Barriers ahead to a single currency

Pickard, Jane
March 1996
People Management;3/21/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p22
Assesses the national vocational qualifications (NVQ) system. Predictions on the future of NVQ; What did the people who set up the NVQ system expect it to achieve; Several key tensions running through NVQ; Ways on how to enable students wanting vocational qualifications to progress in NVQ. INSET: Scotland's distilled wisdom..


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