From wolf to widening opportunities

Stuart Wesselby, principal of Tresham College of Further and Higher Education, discusses the outcomes of the Wolf Report three years on and the implications for FE providers.
It’s been a tumultuous few years for the UK economy, creating challenges that have provided a catalyst for change in the way education is funded, targeted and delivered.

For those of us at the rock face of ensuring education provision addresses the needs of both young people and employers, there has been an essential cultural evolution. The picture of success has changed from one that prioritises the number of qualifications achieved by each student to one in which the outcomes are measured by the student’s employability or suitability for higher level study.


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