Same, but different: the emergence of VET in three Nordic countries

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Historically, apprenticeship has developed very differently in the three Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, either as a dual system in a separate track (Denmark), as an integrated part of upper secondary education (Norway) or as having almost disappeared (Sweden). The purpose of this chapter is to explore the roots of these differences in the period after the deregulation of apprenticeship caused by the dissolution of the guilds. In this period, from the mid-19th century until 1945, [the authors] examine how the three [vocational education and training] VET-systems responded...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Workforce development; Providers of education and training; Secondary education; Governance; Industry; Policy; Labour market

Keywords: History; Apprentice; Work based learning; Vocational school; Education and training system; Government policy; Labour policy

Geographic subjects: Europe; Denmark; Norway; Sweden

Published: Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang Publishing, 2017

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Also called: Same, but different: the emergence of vocational education and training in three Nordic countries

Pages: pp. 305-325

Related items: TD/TNC 127.659

ISBN: 9783034321204 (paperback); 9783034323543 (ebook); 9783034323567 (MOBI); 9783034323550 (epub)

ISSN: 1660-3443, 2235-7327 (ebook)

The volume from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.659.

Resource type: Book chapter

Call number: TD/TNC 127.674

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