Challenging the vocational education and training for development orthodoxy

McGrath, Simon (2012) Challenging the vocational education and training for development orthodoxy. In: HAVE Seminar. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The orthodox account of vocational education and training for development is firmly based in Neoliberal assumptions about the primacy of the economic. Yet, there are a range of alternative accounts of development, receiving increasing attention, that stress the importance of a wider vision of humanity and human development. At the same time, there are longstanding, though more marginal, traditions of seeing vocational education as having a moral purpose, linked to learning to becoming more human. This paper seeks to connect these two traditions to offer a new way of thinking about VET for development.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: McGrath, Professor Simon
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2012 17:02
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2012 17:02
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/1654

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