ERIC Number: ED443990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
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Education, Training and the Future of Work II: Developments in Vocational Education and Training.
Flude, Mike, Ed.; Sieminski, Sandy, Ed.
This book contains 13 papers on developments in vocational education and training in Great Britain and the future of work. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Geoff Esland, Mike Flude, Sandy Sieminski); "The Roles of the State and the Social Partners in Vocational Education and Training Systems" (Andy Green); "Education Training and Economic Performance in Comparative Perspective" (David Finegold); "Vocationalism and Educational Change" (Rob Moore, Mike Hickox); "Industrial Training or New Vocationalism? Structures and Discourses" (Stephen Ball); "Contextualizing Public Policy in Vocational Education and Training: The Origins of Competence-Based Vocational Qualifications Policy in the UK" (Steve Williams, Peter Raggatt); "The Competence and Outcomes Movement: The Landscape of Research" (Inge Bates); "Reality Testing in the Workplace: Are NVQs [National Employment Qualifications]'Employment-Led'?" (John Field); "A Critique of NVQs and GNVQs [General National Vocational Qualifications]" (Alan Smithers); "Ideology and Curriculum Policy: GNVQ and Mass Postcompulsory Education in England and Wales" (Denis Gleeson, Phil Hodkinson); "The Implementation of GNVQs in Further Education: A Case Study" (Margaret Bird, Geoff Esland, Jane Greenberg, Sandy Sieminski, Karen Yarrow); "The Politics of Training in Britain: Contradictions in the TEC [Training and Enterprise Council] Initiative" (Jamie Peck); "Markets, Outcomes and the Quality of Vocational Education and Training: Some Lessons from a Youth Credits Pilot Scheme" (Phil Hodkinson, Heather Hodkinson); and"Policy and Accountability" (Lee Harvey, Peter Knight). All papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Case Studies, Competence, Competency Based Education, Curriculum, Education Work Relationship, Educational Certificates, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, Industrial Training, Job Training, Labor Market, Outcomes of Education, Pilot Projects, Policy Formation, Politics of Education, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Test Validity, Testing, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education, Work Environment, Youth Programs
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom