Resources – Learning Support (FD)

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

If you would like to recommend any links to be added to this page please email s.smith@worc.ac.uk 


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 http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/3/37211152.pdf

The Leitch Review of Skills, Prosperity for all in the global economy – world class skills, Dec 2006 http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/independent_reviews/leitch_review/review_leitch_index.cfm

The QAA provides a generic qualification benchmark for foundation degrees  http://www.qaa.ac.uk/reviews/foundationdegree/benchmark/fdqb.as

Sector Skills Development Agency (SSDA) http://www.ssda.org.uk/ .

List of Sector Skills Councils (SSCs)  http://www.ssda.org.uk/ssda/default.aspx?page=16

Foundation Direct: HEFCE funded Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Portsmouth, http://www.port.ac.uk/departments/studentsupport/foundationdirect/research/Literaturereviews/


Learning Support Foundation Degree Resources

Foundation Degrees in Education and Training, Pat Davies, University of Sheffield, http://escalate.ac.uk/1731

FENTO Standards for teaching and supporting learning in further education in England and Wales http://www.lluk.org/documents/standards/teach_stan.pdf

Work experience and exchanges, Support4learning: http://www.support4learning.org.uk/careers/work_experience_and_exchanges.cfm

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: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/RB161.doc

British Dyslexic Association – https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

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