A European quality framework for apprenticeships: a European Trade Union proposal

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Author: Bridgford, Jeff


This report details 20 quality standards for apprenticeships proposed by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and Unionlearn (TUC). Despite increased interest by policy-makers in apprenticeships as a means to combat youth unemployment, apprenticeships have been in decline in recent years (and even more so since the 1980s). As part of its contribution to EU policy to boost quality skilled jobs, the ETUC, with national trade unions from across Europe, has drawn up the report setting out 20 quality standards. It is inspired by existing quality apprenticeship schemes across Europe...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Quality; Participation; Policy; Vocational education and training; Governance

Keywords: Best practice; Legal aspect; Education and training reform; Training policy

Geographic subjects: Europe; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; France; Germany; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Poland; Romania; Slovenia; Spain; Great Britain

Published: Brussels, Belgium: European Trade Union Confederation, [2016]

Physical description: 90 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 124.697

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