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Debating high skills and joined-up policy

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dc.date.accessioned 2006-03-31 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-24T08:15:51Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-24T08:15:51Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0796921334 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/6877
dc.description.abstract Debates about governance both within and outside of the South African state are increasingly turning to the question of coordination failure and the inability of government to make interventions in key problem areas which require the inputs and actions of several government departments and agencies acting in concert with each other. Too often, the opposite occurs - 'the silo effect', where government departments work in isolation, unable and in some cases, unwilling to act on the interdependencies that straddle their governance responsibilities. In this monograph, Andre Kraak introduces the debate about the importance of state coordination or joining up in the area of education and work. He does so, firstly, by adapting the highly influential British scholarship on high skills societies to South Africa's inherited low skills development trajectory. Secondly, he invites the leading scholars behind the high skills thesis - Hugh Lauder, David Ashton and Phillip Brown to debate some of the issues of `joined up? Government, cross-sectoral state coordination and the importance of high skills in the South African context. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher HSRC Press en
dc.subject SKILLS DEVELOPMENT en
dc.subject SKILLS PROFILE en
dc.subject SKILLS SHORTAGE en
dc.subject SKILLS MIGRATION en
dc.title Debating high skills and joined-up policy en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.BudgetYear 2005/06 en
dc.ResearchGroup Education, Science and Skills Development en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 3739 en
dc.outputnumber 2287 en
dc.bibliographictitle Kraak, A., Lauder, H., Brown, P. & Ashton, D. (2006) <i>Debating high skills and joined-up policy. </i> Cape Town: HSRC Press. en
dc.publicationyear 2006 en
dc.contributor.author1 Kraak, A. en
dc.contributor.author2 Lauder, H. en
dc.contributor.author3 Brown, P. en
dc.contributor.author4 Ashton, D. en


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