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Vocational ladders or crazy paving? Making your way to higher levels

Little, Brenda and Connor, Helen (2005). Vocational ladders or crazy paving? Making your way to higher levels. Learning and Skills Development Agency, London, UK.

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Abstract

The report is part of a suite of research projects on apprenticeships under the overall theme of 'making work-based learning work'. The aim of this particular study was to explore the role of level 3 vocational qualifications and work-based learning, including Modern Apprenticeships, as progression routes to higher education and to higher-level knowledge and skills more generally. The study comprised secondary analysis of national datasets, and an exploration of supply, demand and progression patterns in four contrasting employment sectors, focusing on enablers and inhibitors of work-based education and training.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: apprenticeships; progression to higher education; work-based learning at higher levels
Academic Unit/Department: Centre for Higher Education Research and Information (CHERI)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6436
Depositing User: Brenda Little
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 00:07
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6436
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