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Further education and skills

Becta takes the national lead in supporting the Further education and skills sector to maximise value and transform learning through the effective and creative use of technology.


Becta publications of interest to the Learning and skills sector are listed below. You can download them or order printed copies. Use the filter or browse to find the information most relevant to you.

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Next Generation Learning: The implementation plan for 2010-2013
Working with national partners, colleges and training providers, Becta has reviewed and updated its implementation plan for next generation learning in FE and skills. This plan sets out pri...

Governance and technology - Governors play a key role promoting technology
In February 2010 Becta and LSIS ran a Governance and Technology Conference to support governors in developing their understanding of the uses of technology. This is the report from this conf...

Next Generation Learning Awards 2010: Technology excellence in further education and skills
Becta is delighted to celebrate the achievements of the winners, highly commended and special innovation awards in the further education (FE) and skills sector in Becta's 2010 Next Generatio...

Progress through harnessing technology: A year in the FE and Skills sector
Becta's FE and Skills 2009/10 Annual review. A look back at the last 12 months, together with objectives and a view of the challenges for 2010/11

Harnessing Technology Review 2009: The role of technology in further education and skills
This review brings together a range of research evidence and data from England to look at what has been achieved in implementing technology to support learning in the further education (FE) ...

Delivering results with learning technologies in the workplace: Evidence for employer efficiencies and tangible business benefits
Prepared by Towards Maturity, this report illustrates the opportunities that learning technologies are supplying to support business efficiency and improvement. A variety of case studies ar...

Raising standards
This booklet explains how you can put technology at the heart of your institution, raise standards, improve learning and teaching, achieve best value and gain lasting success.

Engaging families
This booklet explains how technology at home or in a learning environment can help the whole family engage in learning.

Inspiring learners
In this booklet you can find out how to inspire learners by using technology in practical, active and creative ways.

Online basics
This flyer describes the background to Online basics, Becta's role in supporting it and how to find out more.

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