Successful provision of VET in schools: overseas approaches


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Author: Lamb, Stephen


In this article, the author examines successful approaches to vocational education and training in schools (VETiS) in other OECD countries. Three broad approaches to VETiS are discussed, illustrated by examples from North America and Europe: (1) integration of VETiS options within the general senior secondary curriculum; (2) provision of stand-alone VETiS qualifications without integration with the general senior secondary curriculum; and (3) provision of structured vocational programs in postcompulsory years with links to general upper secondary education and avenues to higher education...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Performance; Research; Students; Participation; Governance

Keywords: VET in schools; Comparative analysis; Completion; Student retention; Education and training system

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Europe; North America; Australia

Published: Brisbane, Queensland: Vocational Education and Training Network, 2008

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Journal volume: 7

Journal date: 2008-2009

Pages: pp.117-121

ISSN: 1835-338X

Statement of responsibility: Stephen Lamb

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 94.273

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