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Author Perry, Nick, 1942-

Title Quality improvement in adult vocational education and training : transforming skills for the global economy / Nicky Perry & David Sherlock.

Published London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2008.

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Physical description xii, 212 pages : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Why change: the challenges of globalization 8 -- Globalization 10 -- British experience 11 -- Role of skills and productivity 15 -- National skills strategies 19 -- Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) 20 -- Case Study 1 - Unipart plc 26 -- 2 Standards and frameworks 29 -- Shaping a judgement 32 -- What is good learning? 34 -- A new framework 35 -- What is evidence? 39 -- And why? 42 -- Case Study 2 - BMW Group UK Ltd 43 -- 3 Using the Framework 46 -- Value of qualifications 48 -- Measuring added value 50 -- Effective learning 53 -- Equality and diversity 55 -- Matching learning to learners 56 -- Support for learning 59 -- Assessing leadership 61 -- Grading 63 -- Case Study 3 - West Berkshire Adult Community Learning 64 -- 4 How to judge learning 67 -- It helps to be watched 69 -- Preparing to shine 71 -- What does good learning look like? 75 -- Making observation credible 78 -- Giving the messages 82 -- Case Study 4 - Feedback 86 -- 5 Using self-assessment 88 -- Twins 90 -- Loving self-assessment 91 -- Getting it done 95 -- Data, data, data 98 -- Self-assessing what? 100 -- A self-critical culture 102 -- Case Study 5 - JHP Training 104 -- 6 Using data 107 -- Cooking the books 108 -- Seeing is believing 110 -- Getting behind the numbers 111 -- A focus on outcome 113 -- Comparing similar things 114 -- An example in detail 117 -- Case Study 6 - Toni & Guy 120 -- 7 Consequences 123 -- Driving home change 124 -- Confirming progress 126 -- Helping hand 128 -- Defining the PDU offering 131 -- Legacy 133 -- Case Study 7 - Cheadle Royal Industries 135 -- Case Study 8 - Learning and skills in prisons 137 -- 8 Building a national quality movement 139 -- Why Excalibur worked 143 -- Accumulating corporate memory 146 -- Instructional materials 147 -- Face-to-face teaching 150 -- Good practice online 151 -- Quality Champions Programme 154 -- Masters of quality assessment 155 -- Case Study 9 - Military training 156 -- 9 Persuading 158 -- Walking the walk 159 -- Defining the destination 164 -- Medium for the message 168 -- Language of aspiration 171 -- Case Study 10 - Vive la difference 173 -- 10 Proving it 176 -- Case Study 11 - A fair cop 187 -- 11 Adapting the model 190 -- A new pattern in England 194 -- Uprating an organization 199 -- A different culture 201 -- Reflection 203 -- Case Study 12 - Jamie Oliver and Fifteen 204.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Sherlock, David.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Employer-supported education.
Career education.
Technical education.
Occupational training.
Employees -- Training of.
Vocational education.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780749451035
0749451033