- The Impact of New Teaching and Learning Strategy at Harlow...
The Impact of New Teaching and Learning Strategy at Harlow College
The terms 'adult learning' and 'further education' are familiar
but difficult concepts in the modern day education scenario in the
U.K because of its many diverse forms which incorporate general and
vocational training. These terms have invited widespread debates,
cutting across political parties and intellectuals, and procured
reports and reviews resulting in the formation and implementation
of diverse strategies across the country.
The changes in the further education sector have been
overwhelming and demanding, however well-meant they may be.
Therefore, it comes as no surprise that colleges like Harlow find
it difficult to keep pace with this barrage of changes in teaching
and learning strategy which demands a fast track delivery for
Thus, taking into consideration all the changes in the post-16
sector and the observations in the Ofsted reports, it is no wonder
that the college has been unsuccessful in implementing the new
strategies. Yet, a close view of the overall assessment of the
performance of the college ,during and after the implementation of
the new teaching and learning strategy, speaks of some consistency
and improvement at Harlow that are not below the national framework
standards. The new strategy will take some time to fully integrate
into the system and flourish. Meanwhile, this educational
institution will race forward, aiming at excellence, enriched with