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Chapter 2: The Dyslexia-Friendly College
Post-16 education is going through a phase of repositioning in order to meet the needs of the community to ensure that a skilled workforce is equipped to compete in the global market. The sector now includes FE colleges, community colleges and tertiary colleges. In addition, some colleges offer higher educational provision. There are other FE contexts such as specialist colleges, prison contracts, armed forces, FE within the school setting, independent training providers, and adult and community-based education.
The range and nature of post-16 qualifications are also changing to meet the requirements of the modern workplace. The Leitch review (Leitch, 2006) has set the target of 95 per cent of adults who will have the basic [Page ...