Employability, Knowledge and Vocational Learning from Liberal Studies to Functional Skills

Simmons, R. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Description

This paper focuses on the liberal and general studies (LGS) movement in the English further education sector, and uses Bernstein's work on pedagaogic discourses to argue that, at least in some cases,LGS provided vocational learners to forms of 'powerful knowledge' which are increasingly squeezed out of FE today.
Period3 Jul 2015
Held at11th Journal of Vocational Education and Training International Conference
Event typeConference
Conference number11
LocationOxford, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational