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Achieving equity through 'gender autonomy': the challenges for VET policy and practice

By Karen Evans

Abstract

This paper is based on research carried out in an EU Fifth Framework project on 'Gender and Qualification'. The research partners from five European countries investigated the impact of gender segregation in European labour markets on vocational education and training, with particular regard to competences and qualifications. The research explored the part played by gender in the vocational education and training experiences of (i) young adults entering specific occupations in child care, electrical engineering and food preparation/service (ii) adults changing occupations

Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.ioe.ac.uk.oai2:3627

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