• Political Science
  • Published 2014

"Finding a Voice"The experience of mature students in a college of further education

@inproceedings{Hardiman2014FindingAV,
  title={"Finding a Voice"The experience of mature students in a college of further education},
  author={Fergal Hardiman},
  year={2014}
}
This study explores the experience of mature students in a Further Education college in Ireland. It looks at the development of the further education sector and its current role in Irish education. Further education is a major provider of education for adults as more than half the students in further education are now mature students. The system grew largely within the Vocational Education system and, it is suggested, has adopted many of the neo-liberal ideas and practices prevalent in… CONTINUE READING

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