HE in FE: Additional reference

Higher Education Academy Resources Higher Education Academy HE in FE pages The Higher Education Academy has a specific section devoted to the enhancement of HE in FE across all subjects. It produces a monthly newsletter which can be accessed from here, and has links...

HE in FE: Scholarly activity and research

A new resource has been set up by Hilary Thomas from JISC Regional Support Office North West, and me, Candice Satchwell. It is a Moodle designed to provide a support network for people wanting to engage in research or scholarly activity in Further Education Colleges....

HE in FE: Language and literature blends in English degrees

An interesting aspect of colleges writing their own degrees is how a small team of English specialists arrives at a coherent and attractive programme of study.  The process inevitably gives rise to discussions of ‘what constitutes English’; ‘what students want’; and...

HE in FE: Teaching and Learning

‘Here I am again…’ Lecturers in FE colleges often have diverse teaching loads.  Not only are they likely to be teaching a range of levels, from adult literacy classes to GCSE to A Levels or equivalent; they are also likely to be covering a range of...

HE in FE: Different Models of HE in FE

According to the Foster Review of Further Education, Realising the Potential: A review of the future role of further education colleges (2005), Further Education Colleges (FECs) deliver over 10% of higher education and teach one in nine of the undergraduate...