ERIC Number: ED309311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Further Education Promoting Enterprise. Proceedings of a Conference Held by the Department of Trade and Industry and the Further Education Unit (London, England, November 1988).
Bolton, William, Ed.; Clyde, Albert, Ed.
This document is a report on the proceedings of a 1-day conference organized by the Further Education Unit in England on behalf of the Enterprise and Education Unit of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The following presentations are summarized in the report: "A Welcome"--getting industry and further education (FE) together to demonstrate the capability of the FE sector to meet industry's needs into the 1990s (Martin Stanley); "Setting the Scene"--a look at how the training scene has changed since the 1970s (John Peake); "The Enterprise Challenge" and the role of the DTI (Eric Forth); "Further Education Working for Local Prosperity," with an examination of the ways in which one college has met the challenges of the 1980s (John Shore); "An Industrial View" of the industry/FE relationship (Stuart Northcott); and "The Way Ahead"--a consideration of how individuals, companies, and the country can make the most of the FE system (Geoff Stanton). Discussion issues summarized in the report concern companies and training, technician training, the invisibility of FE, and coordinated planning. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Further Education Unit, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)