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Not seeing the WOOD for the trees....parity of esteem?

I have now assumed responsibility for implementation of the Wood Commission recommendations on youth employment. I listened to Sir Ian Wood talking about his commission midway through the work of his group at a COSLA Round Table event I attended as Acting Director of Education and Lifelong Learning with our Education Convenor. 255 more words

Education

Aceh Kekurangan Guru SMK

Republika, halaman 7

Pihak Dinas Pendidikan Aceh mengungkapkan, provinsi ujung barat tersebut sejauh ini masih kekurangan guru sekolah menengah Kejuruan atau SMK. Hal tersebut mengakibatkan kualitas lulusan SMK di Aceh tak optimal. 230 more words

Regional

Aceh Lacking SMK Teachers

Republika, page 7

Aceh Education Agency stated the northwestern-most province so far is still lacking vocational high school teachers (SMK). This results in the quality of SMK graduates in Aceh not to be optimal. 268 more words

Regional

Stewardship through Vocational Education

In a recent Acton Institute op-ed, I detail the importance of embracing vocational training as both a viable education option and a path to stewardship. 72 more words

Labour’s vocational vision: two-nation thinking wrapped in one-nation talk?

The Labour party wants to position itself as the party of skills and vocational education. Party leader Ed Miliband and shadow minister Liam Byrne have both made recent major speeches on this issue. 898 more words

Education

NCVER NoFrills 2014 - A short Review

So as some of you are aware I attended the NCVER NoFrills Conference in Melbourne last week.  For those of you who aren’t aware of NoFrills, it is a more ‘research’ based conference than most other conference, no surprising really considering it is run by NCVER, the repository of VET data.   706 more words

RTO

Vocational Education - A Worthwhile Alternative?

Tracey Syphex, ex-offender, is now vice-president of Phax Group Construction and Design, LLC; managing partner with Phax Group LLC, a real estate development company; and the 2011 Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Entrepreneur of the Year. 572 more words

Culture And Society