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ERIC Number: ED265288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Pages: 129
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Organisation of Productive Work in Secondary Technical and Vocational Education in the United Kingdom. Studies in Technical and Vocational Education 2.
Elliott, Janet
This case study provides information on the formal and informal technical and vocational education systems operating within the United Kingdom. It is intended to assist policymakers, planners, administrators, and experts in technical and vocational education. Part I provides basic information on the country and its economy with special emphasis on employment and changing needs. Part II deals in some detail with the educational system in the United Kingdom and discusses the role played by the government, the private sector, and the local educational authorities as well as the various educational councils and the institutions in the formal and higher education system where emphasis is placed on technical and vocational education. Part III is devoted to the organization of productive work in technical and vocational education in the United Kingdom in both the formal and nonformal systems. A list of addresses of bodies concerned with technical and vocational education in the United Kingdom and a bibliography follow. Five annexes provide diagrammatic presentations of the educational system and its administrative structure as well as three examples of workshops and laboratories, four examples of practical student work projects, and two examples of curriculum outlines. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom