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Organisational culture of further education colleges delivering higher education business programmes: developing a culture of ‘HEness’ – what next?

Dr Denis Feather; Dr Denis Feather; Dr Denis Feather;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Mar 2016
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper draws on the views of lecturers working in and delivering college-based higher education (CBHE) in the UK. There have been numerous works on the culture of higher education in further education (HE in FE). However, as noted by some literati, the culture of further education (FE) is not easy to define, and does not readily lend itself to the incorporation of a higher education (HE) culture. This could be due to the large number of changes FE has had to adopt owing to various government policies. The study comprises 26 in-depth individual interviews conducted at various further education colleges throughout the Yorkshire and Humber region of the UK. Via...
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free text keywords: LB, Education, Pedagogy, Blame, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Performativity, Organizational culture, Qualitative research, Public relations, business.industry, business, Managerialism, Further education, Public policy, Higher education, Sociology
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