'Employers at the heart of the system?': the role of employers in qualification development


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Author: Huddleston, Prue; Laczik, Andrea


This chapter explores the longstanding exhortations from government for employers to engage with the education system within England, in particular the drive to encourage employers to become involved in the development of qualifications within the compulsory phase. It describes history and rationale for such an approach within the later stages of secondary education between the ages of 14 and 19 years. The chapter suggests that the recurring policy rhetoric has been couched in the same terms, with encouragement for employers to be 'key partners from the outset', to jump 'in the driving...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Evaluation

Keywords: Education and training reform; Education and training system; Education industry relationship; Policy implications; Employers

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2019

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Pages: pp. 7-22

Related items: TD/TNC 133.717

ISBN: 9781138501041 (print); 9781315144115 (ebk)

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 134.835

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