21st century apprenticeships: comparative review of apprenticeships in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United States, with reference to the Richard review of apprenticeships and implementation in England

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Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards (FISSS)


The Federation commissioned this work in August 2013 to conduct a comparative review of apprenticeships from a selection of English-speaking countries: Australia, Canada, England, Ireland and the United States. The main aim was to learn the lessons from different systems, particularly as they relate to the issues raised by the Richard review of apprenticeships in England [report indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 110.775]. The study found a diverse range of assumptions about what constitutes an apprenticeship, and different structures of how best to deliver apprenticeships, particularly in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Research; Performance; Outcomes; Governance; Finance; Employment; Teaching and learning; Industry

Keywords: Comparative analysis; Case study; Training market; Funding; Education and training reform; Employers

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Australia; Canada; Ireland; United States; North America; Europe; Oceania

Published: [Edinburgh, Scotland]: FISSS, 2013

Physical description: 100 p. (report) + 4 p. (summary)

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Related items: TD/TNC 110.775

ISBN: 9780992791704

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 125.887

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