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ERIC Number: EJ1138509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 14
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1356-2517
Poor Relations? Tensions and Torment; A View of Excellence in Teaching and Learning from the Cinderella Sector
Dixon, Fiona Jean; Pilkington, Ruth
Teaching in Higher Education, v22 n4 p437-450 2017
This study examines the rise of excellence in (Further Education) FE and the resulting effects on its construction and measurement in two colleges in the North West of England. The expansion of excellence is being driven by the government's desire to improve economic prosperity through increased educational success. Whilst excellence is portrayed as being first-class, robust and achievable on the one hand (DfE 2016), there is a darker side. This study exposes the tensions and stresses caused by the requirement for outstanding teaching acting as a warning to HE as it prepares for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)
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