further education

Making reasonable adjustments for students with mental health problems

Students in further and higher education are entitled to reasonable adjustments to their course and institution if they have a disability. This leaflet provides information about adjustments that can work for students with mental health problems. Leaflet published by Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) in March 2012.

Learning independence: views of care leavers, students in residential further education and boarders in boarding schools on moving onto independent adult life

Report that gives the views of young people who are about to leave boarding schools for adult life, of residential students in further education colleges, and of care leavers, about learning and preparing for life as independent adults. It compares the views of those moving into independent adulthood from these very different backgrounds.

Participation in post-compulsory education

This topic is included in the EPPI-Centre knowledge library. The Knowledge Pages facility enables users to search for the key messages within specific subject areas to which EPPI-Centre reviews have contributed.

Referencing

The ability to relate one's own work to existing knowledge is an essential skill for practitioners and students alike. This interactive learning resource provides practical guidance on how to get referencing right.

Mapping the terrain : 16-19 funding transfer (LGA research report)

In April 2010 the Learning and Skills Council in England will be abolished and responsibility for planning and commissioning education and training for 16–18 year olds will move to local authorities. This report looks at local authorities’ early experiences of the transfer to help inform planning, especially with regard to work- force capacity.

Scoping study : linguistic access to education for deaf pupils and students in Scotland

Study looking at the state and complexities of linguistic access to education for deaf pupils and students in Scotland. It describes work which aims to improve linguistic access in education and makes recommendations to improve linguistic access throughout all education sectors.

Disability: a rough guide for widening participation practitioners

Guide intended to assist those whose work brings them into contact with potential and current disabled learners in England by offering information and advice on the issues faced by disabled learners.

Safe from bullying in further education colleges

UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might occur in FE colleges and the steps which can be taken to both prevent bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.

Higher and further education students' income, expenditure and debt in Scotland 2007-08

This report presents findings from the second study of the income, expenditure and debt of students studying higher education (HE) and further education (FE) in Scotland in 2007-08.