Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 8570
Location: Mile End, Bancroft Building, Room 4.23
1st Supervisor: Prof Gill Kirton
2nd Supervisor: Dr Elena Doldor
"Apprenticeships in the Contemporary Era: Gender, Race and Class Implications"
The British Government aims to create 3 million apprenticeships by 2020, and to increase representation of those from minority backgrounds by 20%. In light of this, my research seeks to capture the ‘lived experiences’ of modern day apprentices and explore how gender, class and racial inequalities (Acker, 2006) affect uptake, training and progression upon completion of an apprenticeship.
Upon completion of my research, it is hoped that the following contributions emerge: