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Adding new ingredients to an old recipe: NVQs and the influence of CATERBASE

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National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) were developed out of a plethora of initiatives implemented between 1960 and 1990. The format of NVQs was initially based on a hierarchical task analysis of job functions within the hospitality and catering industry, conducted as part of the CATERBASE project, which was commissioned by the Manpower Services Commission in the mid-1980s. This issues paper explores the development of NVQs from their CATERBASE beginnings and argues that structural ineffic...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Issues Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2006-01-01
Paper number:
13, December 2006
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English
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2010-07-06

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