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ERIC Number: EJ1071834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 51
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1874-785X
Mapping the Field of VET Partnerships
Taylor, Alison
Vocations and Learning, v2 n2 p127-151 Jul 2009
This paper looks critically at partnerships in education and training by presenting a case study of a community-level partnership aimed at promoting high school apprenticeships in Ontario Canada. The analysis maps the field of social relations within this partnership in order to reveal institutionally-based struggles and their implications for youth training and employment. The assumptions within policy that employers are actively engaged as partners and that they and other stakeholders share a unitary vision for education and training are challenged. Rather, partnerships reflect tensions among partners that must be addressed in order to improve the learning affordances for youth.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada