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Billett, Stephen – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2014
The standing of vocational education is salient for how it is perceived by those who sponsor, participate in and work within it and how its provisions are supported and administered. Yet, this standing continues to be intractably low, compared with other education sectors, more so in some countries than others. The consequences for this low…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Policy
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Billett, Stephen; Smith, Andrew – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2003
Internationally, governments are keen to identify and enact policies to encourage increased contributions from enterprises for the skill development of their employees. However, the goals for these policies often remain unclear and the means of securing these purposes are vexed. Drawing on a review of international literature and interviews with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Expenditures, Staff Development