UTCs Give Young People the Skills to do the Job: Overcoming the Academic-Vocational Divide

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The Academic-Vocational divide has bedevilled the UK's educational system since Victorian times. Vocational education has for over a centry been percieved as second best to a traditional academic curriculum by Britain's curriculum. 

For the 'left behind' urban towns of the North and the Midlands to prosper economically we must escape thsi mind-set and give the "new vocationalism" the status it deserves, University Technology Colleges (UTC) may be the answer.

Period10 Oct 2018 → 18 Oct 2018

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  • TitleUTCs Can be the Answer to a Wide Range of Problems
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletThe Journal (Newcastle)
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date18/10/18
    DescriptionThe Academic-Vocational divide has bedevilled the UK's educational system since Victorian times. Vocational education has for over a centry been percieved as second best to a traditional academic curriculum by Britain's curriculum.

    For the 'left behind' urban towns of the North and the Midlands to prosper economically we must escape thsi mind-set and give the "new vocationalism" the status it deserves, University Technology Colleges (UTC) may be the answer.
    Producer/AuthorStephen Lambert
    URLhttps://huddersfield.box.com/s/wh7zls3otgeyyrpxax7rnp4jdtlt2884
    PersonsRobin Simmons
  • TitleUTCs Give Young People the Skills to Do the Job: Overcoming the Academic-Vocational Divide
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletFENews
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1178 Words
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date10/10/18
    DescriptionThe Academic-Vocational divide has bedevilled the UK's educational system since Victorian times. Vocational education has for over a centry been percieved as second best to a traditional academic curriculum by Britain's curriculum.

    For the 'left behind' urban towns of the North and the Midlands to prosper economically we must escape thsi mind-set and give the "new vocationalism" the status it deserves, University Technology Colleges (UTC) may be the answer.
    Producer/AuthorStephen Lambert
    URLhttps://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/20530-utcs-give-young-people-the-skills-to-do-the-job-overcoming-the-academic-vocational-divide
    PersonsRobin Simmons