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Foreword by the Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove MP
Executive Summary
What we want to achieve
The wider environment
The way forward
Recommendation 1
Recommendation 2
Recommendation 3
Recommendation 4
Part One: Introduction
Part Two: The Social and Labour Market Context
1. The collapse of youth labour markets
The nature of the labour market
2. High returns to education and qualifcations
3. High returns to apprenticeship and employment
4. Occupational change
5. The implications of change (A): Young people’s entry into the
English labour market
facts and misconceptions
The implications of change (C): challenges for vocational education
Part Three: The Educational Context
1. Vocational education in England
2. Key Issues A: Key Stage 4
3. Key Issues B: Upper Secondary, age 16-19
4. Key institutional features of 14-19 education in England
A. The English qualifcation system
B. Examination boards and awarding bodies
C. Funding by qualifcations
5. The regulatory framework
Part Four: An Audit of Current Provision
1. The mis-match between labour market requirements and
2. The mis-match between progression requirements and
Assessment and standards
3. Inadequate quality assurance and regulatory arrangements
Part Five: Recommendations
1. Introduction
2. Conceptualising 14-19 education
3. Funding and Institutional Arrangements
A. Reforming 16-18 funding for educational institutions
B. Reforming funding for apprenticeships
C. Strengthening the system: improving access to high quality vocational
4. Reforming the Regulatory Framework
Quality assurance
5. In conclusion
Part Six: Conclusions and Destinations
Appendix I: Growth in Vocational Qualifcations
Appendix I: Growth in Vocational Qualifcations
Most popular Vocational Qualifcations at Key Stage 4: 2009-10
Appendix II: Changes in the English Labour Market
Appendix III: Returns to Low-level Vocational Qualifcations208
Appendix IV: Regulation and Inspection of Vocational Education
Appendix V: Further examples of how English 16-18 education is funded
Appendix VI: Youth Pathways/ LSYPE Charts in Full
Appendix VII: Apprenticeship fgures and trends
Appendix VIII: Mathematics and English Post-16
Appendix IX: Extending the common core: the trend to delayed specialisation
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