Publications

Copies of all UVAC publications have been deposited with the Agency for the Legal Deposit Libraries – making them available to view at the following libraries: Bodleian Library, Oxford; Cambridge University Library; National Library of Scotland; Library of Trinity College, Dublin; National Library of Wales and the British Library.

UVAC members may receive up to ten copies of a publication per annum at no cover charge (subject to availability). Administration and postage & packing costs will be levied.

Non-member further or higher education establishments may receive one copy of a publication at no cover charge. Administration and postage & packing costs will be levied. We regret that all other non-member requests will be liable for the title’s cover charge, plus the administration and postage & packing costs.

Electronic versions of our publications are available free of charge below. To download PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat, which can be downloaded for free at www.adobe.com

UVAC Conference Proceedings 2010
The abridged proceedings from the 2010 conference held in York.
Published November 2011

UVAC Annual Conference Proceedings 2009

The abridged proceedings from the 2009 conference held in York.
Published November 2010

Progression from Vocational and Applied Learning to Higher Education across the UK
A comparative study by the University Vocational Awards Council for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Published June 2010

Progression from vocational and applied learning to higher education in England
A report produced by Professor Joy Carter, Chair of UVAC for Rt Hon David Lammy MP, Minister of State for Higher Education on progression from vocational and applied learning to higher education in England.
Published March 2010

UVAC Annual Conference Proceedings 2008
The abridged proceedings from the 2008 conference held in York.
Published November 2009

Work-based Learning Futures III
The proceedings from the Work-based Learning Futures III Conference,
Derby, April 2009 organised by the University of Derby and Middlesex
University
Published November 2009

UVAC Annual Conference Proceedings 2007
The abridged proceedings from the 2007 conference held in York.
Published November 2008

Work-based Learning Futures II
The proceedings from the Work-based Learning Futures II Conference,
Middlesex, May 2008, organised by the University of Derby and Middlesex
University
Published November 2008

Incorporating into HE Programmes the learning people do for, in and through work
A guide for HE managers and practitioners

Work Based Learning Futures
The proceedings from the Work based Learning Futures Conference, Buxton, April 2007, organised by the University of Derby and Middlesex University

UVAC Annual Conference Proceedings 2006
The presentations, speeches and papers from the 2006 conference held in York.
Published November 2007

UVAC: Championing Higher Vocational Learning, 1999-2005
A review charting the progress of the University Vocational Awards Council since its incorporation in 1999.

From Apprenticeship to Higher Education
A guide to developing work-based progression routes to higher education for Advanced Apprentices and other skilled staff and managers.
Sponsored by the Learning and Skills Council
Published 2005.

Higher Education for Active Leisure Sector Professionals
A guide to developing work-based progression routes to higher education for Advanced Apprentices and other experienced Active Leisure sector staff and managers.
Sponsored by the Learning and Skills Council; printing funded by Skills Active.
Published 2005

Higher Apprenticeship for IT Professionals
A guide to developing work-based progression routes to higher education for Advanced Apprentices and other IT professionals.
Sponsored by the Learning and Skills Council
Published 2005

Higher Education for Hairdressing and Beauty Sector Professionals
A guide to developing work-based progression routes to higher education for Advanced Apprentices and other experienced salon staff, managers and owners.
Published 2005

An Analysis of the Progression of Advanced Apprentices to Higher Education in England
Sponsored by the Learning and Skills Council
Published 2005

Learner Progression into Higher Education
Sponsored by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
Published 2005

Integrating Work Based Learning into Higher Education: A Guide to Good Practice
Sponsored by the LCCI Commercial Education Trust
Published 2005

A higher education context for National Occupational Standards
Published 2004

Bridging rhetoric and reality: Accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) in the UK
Published 2004

Fit for Purpose – The use of National Occupational Standards in higher education to meet the needs of employment
A generic guide for curriculum designer and deliverers
Published  2004

Apprenticeship: An historical re-invention for a post industrial world
Proceedings of the conference held by UVAC, London, January 2004
Published 2004

Responding to Government expectations: Vocational education and training
UVAC Annual Conference Proceedings 2003
Published 2004

Publications and Reports Archive

For all enquiries regarding UVAC publications please contact:

UVAC
University of Bolton
Eagle Campus
BOLTON. BL3 5AB

Telephone: +44 (0)1204 903355• Fax: +44 (0)1204 903354 • Email: UVAC Publications

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