Definitions for "Further Education"
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.