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ERIC Number: EJ591104
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0268-0939
Policy Tensions in Vocational Education and Training for Young People: The Origins of General National Vocational Qualifications.
Williams, Steve
Journal of Education Policy, v14 n2 p151-66 Mar-Apr 1999
Indepth interviews with informants revealed four interrelated policy tensions during development of the UK's General National Vocational Qualifications: the tendency to favor academic over vocational education, potential conflict between long-term strategic imperatives and short-term political objectives, employment and education departments' differing aims, and NCVQ's departmental relationships. Contains 27 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Wales)