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ERIC Number: EJ636495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1363-6820
The Double Edge of Competency Training: Contradictory Discourses and Lived Experience.
James, Pauline
Journal of Vocational Education & Training: The Vocational Aspect of Education, v53 n2 p301-24 2001
Interviews with 195 Australian training managers found that competency-based training is effective for workplace-relevant learning, organizational development, and standardization. However, it marginalizes cultural, conceptual, and tacit knowledge. Although it achieves some stakeholders' objectives, it privileges certain enterprises, workers, and forms of knowledge. (Contains 36 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia