Policy paper

Prospects College of Advanced Technology project report: lessons learned

Lessons learned from the launch of a new employer-focused specialist technical college of further education (FE).

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



Prospects College of Advanced Technology involves employers, providing cutting-edge technical education in engineering, aviation, rail and construction to young people over 16. This is the first new FE corporation in over 20 years.

These 3 documents capture the lessons learned from a project to support the application of Prospects Learning Foundation (PLF) to establish an incorporated further education (FE) college.

The project documents include:

  • a business case supporting the unique new employer-focused, specialist technical FE College in the South Essex Thames Gateway
  • an application document that describes the new college and how it helps improve provision and choice to the FE Sector
Published 23 February 2015