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Education Act 2002

Section 139: Wales: provision of higher education

280.This section allows the NAW to make regulations relating to the provision of courses of higher education at FE institutions in Wales. The section re-enacts section 218(9)(d) of the ERA so as to enable regulations to prohibit provision of such courses without the NAW’s approval and to regulate the numbers and categories of students on such courses. This provision will assist the NAW to assist in the planning of post 16 learning provision in Wales.

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