Sixth-form colleges: an endangered organisational form?

Stoten, David (2014) Sixth-form colleges: an endangered organisational form? Journal of Further and Higher Education, 38 (6). pp. 851-873. ISSN 0309-877X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2013.765946

Abstract

The sixth-form college sector is often marginalised in policy and academic discourse, where the much larger school and further education sectors dominate. This paper sets out to describe the sector’s key features, assess its position within the wider education system and consider its future in an increasingly competitive education market. The research involved discussions with senior managers and teachers, as well as analysis of policy documentation from within and without the sector.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sixth-form college, further education, isomorphic and adaptive change, postmodern and new modernist organisational forms, education market, curriculum offer
Subjects: X900 Others in Education
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Corporate and Executive Development
Depositing User: David Stoten
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2014 08:44
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 10:56
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/17634

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