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Sector skills councils and employer engagement - delivering the 'employer-led' skills agenda in England

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UK Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) are seen as critical to policy makers' aspirations to develop an education and training (E&T;) system that is both 'demand-driven' and 'employer-led' and where employers 'play their part' in national upskilling. However, the concept of employer leadership remains deeply problematic in the English context, with some commentators arguing that the system is better viewed as government/target-led. More recently, the Leitch Review of Skills has offered employer...

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Cardiff University
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SKOPE
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Paper
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http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2007-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
78, December 2007
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English
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2010-06-30

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