What contributes to vocational excellence?: a study of the characteristics of WorldSkills UK participants for WorldSkills Sao Paulo 2015

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Author: Nokelainen, Petri; Stasz, Cathleen

Abstract:

Find a Future (FAF) supports the development of vocational talent in the United Kingdom by selecting and training young people to compete in World Skills Competitions (WSC). It also organises The Skills Show, the UK's largest skills and careers event, held annually. Skills competitions, like those at WSC and The Skills Show, are seen as an important strategy for raising the attractiveness of vocational education and training (VET) in Europe, as evidenced by research and policy directives, such as the Bruges Communique. The UK has participated in the WSC since 1953. Under FAF's guidance,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Participation; Quality

Keywords: Benchmarking; Skill development; Competition; Capacity building

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Oxford, England: SKOPE, 2016

Physical description: 47 p.

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http://vocationalexcellence.education.ox.ac.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Project-1-Final-What-contributes-to-Vocational-Excellence.pdf

Statement of responsibility: Petri Nokelainen and Cathy Stasz

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 130.465

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