ENHANCING STUDENT RETENTION AND ENGAGEMENT WITHIN FURTHER EDUCATION “WHY STUDENTS WOULD LEAVE?”
Keywords:Retention, Engagement, Early leavers, Advise, Recruitment, Further education
In this paper it has attempted to bring to light some issues on the approach of retention and engagement in the further education as well as why students would leave a course.
This work has been undertaken in the UK as a case study within a college, it identifies the differences between education in engineering for part time adult learners with diverse backgrounds.There is a lack of retention and engagement, in the UK’s further education (FE) colleges which current strategies do not as adequately address. The multitude of factors influencing a FE student’s performance has brought together in a coherent structure that enables the needs of individual students to be identified.
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