Reenvisioning Welsh Postcompulsory Education

Ellen Hazelkorn


In 2015, the Welsh government commissioned a review of its postcompulsory education system. Recommendations included the creation of a single regulatory, oversight, and coordinating authority bringing together further, higher, and adult learning. By its swift endorsement of the report’s principles and recommendations, the Welsh government conspicuously diverged from the market–demand driven
approach adopted by the UK government for England.


Postsecondary education; regulation; governance; Wales; societal impact; learning pathways

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