Presentation on theme: "ESRC SEMINAR SERIES 2014-2016 Higher Vocational Education and Pedagogy HIVE PED Higher Vocational Education: History, Policy and Theory Professor Gareth."— Presentation transcript:
ESRC SEMINAR SERIES 2014-2016 Higher Vocational Education and Pedagogy HIVE PED Higher Vocational Education: History, Policy and Theory Professor Gareth Parry - University of Sheffield Centre for Leadership and Enterprise, Faculty of Education and Health
Higher vocational education: history, theory, policy Gareth Parry University of Sheffield firstname.lastname@example.org
Overlapping boundaries definitional dilemmas spheres of policy fields of study clumsy (enduring) categories
Histories, long and short advanced FE to higher VE binary to post-binary elite-mass trajectories public-private configurations sites of innovation-inclusion-intervention
Theory-policy debates 1.organisational field or high-skill ecosystem? 2.50% = demand + diversion + diminution? 3.integration: horizontal or vertical? 4.higherness = administrative + arbitrary?
Theory-pedagogy arguments 1.vocational knowledge: different in kind? 2.professional formation: can it be taught? 3.qualifications: hybrid in form + function? 4.scholarship(s) of T + engagement + inquiry?
Short-order agendas We will develop and promote the concept, identity and value of our higher vocational education (BIS 2011) conceptual relational empirical