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Insight 40: Evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot Courses

DescriptionThe overarching purpose of the research was to undertake a process evaluation of the Skills for Work pilot courses in order to inform the national roll-out of these courses. The evaluation of the Skills for Work pilot was based around a qualitative methodology in order to get to the heart of the implementation process.
ISBN1478 6796
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 14, 2008

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ISBN ISSN 1478-6796 (Online)
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Insight 40: Evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot Courses

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