Employers in the driving seat?: new thinking in FE leadership


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Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)


The premise of this research is that in recent years, vocational skills and further education policy has seen a sustained rise in prominence in the role of employers in its shaping. The notion of education and learning as having inherent worth is, it can be argued, losing ground to the primacy of the needs of industry, productivity and employers. Whereas influence within the system could once be described by a triangle between employers, providers and state, these reforms place the interests of employers as very much the dominant force in shaping state-funded technical and skills policy...  [+] Show more

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

Keywords: Employers; Education industry relationship; Education work relationship; Further education; Educational policy

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Telbury, England: Further Education Trust for Leadership, 2018

Physical description: 11 p.

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Also called: Employers in the driving seat?: new thinking in FE leadership: a stimulus paper for roundtable discussions and further thinking; Employers in the driving seat?: new thinking in further education leadership

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 135.312

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