Developing Higher Apprenticeships in England

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Author: Hall, Graeme; Joslin, Hugh; Ward, Jill


Over the past four years, Lifelong Learning Networks (LLNs) across Great Britain have been working to support the progression of vocational learners into higher education. A key group of vocational learners included in these efforts are advanced apprentices whose four per cent rate of progression to higher education is very low. This is a major national issue of equity and social mobility and one that LLNs have already begun to tackle through a range of work including employer led development of higher apprenticeships, development of bridging modules and enhanced information, advice and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Equity; Higher education; Pathways; Policy; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Cross sectoral education

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain

Published: Stafford, England: Lifelong Learning Network for Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, 2010

Physical description: 8 p.

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Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 100.588

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