Resources – Learning Support (FD)

For further information on learning support please see the following external links and references:

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Foundation Degree Resources

Role of Foundation Degrees in UK Education OECD THEMATIC Review of Tertiary Education: Country Report: United Kingdom, Tony Clark,  May 2006, OECD report

The Leitch Review of Skills, Prosperity for all in the global economy – world class skills, Dec 2006

The QAA provides a generic qualification benchmark for foundation degrees

Sector Skills Development Agency (SSDA) .

List of Sector Skills Councils (SSCs)

Foundation Direct: HEFCE funded Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Portsmouth,

Learning Support Foundation Degree Resources

Foundation Degrees in Education and Training, Pat Davies, University of Sheffield,

FENTO Standards for teaching and supporting learning in further education in England and Wales

Work experience and exchanges, Support4learning:

The Management, Role and Training of Learning Support Assistants, Dr. Peter Farrell, Dr. Maggie Balshaw and Dr. Filiz Polat Centre for Educational Needs, University of Manchester., DfES, 1999:

British Dyslexic Association –

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