Standards reviewed

26th June 2009 at 01:00

A review of the occupational standards expected of trainers and assessors is underway, raising the University and College Union's fears that it may lead to a blurring of roles of largely work-based staff and further education lecturers.

The sector skills body Lifelong Learning UK is reviewing the national occupational standards for learning and development. An online survey of sector views runs until the middle of next month.

Geraldine Craven, the review manager, said that aim was to ensure standards were accurately applied, not to blur roles.


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