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Further education in England: transforming lives

23 July 2019

This research by Professor Vicky Duckworth and Dr Rob Smith aims to understand and provide evidence of how the further education (FE) sector is vital in transforming lives and communities in 21st century Britain.

The summative report argues that colleges are well positioned to provide a range of opportunities for adults returning to learning, but that more resource is needed to provide the wraparound support required to address learners' complex needs.

Transformative Teaching and Learning in Further Education July 2019 [5mb]

Transformative Teaching and Learning in FE Executive Summary July 2019 [1mb]

Visit the project website to read the inspiring stories of learners, teachers and communities whose lives have been transformed by FE.




Last updated: 20 January 2022