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What contributes to vocational excellence? : a pilot study of the individual characteristics of the WorldSkills UK 2011 Squad

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WorldSkills UK, housed within the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), partners with industry and education organisations to develop vocational talent through skills competitions. Young people aged 18-22 compete in regional and national skills competitions managed by WorldSkills UK and undergo intensive skills development to build their skills to world-class standard in order to be selected, first as part of the UK squad and then for Team UK. Team UK competes in WorldSkills competitions ...

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Institution:
University of Tampere
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
Series:
SKOPE Research paper
Publication date:
2014-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
118, December 2013
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English
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2015-01-06

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