Research and analysis

Carefully designed vocational programmes

Ofsted good practice example showing how University Hospital Southampton vocational training is designed to meet needs.

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Southampton University Hospital - Good Practice Example

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The vocational training programme is carefully designed to meet needs of workplace managers and respond to organisational change. Partnerships are very strong and used successfully to develop learners’ skills and provide progression to employment and higher education.

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Published 28 January 2014