|Education and Skills - Fourth Report|
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 July 2006.
Terms of Reference
What role should further education play?
Further educationthe current state
Policy direction; current initiatives
Further education's organisational overlay
3 The front
linelearners, employers and quality
"Skills and employability" as a
new focus for colleges?
A more responsive further education systemlearners
Student representation and Educational Maintenance
Allowance (EMA) entitlements
A limit to demand-led provision?
Intervention from the LSCfailing colleges
Expanding the base of providers
oversight and planning
Self-assessment and self-regulation
Making inspection fit for purpose"impact"
Impacts of current funding priorities
More income from fees?
Coherence across the education system
Funding for 16-18-year-olds in colleges
Ownership of the workforce development strategy
Continuing Professional Development
Developing Leadership in the sector
5 The roles
of the LSC, DfES and Government
The LSC as an intermediary between colleges
The LSC as a champion for further education?
Improving the relationship between DfES and
An overall strategy for educationa
national learning and funding model
Timing of the Further Education White Paper
Ministers as champions of further education
Overseeing implementation of reforms
Conflict with schools policy
Conclusions and recommendations
List of written evidence
Reports from the Education and Skills Committee, Session 2005-06
List of Evidence
Monday 7 November 2005
Wednesday 16 November 2005
Monday 28 November 2005
Monday 9 January 2006
Monday 16 January 2006
Wednesday 15 March 2006
Monday 24 April 2006