Further education in England: learners and institutions

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Author: Hupkau, Claudia; Ventura, Guglielmo


The objective of this briefing note is to provide an overview of further education (FE) in England relying on administrative data from the Individualised Learners Record (ILR). There are four different types of FE providers: general FE and tertiary colleges, sixth form colleges, private training providers and other publicly funded providers. The authors present findings on the evolution of the number of FE learners from 2004 to 2014, also considering learner characteristics such as age, whether they study full or part-time, the sector of study, whether they start an apprenticeship and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Vocational education and training; Students; Providers of education and training; Policy; Statistics; Outcomes

Keywords: Enrolment; History; Student behaviour; Trend

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Centre for Vocational Educational Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017

Physical description: 17 p.

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Series: CVER briefing note; no. 001, February 2017

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 127.977

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