Beyond competence : the National Council for Vocational Qualifications framework and the challenge to higher education in the new millennium /

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Author / Creator:Gokulsing, K. Moti.
Imprint:Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Avebury, c1996.
Description:vii, 128 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Vocational qualifications -- Great Britain.
Vocational qualifications -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.
National Vocational Qualifications (Great Britain)
Vocational qualifications.
Vocational qualifications -- Evaluation.
Great Britain.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Ainley, Patrick.
Tysome, Tony.
National Council for Vocational Qualifications.
Notes:Appendices: p. [81]-113.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-122) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Towards a learning society?
  • Forwards or Fordways?
  • Society in a new state
  • Learning to survive
  • From vision to reality
  • Conclusion
  • What are NVQs and GNVQs?
  • Creation and development: the driving forces behind NVQs/GNVQs
  • The academic/vocational divide
  • Credit Accumulation and Transfer and flexible learning
  • Further education
  • Stumbling blocks and problems
  • The GNVQ explosion
  • Higher level qualifications
  • The response of professional bodies
  • The response of higher education and conclusion