Essays Tagged: "National Vocational Qualification"

How effective is competency based training.

ies stating what is required to carry out certain jobs. As a result of this the government set up a national council for vocational Qualifications in 1986 to develop a national framework of vocational ... for the required jobs.It is also possible to obtain frameworks from other industries as many multi-national firms have their own standards and frameworks for specific jobs or functions. As well as th ...

(11 pages) 106 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

NVQs and Overseas Markets

A common conclusion drawn in international comparisons of vocational education and training (VET) programmes is that the British syste ... sons is the particular route of VET reform taken in this country following the establishment of the National Council for Vocational Qualifications (NCVQ) in 1986 (Marks, 1996; Gokulsing et al., 1996). ... Prais, 1989, p. 70). Smithers (1993) and Green (1995) have outlined similar critiques based on international comparisons and, more recently, Prais (1995) has pointed to the inadequacy of reforms in th ...

(17 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


cal authorities), opting out (schools that were maintained by grants), city technical schools and a national curriculum. These changes contributed massively to the marketization of education because t ... e workforce; to familiarise them with the bigger world that is not all exams and school work. Also, National League Tables were brought forward, this meant all exam results were circulated publicly. - ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community