General label given to study after age 16 (age at US 10th grade) and before UK university.
generally refers to non-university education for school-leavers (often vocational). See Higher education.
learning or training that takes place post 16 years of age. It can be full time, part time or flexible, and academic or vocational. FE is most commonly provided through schools and colleges for students between the ages of 16-18, and usually educates to A-Level and NVQ Level 3 standard.
Education in UK usually after the age of sixteen years . There are different levels of learning from very basic skills and many are concerned with work related training for commerce or industry. FE is often provides an entry to university. There are many practical courses at a high level for technicians and business employees and managers.
(FE) post-secondary education, including higher education, adult education, and vocational education and training. general adult education programs for adults undertaken for personal enrichment, personal development, general interest or recreation. General adult education programs do not have a specific vocational intent. generic competencies see key competency
Further Education refers to post 16 education which can be offered at colleges, institutes of education, schools and in the workplace. A very wide range of vocational and academic qualifications can be studied.
Often referred to as 'FE', further education deals with study for a qualification other than that recognised as part of Higher Education. Levels of FE study include GCSE, 'A' Level, NVQ, City and Guilds and BTEC, as well as Access and recreational courses.
Further education is for people over compulsory school age (currently 16 in England) which does not take place in a secondary school. It may be in a sixth-form college, a Further Education College or a Higher Education Institution. Further education courses are generally up to the standard of GCE A-level or NVQ Level 3.
Describes all additional forms of education taken after completing secondary school, this may be higher education, adult education or vocational education.
Qualifications that provide training in adult literacy and basic education, access and preparatory education and English as a Second Language. G-H
Further education (often abbreviated "FE") is post-secondary, post-compulsory education (in addition to that received at secondary school). It may be at the same level, at a higher level, or at a lower level than secondary education, anything from basic training to Higher National and Foundation Degree. The term is mainly used in connection with education in the United Kingdom.