Still in the pipeline

Phillips, Lucy
June 2007
People Management;6/14/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p18
The article reports that the planned work-related diplomas for 14-to-19-year-olds has been criticized by some in the education sector in Great Britain. The diploma is being described as a blend of academic and vocational learning that will help young people to gain the skills demanded by employers. The general principles behind the diplomas are that they will reflect the needs of employers and they will make sure that young people have choices.


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