- xiii, 263 pages ; 24 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Allais, Stephanie,Shalem, Yael,
- Contents: When is vocational education educationally valuable? / Yael Shalem and Stephanie Allais -- From labour market to labour process / Jeanne Gamble -- Applied theoretical knowledge and professional and vocational education -- Informed know-how in a non-intellectualist framework / Christopher Winch -- Recontextualisation and the education-work relation / Jim Hordern -- Current trajectories of the South African economy and labour market / Sam Ashman -- The idealisation of apprenticeship / Volker Wedekind -- What should vocational qualifications look like if the links between qualifications and jobs are so weak? / Leesa Wheelahan and Gavin Moodie -- The radical realism of creative policy hybridity : how skill formation systems can improve low-income country employment / Andrew Lawrence -- The unbearable 'applied-ness' of engineering knowledge / Renee Smit -- Theory and practice in the 21st century engineering workplace / Karin Wolff -- Conversion or diversion? : curriculum and non-cognate master's degrees in applied disciplinary fields / Lynn Hewlett -- Understanding transitions between work and formal qualifications : the case of RPL / Linda Cooper, Judy Harris and Alan Ralphs -- Afterword : the challenge of bringing different worlds together / Michael Young.Includes bibliographical references and index.