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Recognizing and Developing Vocational Excellence through Skills Competitions

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Vocational excellence is not easy to define, not least because of differing country contexts, expectations, and norms. Yet, excellence in vocational education and training abounds. One such example is skills competitions. These provide both a benchmark for high performance and an objective way to assess vocational excellence, and where they are international, they also allow cross-country assessments against commonly agreed standards. International skills competitions, specifically WorldSkill...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Green Templeton College
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0000-0002-2902-0860

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Springer Nature Publisher's website
Host title:
Handbook of Vocational Education and Training: Developments in the Changing World of Work
Publication date:
2019-07-01
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935932
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2018-10-31

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