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Qualifications alone will not ensure learners find work

21 Nov 2012

Today Ofsted is publishing a best practice report called Promoting enterprise in college vocational courses. The report shares the experiences of 15 high performing colleges who excel in teaching their students enterprise-related skills and entrepreneurial capability. Leaders of the colleges visited recognised the future success of their young people did not just depend on academic achievement, but also involved developing a range of essential enterprise-related skills.

Further education has a key role in stimulating economic growth and developing young people’s vocational and employability skills. This report found the most successful colleges create close links with businesses, employers and local community groups and embed enterprise related skills in the curriculum. These colleges also had highly skilled staff with excellent knowledge of the sector, who maintained strong links with their industry contacts, in turn enabling college managers to facilitate high quality and relevant work experience for learners.
 

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  • Qualifications alone will not ensure learners find work

    21 Nov 2012

    Today Ofsted is publishing a best practice report called Promoting enterprise in college vocational courses. The report shares the experiences of 15 high performing colleges who excel in teaching their students enterprise-related skills and entrepreneurial capability.

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