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Mapping partnerships and interactive capabilities in skills development systems: A guide to fieldwork in firms


Date posted:

2022/11/01

Publication year:

2016

Corporate author/s:

Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP)

Person/s author/s:

Kruss, Glenda; Petersen, Il-haam

Output-type:

manual/guidelines

Format:

pdf

This research guide (Research Instrument 5) provides a practical guide and set of templates for gathering information on the partnerships and capabilities of firms to form effective partnerships and learn through interaction - i.e., their interactive capabilities. The objective is to understand how a firm is organised to facilitate interaction with universities, TVET colleges and other actors such as SETAs and industry associations, to inform their training activities, in terms of the forms of work-based learning that firms engage in. Such an understanding can yield evidence that complements and adds to the quantitative data traditionally used for skills planning. The instruments are suitable for research in both public and private firms.

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