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Bailey, Bill; Unwin, Lorna – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2008
In 1957, 12 years after the end of World War II, the Ministry of Education issued Circular 323 to promote the development of an element of "liberal studies" in courses offered by technical and further education (FE) colleges in England. This was perceived to be in some ways a peculiar or uncharacteristic development. However, it lasted…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Compulsory Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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Steer, Richard; Spours, Ken; Hodgson, Ann; Finlay, Ian; Coffield, Frank; Edward, Sheila; Gregson, Maggie – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2007
This paper examines the changing use of policy levers in the English postcompulsory education and training system, often referred to as the learning and skills sector (LSS). Policy steering by governments has increased significantly in recent years, bringing with it the development of new forms of arms-length regulation. In the English context,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Public Policy, Trend Analysis
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Crump, Stephen; Stanley, Gordon – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2005
This article outlines the incorporation of vocational education and training (VET) courses into a senior secondary certificate of education, the New South Wales Higher School Certificate, in the largest state of Australia. VET courses were introduced in 2000 to broaden the offerings available in post-compulsory schooling and to cater better for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Vocational Education, Curriculum Research
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Smith, Erica – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2004
This article is a critical review of policy and literature relating to vocational education and training (VET) in schools in Australia. Over the past decade in Australia, VET in schools has grown considerably so that not only are nearly half of senior school students now involved, but also VET in schools represents around 10% of total VET…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Policy Analysis, Education Work Relationship