Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training centre stage: volume I: investigating causes and extent

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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)


This study examines the contribution that vocational education and training (VET) can make to reducing early leaving from education and training (ELET). Published in two volumes, this first looks at quantitative data to understand better the extent of early leaving from VET (ELVET). It analyses mechanisms for monitoring early leaving (at national and [European Union] EU-levels), and examines VET and labour-market-specific factors, as well as those related to the individual and his/her family background, contributing to this phenomenon. It aims to assist national policy-makers and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Youth; Students; Employment; Participation; Research

Keywords: Youth at risk; Dropout; Student retention; Measurement; European Union

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2016

Physical description: 136 p.

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Series: Cedefop research paper; no. 57

Related items: TD/TNC 126.111; TD/TNC 130.578

ISBN: 9789289616812

ISSN: 1831-5860

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 126.866

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