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Selecting a key skills delivery mode: thinking about efficiency and effectiveness

Kelly, Anthony (2001) Selecting a key skills delivery mode: thinking about efficiency and effectiveness Oxford Review of Education, 27, (2), pp. 227-238. (doi:10.1080/03054980123729).

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This research-based paper attempts to describe a continuum of delivery choices available to school and college managers by which Key Skills can be introduced as part of Curriculum 2000. It describes the pressure to integrate, the illusion of contextualisation and the consequent pre-eminence of staff competence as a determining influence on the effectiveness of the delivery structure. It describes some problems associated with integration and the relative efficiency and effectiveness of discrete and integrated delivery. The paper goes on to define a continuous array of mixed modes of delivery, the levels of support required to underpin them, the external influences that impinge on the process of their selection and the effectiveness of monitoring and tracking systems.

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Published date: August 2001
Keywords: ley skills, efficiency, effectiveness, curriculum 2000


Local EPrints ID: 9780
ISSN: 0305-4985
PURE UUID: b25ac337-1266-4cd9-90ed-44a13b23af22
ORCID for Anthony Kelly: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 15 Oct 2004
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:08

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