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One step forward, two steps back? Skills policy in England under the coalition government

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SKOPE Research Paper No. 102, July 2011
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Traditionally, skills policies in the UK have focused primarily upon boosting the supply of skills as a route to improved economic prosperity as well as social inclusion/mobility. However, some academic commentators have argued that this approach is insufficient and that more attention needs to be given to addressing problems of weak employer demand for, and utilisation of, skills. Recently, some of these ideas have begun to be taken up by sections of the policy community. Issues around skill...

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Cardiff University
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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 Papers
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2011
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