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ERIC Number: EJ965931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep
Pages: 9
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ISSN: ISSN-0738-0593
The Geopolitics and Meanings of India's Massive Skills Development Ambitions
King, Kenneth
International Journal of Educational Development, v32 n5 p665-673 Sep 2012
This paper interrogates the drivers and meanings behind the dramatic rise of technical and vocational education and training in the policy and political agenda of India. What are the assumptions about the existing traditions and character of India's culture or cultures of skills development? Is the massive planned expansion of skilled people in India simply more of the same, or is there a new paradigm involved? How central will be the role of the private sector and of public private partnerships in the new skills training environment? And how inevitable was it that India should embrace a national vocational qualification framework?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India