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  1. Challenges and opportunities for vocational education and training in the light of Raising the Participation Age

    Authors: 
    Daniel Acquah

    By 2015, all young people must participate in some form of education and training until they are aged 18. This review discusses the challenges and opportunities involved if vocational education and training is to contribute to this raising of the participation age....

  2. The technical baccalaureate: providing excellence in vocational education?

    Authors: 
    Daniel Acquah and Debra Malpass

    Proposals for a technical baccalaureate have received cross-party support in England. The technical baccalaureate is intended to deliver the necessary training to enable young people to fill the UK’s skills gap in intermediate-level occupations in STEM and other sectors....

  3. 'I don't know where to find the careers adviser... he has disappeared': the impact of changes to careers advice on 14-16 year olds in University Technical Colleges and schools

    Authors: 
    Daniel Acquah, Hayley Limmer and Debra Malpass

    Recent policies in England have enacted significant changes to careers information advice and guidance (CIAG) and work-related learning (WRL)....