A new design and regulatory framework for technical education in England


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Author: Parry, Gareth


The author outlines the new design and regulatory framework for technical education in England in this briefing, highlighting the role of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education which, from April 2018, will be responsible for the development and regulation of the technical education sector. The overall aim is to establish technical education as a credible, coherent and high-quality alternative to A-level qualifications and the bachelor degree. Technical education will comprise apprenticeships, college-based programmes and approved technical qualifications. The author...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance; Policy; Providers of education and training; Higher education

Keywords: Technical education and training; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Agency role

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Centre for Global Higher Education, UCL Institute of Education, 2017

Physical description: [2] p.

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Series: Centre for Global Higher Education policy briefing; no. 4, 29 November 2017

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 131.764

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