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Really useful qualifications and learning? Exploring the policy effects of new sub-bachelors degree qualifications

Edmonds, Nadia; Fuller, Alison; Hillier, Yvonne; Ingram, Robert; Little, Brenda; Reeve, Fiona and Webb, Sue (2009). Really useful qualifications and learning? Exploring the policy effects of new sub-bachelors degree qualifications. In: 39th Annual Conference of the Standing Conference on university teaching and research in the education of adults (SCUTREA), 7- 9 July 2009, Cambridge, UK.

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Abstract

The symposium paper addresses the conference theme of the relationship between policy, practice and research by critically examining policy discourse in lifelong learning and the role of research in understanding policy effects. Empirical and theoretical research on the rationale and practice of examples of short cycle HE including sub-bachelors degree level qualifications, such as Higher National Certificates and Diplomas and Foundation Degrees are the focus.

Item Type: Conference Item
Keywords: lifelong learning; higher education; widening participation; diversity; foundation degrees; higher national diplomas;
Academic Unit/Department: Centre for Higher Education Research and Information (CHERI)
Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Item ID: 17774
Depositing User: Brenda Little
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2009 13:52
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2016 21:41
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/17774
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