Social Capital and VET - Researching Coupling of 'Want' to 'Need': an Australian comparison with Europe

@inproceedings{Hughes2012SocialCA,
  title={Social Capital and VET - Researching Coupling of 'Want' to 'Need': an Australian comparison with Europe},
  author={Lewis Bernard. Hughes and Libby C. Hughes},
  year={2012}
}
In democratic societies, it is a matter of logic that there is much to be gained by purposefully coupling strengthening social capital with strengthening human capital. It follows from this that VET – a major component of the foundation upon which the competency component of human capital is constructed – should be overtly valued also for its contribution to social capital as we have found is an outcome from VET learning when well facilitated (Hughes & Hughes 2011). Accordingly, this paper is… CONTINUE READING

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