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Frankland, Gillian; Ebrahim, Nazir – 2001
This document is intended to assist practitioners involved in the delivery of Part One General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQs), which are GNVQs designed for students in the United Kingdom who are at Key Stage 4 and the post-16 level. Section 1 examines the following topics of interest to centers that are contemplating introducing Part…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Articulation (Education), Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
Dixon, Stella – 1995
This document, which is designed for individuals responsible for curriculum development and delivery at further education (FE) colleges in Britain, offers guidance on curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation and contains an instrument for monitoring quality throughout the curriculum change process. The first half of the document details…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
Advanced Technology, Inc., McLean, VA. – 1982
The research methodology of a study to assess 1980-1981 award accuracy of the Basic Educational Opportunity Grants (BEOG), or Pell grants, is described. The study is the first stage of a three-stage quality control project. During the spring of 1981 a nationally representative sample of 305 public, private, and proprietary institutions was…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Students, Confidential Records, Data Collection
Advanced Technology, Inc., McLean, VA. – 1982
Findings of a study of 1980-1981 award accuracy of the Basic Educational Opportunity Grants (BEOGs), or Pell Grants, are summarized. The study is the first stage of a three-stage quality control project and includes recommended corrective actions to reduce inaccuracies in the grant awards. A sample of 4,500 students were selected as representative…
Descriptors: Accountability, Change Strategies, College Students, Confidential Records
Advanced Technology, Inc., McLean, VA. – 1982
Detailed findings from the first stage of the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant (BEOG) quality control project are presented. For the 4,500 students selected as representative of the BEOG, or Pell Grant, recipient population as of Fall 1980, data were collected from: federal tax returns, interviews with student recipients and their parents, tax…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Students, Confidential Records, Data Collection
Wilson, David N. – 1993
In January 1991 the Federal Minister of Employment and Immigration announced the establishment of the Canadian Labour Force Development Board (CLFDB) as Canada's national training board. Training boards at the provincial and local levels are still in the developmental stage. The lack of a national coordinating mechanism for all aspects of training…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Continuing Education
Alberta Education Response Centre, Edmonton. – 1992
This guide for parents of individuals with intellectual disabilities emphasizes the need for a transition plan as a crucial stage in continuous service delivery for on-going supports and for fostering the individual's successful participation in the community. The guide contains three main headings. Under the first of these, "What Is…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment
Ratcliffe, Joan – 1987
This report is intended as a resource for all those interested in staff development, especially in the tertiary education context. It describes the staff development project in the first two years of a new tertiary college--Harlow Technical College in England. An introduction and a description of the context of the project begin the report.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
Stavrou, Stavros – 1995
A study examined vocational education in Greece. First, vocational education was placed within the context of Greece's political and administrative structures and economy. The evolution of vocational education in Greece was traced. The structure, objectives, and delivery of general education and initial and further vocational education were…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education)
Pine, Gerald J. – 1981
A change strategy, known as "systematic ad hocism," is based on three assumptions: (1) A concentration on individual teacher concerns as a first step in the change process is justifiable; (2) Encouragement of dialogue among teachers who have taken individual actions leads to collaborative actions and provides bases for organizational…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Conflict Resolution, Decision Making
Thorpe, Mary – 2000
Key issues related to the relationship between new technology and lifelong learning in the United Kingdom and elsewhere were identified through reviews of the literature on information and communications technology (ICT) and the literature on lifelong learning. Two overarching issues related to the interplay of new technology and lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Computer Uses in Education