Expanding Our Understanding of the Learning Cultures in Community-Based Further Education.

@inproceedings{Gallacher2007ExpandingOU,
  title={Expanding Our Understanding of the Learning Cultures in Community-Based Further Education.},
  author={J. Gallacher and Beth Crossan and Terry Mayes and Paula Cleary and Lorna I. Smith and David Watson},
  year={2007}
}
This paper presents arguments for distinctive features of the learning cultures present within community‐based further education. It draws on an analysis of qualitative data generated through interviews with staff and learners in two community learning centres (CLCs) attached to two of Scotland's Further Education (FE) colleges. The following features are identified: the permeable boundaries of CLCs; the complex roles of teaching staff and the ‘horizontality’ of the relationships with learners… CONTINUE READING