14th April 2005
THUMBS UP FOR SPORT FOUNDATION DEGREE
inspectors have given their seal of approval to the foundation degree in Sport
and Exercise Development delivered at
Following a rigorous period of subject review the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) has reported confidence in the academic standards, achievements and learning opportunities of the foundation degree.
The course has been running successfully for three years and is a triumph of partnership working in the education sector, bringing together further and higher education with key local employers.
Students on the course benefit from the facilities and quality assurance of two of the county's leading education providers whilst undertaking work-based learning in sports development and coaching that prepares them for employment in the sector.
Booth, Head of School of Sport and Leisure Studies at
relationship with the
Lincolnshire Sports Partnership is very keen to work with students on the FdSc
Sport and Exercise Development programme both in using
their expertise to benefit local communities and to directly influence their
training so that their skills development is specifically tailored to the needs
of sport in
“The creation of apprenticeship schemes for graduates of this programme is one way in which students will be able to benefit in the future and this is exactly how the Government envisages using foundation degrees to meet the skills agenda."
For more detailed information about the foundation degree in Sport and Exercise Development visit www.lincolncollege.ac.uk and click on ‘Courses’.
For more information contact: Jez Ashberry,
01522 886042 firstname.lastname@example.org
or Leslie Whiting,
01522 876272 Lwhiting@lincolncollege.ac.uk