Category: Vocational Education

New ways to think about vocational learning

Sally Faraday and Carole Overton consider new research  into effective teaching/training and learning which strongly suggeststhat differences between ways of promoting academic and vocational learning are exaggerated and that the same good practice characteristics are to be found in both. The

More plumbing, less Pilates

Walt Disney must be spinning in his grave. After all, what harm has Mickey Mouse ever done to anyone? No, I can’t think of anything either, and the last time I looked Disney was making over $33 billion a year

The Wolf Report on vocational education – unanswered questions

The Wolf Report on vocational education for 14–19 year olds could prove to be one of those rare documents that marks a real turning of the tide – the point at which one educational orthodoxy starts to crumble and another

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