ERIC Number: ED316696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Training in the United Kingdom.
Sharples, Steve; Carty, Vikki
This report on vocational training in the United Kingdom (UK) contains a general introduction, eight chapters, and two appendices. Chapter 1 describes the population of the UK, including the labor force, unemployment, and youth employment. Chapter 2 describes the economy of the UK. Chapter 3 describes initial education and training in the UK, including compulsory education, postcompulsory education, higher education, and work-based training programs. Chapter 4 describes adult education and training. The historical development of the UK education and training system is described in Chapter 5. Roles and responsibilities in the UK's training system are identified in Chapter 6. Chapter 7 describes the financing of training. Chapter 8 provides future perspectives for the UK's system. Appendix 1 provides a 17-item bibliography. Appendix 2 provides a selected listing of organizations concerned with training. (CML)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Job Training, Labor Force, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs, Young Adults
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom