Future apprenticeships in England: the role of mediation in the new model

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Author: Hodgson, Ann; Spours, Ken; Smith, David

Abstract:

Apprenticeship systems across the globe are having to adapt to changing international economic and social trends. England is no exception. This article examines the latest model of apprenticeship in England from the perspective of the 'mediators' who work at local and regional level with employers to construct and deliver the majority of current apprenticeships. The role of these actors is examined through a conceptual framework analysing different forms of mediation in the context of 'the modern expanded state'. Their views were collected through 27 focus groups in nine regions of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Policy; Industry

Keywords: Education and training system; Employers; Small and medium enterprise; Perception; Education and training reform

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Journal volume: 30

Journal number: 6

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 653-668

ISSN: 1363-9080, 1469-9435 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 131.164

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