Vocational education and training (0329)

Venue: City College Brighton and Hove

Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jan 19, 2004 End Date/Time: Jan 23, 2004
Registration Date: Jan 18, 2004
Early Registration Date: Oct 31, 2003
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Vocational education and training
19 - 23 January 2004
Brighton, UK.

I am contacting you with information regarding the above event running from 19 ¡V 23 January 2004. This multinational event will focus on the part played by VET internationally in preparing people for the world of work. Through the exchange of information and best practice, participants will explore latest developments and approaches for tackling common challenges. The main topics and issues will include:

„h VET policy development
„h best practice in teaching and learning
„h occupational standards and competencies for business and industry
„h qualifications
„h governance and management of VET institutions
„h the role of employers
„h quality systems.

The seminar is designed for participants from around the world with a variety of experiences and skills. It will have a strong appeal to policy-formers and decision-makers in government and education, vocational education practitioners, and employers with a particular interest in vocational skills and workforce development. All will be encouraged to share experiences so as to create and foster a network to shape future policies and initiatives in this field.

British Council Seminars designs, produces and manages an innovative programme of international high-quality seminars and conferences that promote the sharing of knowledge and information, create opportunities for learning, and contribute to the development of people and organisations at all levels. The seminars are one of the British Council's vehicles for facilitating such contacts in order to create understanding and mutual respect among our event participants, as well as to project the UK's reputation as a creative and culturally diverse society. Our events are used to strengthen co-operation between the UK and other countries by developing sustainable networks of opinion-formers, champions of change and future leaders across the globe.

For further information, please contact:
Yellow Team, British Council Seminars, 1 Beaumont Place, Oxford OX1 2PJ, UK.

T+44 (0)1865 320720
F+44 (0)1865 557368

Full details are at http://www2.britishcouncil.org/seminars as well as an application form for this seminar. Please note that this event carries a fee.

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