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The Resource Balancing the skills equation : key issues and challenges for policy and practice, edited by Geoff Hayward and Susan James, (electronic resource)

Balancing the skills equation : key issues and challenges for policy and practice, edited by Geoff Hayward and Susan James, (electronic resource)

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Balancing the skills equation : key issues and challenges for policy and practice
Title
Balancing the skills equation
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key issues and challenges for policy and practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Geoff Hayward and Susan James
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Language
eng
Summary
Governments worldwide assume that national competitiveness can be improved by developing workforce skills. This book critically examines this 'high skills' vision at both policy and practice levels. It challenges an oversimplified policy rhetoric that underestimates the complexity of the processes involved in developing a skilled workforce
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index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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Balancing the skills equation : key issues and challenges for policy and practice, edited by Geoff Hayward and Susan James, (electronic resource)
Label
Balancing the skills equation : key issues and challenges for policy and practice, edited by Geoff Hayward and Susan James, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1t897v1
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Producing skills: conundrums and possibilities / Geoff Hayward and Susan James -- Fit for purpose? : sixty years of VET policy in England / Geoff Stanton and Bill Bailey -- The European policy regarding education and training : a critical assessment / Jean-Luc De Meulemeester and Denis Rochat -- 'I can't believe it's not skill' : the changing meaning of skill in the UK context and some implications / Ewart Keep and Jonathan Payne -- Qualifying for a job : an educational and economic audit of the English 14-19 education and training system / Rosa M. Fernández and Geoff Hayward -- Does apprenticeship still have meaning in the UK? : the consequences of voluntarism and sectoral change / Alison Fuller and Lorna Unwin -- Tradition and reform : modernising the German dual system of vocational education / Hubert Ertl -- Learning in the workplace : reappraisals and reconceptions / Stephen Billett -- Interest, arguments and ideologies : employers' involvement in education-business partnerships in the US and the UK / Suzanne Greenwald -- Compatible higher education systems and the European labour market : Bologna and beyond / Guy Haug -- The expansion of higher education : economic necessity or hyperinflation? / Cécile Deer -- Becoming a chef : the politics and culture of learning / Susan James and Geoff Hayward
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1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
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Isbn
9781847426017
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illustrations
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Electronic reproduction.
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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