Debating the first principles of English vocational education

By The Edge Foundation

Within the world of academic education, a huge amount of debate and work has taken place over recent decades to look at underlying questions about its purpose, the way in which knowledge and information is structured, the means of teaching and assessing and the role of education in society. This has been much less the case for vocational education. Society and the educational establishment have tended to view this as secondary to academic education and to jump straight into practical delivery rather than taking time to consider the underlying principles. This report collates the response to an initial consultation that took place in early 2018.

Read the full report here.