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CVER Research Paper
Post-Compulsory Education in England: Choices and Implications
Claudia Hupkau, Sandra McNally, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela and Guglielmo Ventura July 2016
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Tags: vocational education; apprenticeships; progression routes
Wednesday  26 October 2016  14:00 - 15:00

Title TBC

Jeni Ruiz Valenzuela (CEP, LSE)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

External/Non-LSE visitors are required to register for this event by emailing cver@lse.ac.uk
Tuesday 13 September 2016

The Irish Times: Solas revamp brings overdue direction to adult education

There have been major changes to Ireland's apprenticeship system over the past few years, and now the overall number of apprentices is expected to increase to about 10,700. And, although Ireland's apprenticeship system is undergoing a much-needed and radical overhaul, to bring in more numbers, the old system couldn't exactly be described as broken. A 2010 report from researchers at the London School of Economics said that ''the duration and standard of apprenticeship training in Ireland is similar to the best European provision and intended to facilitate recognition as skilled craftsmen/women in other EU states''.

This article was published online by The Irish Times on September 13, 2016
Link to article here

Related publications
In brief: The state of apprenticeships, Hilary Steedman. Article in CentrePiece Volume 15, Issue 2, Autumn 2010
The State of Apprenticeship in 2010. International Comparisons: Australia, Austria, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland by Hilary Steedman, jointly published by CEP and the Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network.

Related links
Hilary Steedman webpage
Education and Skills Programme webpage
CVER website