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Welfare Reform on the Web (February 2004): Education - UK - Training

GENDER MATTERS: GENDER AUTONOMY AND VET POLICY AND PRACTICE

K. Evans and others

Learning and Skills Research, vol.6, Autumn 2003, p.28-30

Reports main conclusions of a project in which an English research team collaborated with European partners to investigate the part played by gender in vocational training experiences. The English team highlighted the need to empower people to shape their career paths according to their own predilections regardless of gender. This means enabling people to train for atypical careers, such as girls who wish to become plumbers.

PRE-BUDGET REPORT: LEARNING AND SKILLS

J. Holyfield

Working Brief, issue 150, Dec/Jan. 2004, p.13

Summarises the initiatives through which the government is seeking to improve the skills of young people entering the workforce and the opportunities available for those in work to acquire new skills.

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