Capability and Quality in Higher Education

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John Stephenson, Mantz Yorke
Psychology Press, 1998 - Education - 233 pages
The new focus in learning is on developing the individual's capability. This work looks at this in the context of improving skills, lifelong learning and welfare-to-work. It debates the issues within the setting of institutional strategies, work-based learning, skills development and assessment.
 

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Contents

The Context
1
Building the Capability Curriculum Some Reports from
15
An Institutional Strategy for Transferable Skills
28
The New Capability Curriculum at the University
35
Promoting Capability Through the Assessment of
42
Reconciling Quality and Standards with Diversity
49
Can Higher Education Deliver Capability?
58
the City and Guilds
77
The Partnership Framework at the University
95
Using Staff Development as an Agent of Change
112
Autonomy and Quality
127
An Overview
142
Qualities of Learning Contracts
162
The Way Ahead
193
Index
226
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