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WorldSkills UK training managers: Midas touch or fools' gold?

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This article focuses on the role of training managers (TMs) in UK participation in WorldSkills Competitions (WSC). The TM role is outlined, according to the perceptions of the TMs, and there is analysis of the benefits to them of participation, as well as the barriers they face, and the benefits and barriers available to participating further education colleges and employers. The article is based on analysis of semi-structured interviews with almost the full cohort of UK TMs preparing competi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.13152/IJRVET.2.2.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
VETNET Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
85-98
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
2197-8646
URN:
uuid:439e3d42-6924-430e-99ff-0dbe27cc19d9
Source identifiers:
604434
Local pid:
pubs:604434

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