A post-16 challenge

April 20, 2001

Further education colleges and training providers must provide cheap and easy access to courses that learners and employers really want, says a new report.

The report by the Further Education Funding Council, Matching Employer Needs and Learner Aspirations Today and Tomorrow - the Strategic Challenge for Providers , lists nine recommendations to make post-16 education more relevant to the economy. The report says a quarter of the workforce is skills deficient.

Details: Further Education Funding Council

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