Foundation Degrees: validation, support, enhancement and employer engagement
- 13 May 2008 00:00
After the tremendous success of a similar event at Croydon college in March, the Higher Education Academy HE in FE Enhancement Programme and fdf have jointly organised another collaborative event on the validation of foundation degrees suitable for all subject disciplines.
The intended outcomes for this event are:
- Awareness of current activities for enhancement provided by the Higher Education Academy and fdf for providers of HE in FECs and sources of information, including Fd endorsement, employer-based training accreditation, the accreditation of prior experiential learning, employer engagement following Leitch.
- Increased knowledge and understanding of the principles and processes for validation of HE awards by an institution with degree awarding powers.
- Increased knowledge and understanding of the employer engagement agenda and of the toolkit to assist FECs developed by fdf.
This event is aimed at: HE Managers, Business Development Managers, Managers with responsibility for quality assurance in HE and Programme leaders with programmes to be (re)validated in 2008.