World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Beacon Status

Article Id: WHEBN0007094951
Reproduction Date:

Title: Beacon Status  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Chosen Hill School, Today's featured article/October 19, 2011, Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College, Education in England, Cirencester College
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Beacon Status

Beacon Status is a learning and skills recognition of the excellence and innovation which exists within the Learning and Skills sector for the United Kingdom. The award congratulates learning providers that deliver outstanding teaching and learning and are well led and managed. It is for providers funded by the Learning and Skills Council and inspected by the Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED) or the Adult Learning Inspectorate (ALI). The status is held for three years.

It was launched by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) in partnership with the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) in 2002. The scheme is now managed by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (formerly the Quality Improvement Agency). Beacons are drawn from general, tertiary colleges, sixth forms, work based

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.