Financial Times, Feb.24th 2003, p.2
Employers would be encouraged to invest more in training if offered a "one-stop-shop" for advice and information and a reduction in bureaucracy. Government is also planning to offer tax credits to encourage businesses to take training seriously.
Edinburgh: TSO, 2003
Scotland's first every lifelong learning strategy proposes:
Independent, Feb.20th 2003, p.7
The chief executive of W H Smith has warned that present work experience opportunities for school children are a waste of time. Calls for a move from present ad hoc programmes to an accredited scheme.
(See also Financial Times, Feb. 20th 2003, p.2; Daily Telegraph, Feb. 20th 2003, p.11; Times, Feb. 20th 2003, p.2)
WYM: Working with Young Men, vol. 2, 2003, p.11-16
Uses case studies of employment training and men's health promotion to show how services traditionally take a gender blind approach and are not designed to engage marginalised young men. Discusses how they can be adapted to be more appealing and to help men build positive identities for themselves, through the use of gender analysis.