1st Edition

Outcomes: Nvqs And The Emerging Model Of Education And Training

By Gilbert Jessup Copyright 1991
    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    210 Pages
    by Routledge

    Jessup's widely acclaimed book provides explanations of the many facets of National Vocational Qualifications: who they are for, why they have been developed, how they work, and the benefits they confer. The author explains how NVQs relate to a wide range of issues in education and training.

    Part 1 New approaches methods and instruments: learning and individuals; national needs and problems; national vocational qualifications; the concept of competence; statements of competence and standards; the programme to develop standards and NVQs; assessment; the accreditation of prior learning; credit accumulation and transfer; the national curriculum; core skills; linking education and training. Part 2 The model and its implications: the emerging model; implications for employers; implications for futher education and training; implications for general education; implications for higher education; implications for individuals; the autonomous learner. Part 3 Outstanding issues: the problem of knowledge; issues for the future. Appendices: the new training initiative - technical implictions Jessup, 1985; towards a skills revolution - summary and action points CBI, 1989; classification of competence NCVQ, 1990; review of validity and reliability in assessment Jessup, 1989.


    Jessup, Gilbert