Race and vocational education and training in England

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Author: Avis, James; Orr, Kevin; Warmington, Paul

Abstract:

Black and minority ethnic students (BME) are a significant constituency in vocational education and training (VET) and FE in England. Despite this recent research on race and VET has become a marginal concern. Insofar as current VET research addresses social justice, race appears to be a supplementary concern. Although there is a substantial literature addressing race and education, this focuses primarily on schools and higher education. This paper examines why there is a need to develop a research agenda that analyses participation, outcomes and experiences of BME VET students,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Equity; Disadvantaged; Participation; Outcomes; Policy

Keywords: Research needs; Ethnicity; Minority group; Equal opportunity; Policy analysis; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Journal volume: 69

Journal number: 3

Journal date: September 2017

Pages: pp. 292-310

ISSN: 1363-6820, 1747-5090 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.221

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