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Welfare Reform on the Web (August 2001): Education - UK - Training

MANAGING FURTHER EDUCATION: LEARNING ENTERPRISE

J. Lumby

London: Paul Chapman Publishing, 2001 (Educational Management: Research and Practice).

Book looks at how managers in further education colleges have had to respond to changes in the sector since 1993. With an increasing number and range of students, there has been a need to improve and broaden learning and teaching methods. Independence from local education authorities, and the imposition of a national funding regime have also required changes in managerial strategy.Each chapter of the book focuses on an aspect of management in a college environment.

REAL WORK IN THE 16-19 CURRICULUM: AVCE BUSINESS AND YOUNG ENTERPRISE

R. Owerryhouse

Education and Training, vol. 43, 2001, p.153-161

Paper examines the importance of work related learning for business students in the 16-19 curriculum, and how this can be integrated into the new Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education business programme via the Young Enterprise scheme.