Global trends in TVET: a framework for social justice


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Author: Wheelahan, Leesa; Moodie, Gavin


This report commissioned by Education International provides a conceptual framework to understand how vocational education is positioned in many countries, and the different ways in which the relationship between vocational education and the structures of the labour market mediate the variable outcomes that vocational education graduates achieve. It demonstrates the unequal access to vocational education in low, medium and high income countries. The report uses the capabilities framework as developed by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum to underpin the notion of 'productive capabilities'...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Policy; Outcomes; Governance; Equity; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Trend; Access to education and training; Social inclusion; Social justice; Institutional role; Public education and training; Outcomes of education and training; Relevance of education and training; Education and training system; Training market; Policy implications

Published: Brussels, Belgium: Education International, 2016

Physical description: 85 p.

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Also called: Global trends in technical and vocational education and training: a framework for social justice

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 128.142

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