Handbook of vocational education and training: developments in the changing world of work

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This handbook considers the changing worlds of work to which vocational education and training (VET) must respond, as well as insisting that VET should not be narrowly seen to cater only for the formal economy. Issues of economies of care, the challenge of sustainability, planning, and finance are considered, as are the rise of private provision and the role of training in enterprises of varying sizes. The handbook also considers the evolving nature of vocational learning and how this intersects with curriculum and instruction, with a particular emphasis on the major debates about...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Qualifications; Skills and knowledge; Pathways; Sustainability; Workforce development; Teaching and learning; Assessment; Providers of education and training; Equity; Governance; Policy

Keywords: Qualifications framework; Funding; Skill needs; Skill development; Competence; Education work relationship; Relevance of education and training; Diversity; Intercultural communication skill; Career guidance; Work based learning; Adult education; Capacity building; Training market; Private sector; Public sector; Management development; Workplace learning; Online learning; Competency based training; Competency based assessment; Entrepreneurship; Human resource development; Professional development; Youth transitions; Learning motivation; Learning support; Student services; Pedagogics; Vocational teachers; Trainers; Training of trainers; Teacher training; Institutional role; Case study

Geographic subjects: Africa; South Africa; Zimbabwe; Palestine; Middle East; Europe; Great Britain; England; Ireland; Portugal; Spain; Hungary; Russia; Russia (Federation); Switzerland; Brazil; South America; China; India; Asia; Australia; Oceania; United States; Mexico; North America

Published: Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland, 2019

Physical description: 2 v.

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Related items: TD/TNC 136.118

ISBN: 9783319945316 (print); 9783319945323 (ebook); 9783319945330 (print and electronic bundle)

Statement of responsibility: Simon McGrath, Martin Mulder, Joy Papier and Rebecca Suart, editors

Please note that this two volume set is not for loan. Document delivery of individual chapters is available.

Resource type: Book

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 137.1084

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