By Peter Raggatt, Steve Williams
Through the Nineteen Eighties and Nineties the elaboration of a reformed method of vocational skills used to be maybe the main debatable of the entire governments efforts to enhance the availability of vocational schooling and coaching. established mostly on interviews with approximately a hundred people who have been heavily concerned with those reforms, this ebook offers an in-depth account of the origins, improvement and implementation of NVQ and GNVQ guidelines. In accounting for the development of vocational skills coverage 3 major components are coated by way of the ebook. first of all the authors examine the origins of the reformed approach, then study the preliminary implementation of the NVQ and GNVQ rules within the past due Eighties and early Nineteen Nineties and establish the enormous difficulties that followed the reform procedure. Thirdly, the publication makes a speciality of the ways that the reformed coverage used to be sustained in the course of the Nineties.
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Extra resources for Government, Markets and Vocational Qualifications: An Anatomy of Policy
Despite the policy initiatives we have described, both in this chapter and the previous one, vocational education historically had not been accorded much importance in the DES. Externally and internally there were criticisms of its attitude towards vocational and further education: The majority, I think, of the MSC people were totally behind us, absolutely behind it. Almost without exception the Department of Education side were against it. They were against it on two of the worst possible grounds, one turf and that’s awful…secondly, ideological.
Employment Minister) [In the DES] FE was regarded as a bit of a backwater, nobody understood it very much. (DES official) The DES, then, had little influence on the way in which vocational education and training policy developed in this period. As the introduction of the Technical and Vocational Education Initiative from 1982 onwards and its appropriation of a quarter of the budget for work-related non-advanced further education in 1984 show, the MSC increasingly came to dominate policy innovation in this area and, according to its critics, furthered its attempts to remake the working class by instilling greater ‘labour discipline’ (Ainley, 1988, p.
This report—Young People and Work—shifted the ground of the policy debate. Although the notion that technological advances and structural changes were now permanent features of the economic landscape, and that counter-cyclical measures were thus an insufficient response to increasing unemployment, had already been strongly argued (see MSC, 1975), Young People and Work was, according to one senior MSC official: the first hard graph thing which suggested that we were into something structural and not just cyclical…The graphs for youth unemployment showed year after year higher totals at the same point each year as in the preceding year.
Government, Markets and Vocational Qualifications: An Anatomy of Policy by Peter Raggatt, Steve Williams
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