanding sector, central to government educational policy. Post-Compulsory Education and the New Millennium seeks to provide an up-to-date overview of the post-compulsory sector of education and analyse the current trends and policies likely to affect both teachers and teacher trainers.

The contributors have established national and international reputations in the post-16 education field and provide analytical and critical accounts of:

Further education under New Labour
National Vocational Qualifications
New qualifications and Patterns of Assessment
Teacher education and staff development
Management and funding of further and higher education

The book also includes an Anglo-German comparison of vocational education and transitions in employment and concludes by considering future perspectives on post-compulsory education.

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Analyzes current trends and policies likely to affect both teachers and teacher trainers in the UK's post-compulsory educational sector. Includes an Anglo-German comparison of vocational education and transitions in employment. Covers further education under New Labour; National Vocational Qualifications; new qualifications and patterns of assessment; teacher education and staff development; and management and funding of further and higher education. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853027741
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Series:
Higher Education Policy Series
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

David E. Gray is Director of Work-based Learning at the School of Educational Studies, University of Surrey. His main research interests are special needs education and further education. Colin Griffin is Associate Lecturer at the School of Educational Studies, University of Surrey.

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