FE 'slow to change'

18th May 2007 at 01:00
Welsh inspectorate Estyn claims poor leaders in post-16 education are often satisfied with the status quo. In its latest report, called Leadership and strategic management in the further education, work-based learning and adult community-based sectors, launched this week at Cardiff's St David's Catholic College, the inspection body hits out at a reluctance to change in the sectors. It also found that in nearly half of all work-based learning providers inspected since 2004, the quality of leadership had important shortcomings. To read the full report online go to www.estyn.gov.uk.

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