National qualifications frameworks (NQF) and support for alternative transition routes for young people

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Author: Singh, Madhu


The article deals with alternative transitions to further learning and into the world of work for young people from less qualified and marginalized backgrounds. It considers the importance of systemic, structural and institutional solutions - rather than the psychological solutions through counselling and guidance services - to youth transitions in conjunction with pathways established and maintained through [national qualifications frameworks] NQFs. NQFs have become a new global phenomena. Many countries use them as tools for reform as well as for communication to share a common vision...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Disadvantaged; Pathways; Research; Qualifications; Equity; Employment

Keywords: Youth transitions; Case study; Qualifications framework; Articulation; Credit transfer

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Pages: pp. 3-23

Related items: TD/TNC 127.632

ISBN: 9783319478548 (print); 9783319478562 (ebook)

ISSN: 1871-3041

The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.632.

Resource type: Book chapter

Call number: TD/TNC 127.633

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