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Snell, Darryn – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Manufacturing in advanced open economies has experienced significant disruption. Rapid technological change, outsourcing and off shoring have beset manufacturing resulting in a general and steady decline in manufacturing employment. Despite this turbulence, there remains a strong nostalgia for manufacturing resulting in frequent public policy…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Manufacturing Industry, Education Work Relationship, Job Skills
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Giani, Matthew; Fox, Heather Lee – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2017
Career pathways, comprised of stackable credentials and a coherently aligned sequence of programmes of study, are being hailed as an effective means for promoting postsecondary attainment and upward mobility, particularly for low-income and low-skilled adult workers. However, concerns have been raised regarding whether this strategy accomplishes…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Allied Health Occupations Education, Consortia, Credentials