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Vocational training in schools

Title
Vocational training in schools
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
21 Mar 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:13
Description
Sir Ron Dearing, Chairman of the Schools’ Curriculum and Assessment Authority, is drawing up plans for the Education Secretary for greater emphasis on vocational training in schools, he speaks about the benefits . John Sutton, General Secretary of the Secondary Heads Association (at whose conference Dearing revealed the plans) says it would encourage youngsters of a lower ability to stay on. Report by David Kermode for Midday report.
Contributors
David Kermode; Ron Dearing; John Sutton
Keywords
Schools; National curriculum; Vocational education; Vocational training; Schools Curriculum and Assessment Authority; Edcuation

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