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 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
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