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Technical education and the state since 1850 : historical and contemporary perspectives

Author: Penny Summerfield; Eric J Evans
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York, NY, USA : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines three broad assumptions about British technical education: that it has been deficient, that its inadequacy is one of the keys to Britain's relative economic decline and that its redirection  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Summerfield; Eric J Evans
ISBN: 0719029678 9780719029677
OCLC Number: 21443665
Notes: "Grew out of a conference on Education and the labour market, held ... at Lancaster University in April 1987"--Preface.
Description: viii, 223 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction - technical education, the state and the labour market, Penny Summerfield and Eric Evans; the transmission of collective knowledge - apprenticeship in engineering and shipbuilding, 1850-1914, Keith McClelland; technical education and the transformation of Coventry's industrial economy, 1900-1939, David Thoms; the subordination of technical education in secondary schooling, 1870-1914, Meriel Vlaeminke; technical and vocational education for girls - a study of the central schools of London, 1918-1939, Sarah King; technical education and secondary schooling, 1905-1945, Bill Bailey; technology, institutions and status - technological education, debate and policy, 1944-1955, Martin Davis; higher education and employment - pressures and responses since 1960, Oliver Fulton; control and influence - recent government policy on technical and vocational education in British education, Murray Saunders; learning lessons from abroad, Ian Bliss and Jim Garbett.
Responsibility: edited by Penny Summerfield and Eric J. Evans.

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