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This Handbook provides a state-of –the art overview of the field of workplace learning from a global perspective. The authors are all well-placed theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners in this burgeoning field , which cuts across higher education, vocational education and training, post-compulsory secondary schooling, and lifelong education. The volume provides a broad–based, yet incisive analysis of the range of theory, research, and practical developments in workplace learning. The SAGE Handbook of Workplace Learning draws together a wide range of views, theoretical dispositions, and assertions and provides a leading-edge presentation by key writers and researchers with insight into the field and its current state.

Initiatives in VET and Workplace Learning: A Korean Perspective
Initiatives in VET and workplace learning: A Korean perspective

Studies of the ‘East Asian Miracle’ have shed light on the major role of education policies in the remarkable economic growth in East Asia between 1965 and 1996 (World Bank, 1993; Green, 1997; Ashton et al., 1999). During this period, while the average annual growth of GNP in the world level was 3.1 per cent, South Korea grew at 8.9 per cent, Singapore at 8.3 per cent and Hong Kong at 7.5 per cent (Castells, 1999: 206). As a result, the East Asian countries have been regarded as models to explain the important roles of the government in promoting economic development (Johnson, 1982; Amsden, 1989; Castells, 1992, 1999; ...

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