The future of higher vocational education: advanced apprenticeships: uniting universities and industry in manufacturing the UK's economic future

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Author: Burnett, Keith; Thrift, Nigel


This paper from the Universities of Sheffield and Warwick provides a view of creating world-leading centres inspired by a culture of research and commercial innovation that would allow students to access the highest quality vocational education. Elite apprenticeships and the opportunity for progression through co-designed higher vocational degrees within the UK's leading universities can and do challenge the negative stereotypes of technical context. They give young people the possibility of aspiring to university without turning their back on a vocational route. This report offers the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Industry; Higher education; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Partnership in education and training; University

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: University of Sheffield and University of Warwick, 2015

Physical description: 26 p.

Access item:!/file/AMRC_REPORT_VOCATIONAL.pdf

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 120.521

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