As the number of higher education (HE) courses offered in further education (FE) settings increases, so does the need for teachers and trainee teachers to develop their teaching skills. This text is written for all those working towards QTLS who are teaching or planning to teach HE courses. It examines what it means to teach HE and how a HE environment can be created in an FE setting. It gives guidance on planning, teaching and assessing HE courses in FE. A practical guide for all FE teachers and trainee teachers as the sector adapts to the needs of education today.

Managing HE in FE

Managing HE in FE

By the end of this chapter you will be able to:

  • identify key debates surrounding middle management roles and responsibilities in the FE sector;
  • relate these debates to HE in FE provision;
  • identify ways in which the management of HE in FE provision can be made more effective.

Introduction: Course and Programme Management in the Further Education Sector

Although new members of staff in a FE college might expect to be able to focus on their teaching, learning and assessment practice, it is not uncommon for them to be given additional responsibilities for course or programme administration, even at a relatively early stage of their careers. A college lecturer might, for example, have to establish a working relationship with an external verifier, ...

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