Further, Higher, Better?. Gareth Parry University of Sheffield. Why divide, and does it matter?. a long-standing feature? an English peculiarity? an issue for public policy?. Some policy history. 1944: an FE system + the universities 1966: colleges-polytechnics + the universities
University of Sheffield
1944: an FE system + the universities
1966: colleges-polytechnics + the universities
1988: FE + polytechnics + the universities
1992: FE + HE
2000: L&S + HE
Policy silence, except for:
Leeds Metropolitan University 45:55
University of the Arts 50:50
University of Derby 40:60
Writtle College 90:10
Birmingham CFTCS 80:20
Why do the English divide?
With what effect on organisations?
With what impact on participation and equity?