Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance

British Trade Unions and the Learning and Skills Agenda: An Assessment

British trade unions have been afforded a new position of ‘stakeholder’ within the vocational education and training system and are seen by government as being a key advocate in supporting workplace learning. This issues paper assesses how far unions can use this agenda to promote workers’ interests, aid union renewal and further the development of a ‘high skills society’ in the UK.


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