TITLE

Snobbery poses risk to diploma skills boost

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Anna
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
People Management;7/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 15, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on criticisms against the plan of the British government to introduce both vocational and academic diplomas for 14- to 19-year-olds, which will run parallel with General Certificate of Secondary Educations (GCSE) and A-levels. While employers have welcomed the sector-specific vocational qualifications, the first of which will launch in September, the academic qualifications in humanities, languages and sciences have faced criticism. INSET: 'HELP SICK STAFF TO GET BACK TO WORK'.
ACCESSION #
33517411

 

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