International best practice on workforce development: final report

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Author: Ashton, David Norman; Brown, Phillip; Lauder, Hugh

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National Foundation for Education Research (Great Britain) (NFER)


This report raises the concern that demand for skills in Wales is low and on the decline in comparison with Britain as a whole. In response to this situation, the report was commissioned by Education and Learning Wales (ELWa) to raise awareness of different approaches around the world for addressing workforce development, and to develop recommendations for action in Wales. It employs the Performance and Innovation Unit (PIU) definition of workforce development in that it 'consists of activities which increase the capacity of individuals to participate effectively in the workplace,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Outcomes; Quality

Keywords: Recommendations; Best practice

Geographic subjects: Asia; Europe; Great Britain; Wales; Singapore

Published: Cardiff, Wales: ELWa, 2003

Physical description: 33 p.

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Statement of responsibility: David Ashton, Phil Brown and Hugh Lauder

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 85.99

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