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Further education (often abbreviated "FE", called continuing education in U.S. English) is a term mainly used in connection with education in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It is post-compulsory education (in addition to that received at secondary school), that is distinct from the education offered in universities (higher education). It may be at any level above compulsory education, from basic training to Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree. A distinction is usually made between FE and higher education ("HE") which is education at a higher level than secondary school, usually provided in distinct institutions such as universities. FE in the United Kingdom therefore includes education for people over 16, usually excluding universities. It is primarily taught in FE colleges (which are similar in concept to United States community colleges, and sometimes use "community college" in their title), work-based learning, and adult and community learning institutions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Further education)

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Metadata related to 'further education' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'further education': 156 (8.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'further education' across all Ariadne articles: 266
  • Average number of references to 'further education' per Ariadne article: 1.71
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'further education': 1996-09
  • Trending factor of 'further education': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'further education':

  1. roddy macleod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. randy metcalfe (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. mark williams (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. shirley keane (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. donald mackay (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

Building ResourceFinder

Pete Cliff looks at how the RDN has utilised the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

The JISC User Behaviour Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

Jenny Rowley introduces the JISC User Behaviour Monitoring and Evaluation Framework.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

My Humbul: Humbul Gets Personal

Randy Metcalfe describes new functionality available for users of the Humbul Humanities Hub.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

News from the Resource Discovery Network

Simon Jennings and Philip Pothen with the latest on developments at the RDN.

January 2002, issue30, regular column

EEVL: Brand new EEVL service

Roddy Macleod introduces a new service.

January 2002, issue30, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

January 2002, issue30, news and events

Editorial Introduction to Issue 29: Key Technologies for the Development of the Digital Library

Philip Hunter with the editorial for Ariadne 29.

October 2001, issue29, editorial

Subject Portals

Judith Clark describes a three-year project to develop a set of subject portals as part of the Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER) development programme.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Establishing a Digital Library Centre

John Kirriemuir outlines some of the issues for the establishment of digital library centres in UK Higher Education institutions.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

The People's Network and the Learning Revolution: Building the NOF Digitize Programme

Susi Woodhouse brings us up to date with developments.

October 2001, issue29, feature article

Developing an Agenda for Institutional E-Print Archives

Philip Hunter, John MacColl and Marieke Napier report on a one day Open Archives conference on OAI compliant metadata and e-print issues. Held at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London. 11 July 2001.

October 2001, issue29, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2001, issue29, news and events

Personalization of Web Services: Opportunities and Challenges

Monica Bonett gives an overview of personalization on the World Wide Web and discusses ideas for development within resource discovery systems.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Information Skills and the DNER: The INHALE Project

Margaret Weaver describes the work of the Information for Nursing and Health in a Learning Environment (INHALE) Project team.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

Supporting Material for Database Training, or 'Here’s One I Prepared Earlier'

Alison McNab looks at the wealth of resources available for trainers provided by the information service and content providers within JISC-supported services.

June 2001, issue28, feature article

EEVL Update

Roddy MacLeod and Linda Kerr provide news about the EEVL service

June 2001, issue28, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2001, issue28, news and events

Editorial Introduction to Issue 27: The Digital Library Jigsaw

Philip Hunter opens the box and looks at some of the choicest pieces of Ariadne issue 27.

March 2001, issue27, editorial

After the Big Bang: The Forces of Change and E-Learning

Pete Johnston examines what recent developments in the area of "e-learning" might mean for the custodians of the information resources required to support teaching and learning.

March 2001, issue27, feature article

The Digital Preservation Coalition

Neil Beagrie reports on proposals to establish a Digital Preservation Coalition in the UK.

March 2001, issue27, feature article

EEVL

Roddy MacLeod and Lesa Ng with some useful tips on Shoestring Marketing for projects.

March 2001, issue27, regular column

The Distributed National Electronic Resource and the Hybrid Library

Stephen Pinfield and Lorcan Dempsey with an overview of the DNER.

January 2001, issue26, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 24: Plumbing the Digital Library

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne 24.

June 2000, issue24, editorial

In Vision: The Internet As a Resource for Visually Impaired People

Ann Chapman on the Internet as a resource for visually impaired people: a survey of accessible sites, resources, current research and software.

June 2000, issue24, feature article

JASPER Further Education Meeting

Martin Hamilton reports on the recent JASPER one day meeting on the expansion of JISC services to cover the FE community.

June 2000, issue24, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2000, issue24, news and events

Web Cache: The National JANET Web Cache Progress Report

George Neisser discusses the plans of the National Caching Service.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

Looking Back in Anger: A Retrospective

Don Revill, former Head of Information Services at Liverpool John Moores University, offers a retrospective.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Minotaur

Gordon Brewer re-examines the "convergence of services" issue.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Down Your Way: Cyberworld Croydon

Lyndon Pugh took a trip to the cyberworld of Croydon, to see 'what was going down'.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

Dearing, IT and Information Services: Two Cheers (or One and a Half?)

Lyndon Pugh reviews a serious attempt to square a circle.

January 1998, issue13, feature article

The History of History

Stephen Smith explains the background to the relaunch of IHR-Info as HISTORY.

November 1997, issue12, project update

Interface: Hymns Ancient and Modern

Lyndon Pugh talks to Mary Auckland, Chair, Committee on Electronic Information (CEI) Content Working Group.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Public Libraries Corner: Soul and Song

Lorcan Dempsey writes about the recent report: New Library: the People's Network.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

NISS: National Information Services and Systems

Annette Lafford and Oren Stone talk us through NISS, one of the major sources of on-line information for academics and librarians

July 1997, issue10, review

CTI (Computers in Teaching Initiative)

The CTI, set up in 1989, offers a UK-wide service to academic staff in higher education institutions through its network of 24 subject-based centres. Joyce Martin, acting head of the CTI Support Service, describes this HEFCE funded initiative.

September 1996, issue5, project update

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