Hybrid qualifications: increasing the value of vocational education and training in the context of lifelong learning

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Author: Davey, Gayna; Fuller, Alison

Abstract:

This report aims to outline the characteristics of the existing system and position of hybrid qualifications in England and to locate this account in its historical context. The report: provides an overview of the English education system; maps the relevant qualification landscape within the English system; presents an account of the wider historical and policy context; provides a quantitative overview; develops an account of the currency and value of the qualifications defined as 'hybrid' through their potential for progression to the labour market and higher education; outlines the institutional realisation of different types of qualifications; presents an overview of the funding system; and offers conclusions and identifies areas to be researched in the empirical phase of the study.

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This report aims to outline the characteristics of the existing system and position of hybrid qualifications in England and to locate this account in its historical context. The report: provides an overview of the English education system; maps the relevant qualification landscape within the English system; presents an account of the wider historical and policy context; provides a quantitative overview; develops an account of the currency and value of the qualifications defined as 'hybrid' through their potential for progression to the labour market and higher education; ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Vocational education and training; Lifelong learning; Pathways; Outcomes; Governance

Keywords: Education work relationship; Relevance of education and training; Education and training system

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: University of Southampton, 2010

Physical description: 94 p.

Access item:
http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/192407/1/Hybrid_Qualifications_Report_UK_ISBN_9780854329199.pdf

ISBN: 9780854329199

Notes:
On cover: Country report: England

Resource type: Report

Call Number:
TD/TNC 113.656



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