Staff in further educaton (FE) colleges are involved in many different ways with Access to HE.
This section is designed to provide information and support on Access to HE for staff who work in FE.
This practical guide has been updated and summarises the main features of the Access to HE grading scheme. It provides a brief, 'how to' introduction for anyone involved in assessing Access to HE students. More detailed information is given in the full guidance: Grades and the Access to HE Diploma: Grading scheme handbook 2012. Section B of the Grading scheme handbook is available in printer friendly format here.
Access to HE Diploma: implementation of grading - feedback report
Following the introduction of a common grading scheme on Access to HE courses in 2009-10, QAA gathered feedback from the main stakeholder groups about the implementation of the scheme and its impact on stakeholders. A report detailing and evaluating the responses received has now been published.
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This report looks at trends in numbers on Access to HE courses in recent years and explores reasons for a reported fall in student numbers. The report is based on responses to a survey of more than 200 Access to HE providers (March 2009).