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Developing vocational excellence: learning environments within work environments

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Vocational education and training (VET) in the UK has received much bad press domestically and internationally and the criticism is long standing. Yet, there is evidence pointing to positive aspects of VET. This paper, rather than focussing on a deficit model, draws on a study of skills competitions to begin to understand better what vocational excellence looks like and how it is developed, focussing particularly on the learning environment at work. The study surveyed 124 young people, vying ...

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University of Oxford
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Economic and Social Research Council
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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SKOPE Research Paper
Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
112, November 2012
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English
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2013-02-07

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