Inspectors find college 'overstated' strengths

January 7, 2000

Dunstable College has joined the growing ranks of failing colleges, with "less than satisfactory" inspection grades for management and quality control.

The Bedfordshire college was also given the worst possible grade for the quality of its basic education provision. Inspectors from the Further Education Funding Council said the college had "overstated" its strengths and "failed to place sufficient emphasis upon some of the weaknesses".

The college's governance and most areas of the curriculum were deemed satisfactory.

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