Governing education and training systems in England: some lessons from the United States

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Author: Stasz, Cathleen

Abstract:

Recent changes in education and training policy in England continue to focus on creating a 'demand-led' system in an environment where public funds are dwindling and where more responsibility is being devolved away from central government. This raises questions about governance of the system, among others, and the roles that key system actors are expected to play. This paper broadly discusses education and training system policies that focus on workforce development in England and the US, especially with regard to the role of further education colleges (community colleges in the US),...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance; Policy; Workforce development; Providers of education and training; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Quality

Keywords: Education and training system; Educational policy; Training policy; Institutional role; Skill development

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe; United States; North America

Published: Oxford, England: SKOPE, 2015

Physical description: 58 p.

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http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/WP-121.pdf

Series: SKOPE working paper; no. 121

ISSN: 1466-1535

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 119.222

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