Chapters in this book

  • Esmond, Bill; Atkins, Liz (2022)
    Technical and vocational education have assumed a significant role in the plans of developed nations to overcome economic crisis, relocating learning into the workplace and extending it to higher levels. Policy discourses ...
  • Esmond, Bill; Atkins, Liz (2022)
    This chapter examines conflicting claims about the potential of European VET to provide a model for technical and vocational systems across the world. Technocratic accounts by international policy bodies, especially the ...
  • Esmond, Bill; Atkins, Liz (2022)
    In contrast to the technical elites, specific groups of young people – women, those from the lowest social classes, and those with the poorest educational experiences – are already likely to engage with poorer quality ...