Fewer students complete their college courses

According to TES, fewer students are successfully completing their courses at Scottish colleges, new figures have shown.

Of the 26 colleges in Scotland delivering full-time FE, 17 saw a decline in the proportion successfully completing their course, and only nine had a higher success rate than in 2017-18.

An SFC spokesperson said: “The college sector has demonstrated its strengths in adapting to the needs of the economy, providing increasing opportunities for those already in work to upskill or reskill and once again exceeding the Scottish government’s target of 116,269 full-time equivalents. There are, however, challenges to be addressed in improving attainment rates across the sector.

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