Do You Qualify For A Further Education Course? Want To Escape Full-time Work?

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Over 19? Do you have the required skills to qualify for a further education course and a return to full time college study? Want to waste your own time? Find out if you're eligible by taking this fairly simple quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do students choose a further education (FE) course to study at their college of choice? (4 correct answers)
    • A. 

      They're too afraid to start full-time work that would mean paying rent to their parents

    • B. 

      EMA and Learning Support Funds encourage students to not bother getting a part-time job and just 'hang at college' in their spare time instead

    • C. 

      Because that's what all their friends are doing, and they ran out of ideas about what to do after GCSEs

    • D. 

      They're not intelligent enough to study A-levels, so they choose an easy course or a 'doss'(sitting around) course instead which they hope will guide them to a successful job on completion

    • E. 

      They hope that choosing an FE course will provide a gateway to a first-class university, a first-class degree, a real career and a new life away from home with impressive earning prospects

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      GCSEs at grade A-C in English and/or Drama and a display of talent for acting at an audition or workshop

    • B. 

      Turn up to the workshop, but you don't have to be there

    • C. 

      Turn up on the first day of term with 10 of your friends who can't act, but they're present to make up the numbers. Remember, every student counts.

    • D. 

      A disability, for example 'Tourret's Syndrome', weak limbs, or 'rude question at wrong moment' mouth

    • E. 

      A short attention span, lack of focus and discipline, inability to shut up, inability to think creatively, inability to see the bigger picture, emotional instability, potty mouth, irrelevant discussion topics to get off your chest, unnecessary argumentativeness or violence, poor speech and grammar, a talent of interrupting the class with time consuming debates, and no acting/musical/writing/directing/creative potential whatsoever

  • 3. 
    Why do local councils supply college students with EMA or Learning Support Funds?
    • A. 

      To get kids off the streets

    • B. 

      To improve government statistics of 'more students in learning'

    • C. 

      To give them the fundamental life skills to prepare them for the real adult working world, and to provide them with an incentive towards learning

    • D. 

      They can't force kids to learn if they don't want to, so they throw money at them instead because the kids are now in control (see: power shift)

    • E. 

      To make it look like they're pretending to support the masses whilst ignoring the real issues of the harder working committed people over 20 returning to education, the same people who require urgent funding for their dreams of contributing to the success of the country in years to come

  • 4. 
    Your college experience is...
    • A. 

      Valued and appreciated

    • B. 

      Taken into account and assessed for future reference

    • C. 

      Whatever you make of it

    • D. 

      Full of support, care and attention for the needs of the student

    • E. 

      First class and memorable

  • 5. 
    Going the 'extra mile' when supporting students means...
    • A. 

      Sweeping matters under the carpet

    • B. 

      Taking matters to heart and becoming emotional as a teacher

    • C. 

      Finding excuses to support the procrastinators and punish the victims, e.g. 'you're being immature about your own work being stolen, lazily copied word for word and pissed on' - the words of a right-wing communist teacher

    • D. 

      Dealing with the issue quickly, effictively and efficiently whilst keeping an eye on how the student is developing through the matter at hand

    • E. 

      I'll deal with it later

  • 6. 
    Complete the phrase:"Think of our creative courses as painting over a wall. The students are the fresh talent, they're the walls. The teachers are the sanding apparatus for removing old paint. They're also the fillers. The course material is the fresh paint, and once finished with, the end product is..."