Reforming vocational qualifications. Some problems ahead?
Is England's current system of vocational qualifications (VQs) fit for purpose? The conclusion that the Wolf Review of Vocational Education (2011) came to is that, at least in parts, it is not. The Review's recommendations for reform were accepted in full by the Department for Education (DfE), but little subsequent attention has been given to the long-term implications of this decision.
This Issues paper will argue that policy makers now face two large-scale and strongly inter-relate...Expand abstract
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- 28, June 2012
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