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Work-based learning and social justice: learning to labour?

By James Avis

Abstract

The paper explores work-based learning in the context of current changes taking place in vocational education and training in England. It seeks to locate these within an understanding of the English economy. The paper analyses these issues, drawing upon a literature that examines the work-based experiences of young people. This allows an engagement with notions of social justice, providing an opportunity to address the rhetorical question, 'Learning to Labour', posed in the titl

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OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:8716
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