The development of a strategy for vocational education and training: experiences from Montenegro

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Author: Hoppe, Melanie; Burmester, Jeanette; Ebben, Jan


This article addresses the problem that many countries lack a strategic orientation in reforming their vocational education and training (VET) systems, and therefore refers to the added value of a distinct VET strategy within an overall education sector strategy. To start with, the authors provide an answer to the questions 'What is strategy?' and 'What is strategy in education?' They argue that the 'resource-based view of strategy' is a suitable understanding of strategy because it has a developmental perspective and underpins the building of capacity and systems while making the most...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Management; Governance; Research; Workforce development

Keywords: Strategic planning; Education and training reform; Case study; Capacity building

Geographic subjects: Montenegro; Europe

Published: Oxford, England: Symposium Journals, 2011

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Journal volume: 6

Journal number: 3

Journal date: 2011

Pages: pp. 273-284

ISSN: 1745-4999

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 111.278

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