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Parry, Gareth – London Review of Education, 2010
Through his early studies of the character of adult schools and community colleges in California, Burton Clark launched a set of ideas, sociological and educational, that served as baseline concepts in the study and practice of American higher education. His book "The Open Door College" ranks among the classic accounts of a type of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Secondary Education
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Wilde, Stephanie; Wright, Susannah – London Review of Education, 2007
This paper examines the views of staff at higher education institutions on how well 14-19 education and training prepares young people for higher education (HE) study. It draws upon research involving focus groups with approximately 250 academic and admissions staff at 21 higher education institutions in England and Wales. The data collection was…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Secondary Education, Articulation (Education), Readiness