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Further Education

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 227452, tabled on 12 March 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the average number of subjects or courses offered by further education colleges was in each of the past five years; and what estimate he has made of the average number of subjects or courses that will be offered by further education colleges in each of the next five years.

Answered on

20 March 2015

Information on the number of course undertaken by government-funded learners at Further Education providers in each academic year is published in the FE and Skills National Aims Report (link below).

The Department do not produce forecasts for the number of courses expected to be undertaken in a given year.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/378266/feandskills-national-aims-report-1314.xls

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills