TITLE

Last words

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Donald
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;May2004, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article author believes that the government talks a great deal about skills. Employers do, too. This should mean that, at last, employers and the state are working to a common goal. For employers, skills are specific—whatever helps their employees do their jobs. But, frustratingly, the two are often talking at cross-purposes. For the government and its agencies, "skills" usually refers to general cross-sector skills, or those described in National Occupational Standards. Employers are seldom concerned by one of the Government's major objectives—the transferability of skills.
ACCESSION #
13135816

 

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