Sweet FE

17th October 1997 at 01:00
Degree expansion

Anything the universities, schools, employers and remedial departments don't want to do, done cheaper.


Offloading tasks on to someone else in the name of career development.


Formerly teaching or lecturing until these words were revealed to be dangerously interactive.

Demand-led courses

Life's a niche.


Formerly principal, vice-principal, secretary and kettle.

Desktop publishing

Are the wedding-stationery borders you've learnt to do the right look for your GNVQ handouts?

Development, personal

Answers to life-changing questions such as "Why am I here?"

Disciplinary procedures

When colleges realise the customers who sit all day in the refectory are not leisure and recreation students.

Distance learning

Can your many above-average-size classes hear you at the back?

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