The future of vocational education and training in a changing world


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Author: Pilz, Matthias


Around the world, vocational education and training (VET) is characterised by a number of common trends, including the increasing use of technology, the growing importance of information and communications systems, and changes to national demographics. Situated at the interface between the education and training system and employment, VET has a role in meeting these changes and contributing to the transition from education to employment, and providing the next generation with skills relevant to employment and the economic situation. This volume contains 30 chapters that represent a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Outcomes; Skills and knowledge; Employment

Keywords: Institutional role; Technical education and training; Relevance of education and training; Trend; Future; Skill needs; Skill development; Training employment relationship; Transition from education and training to employment; Employability

Geographic subjects: Asia; Europe; North America

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2012

Physical description: xv, 592 p.

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ISBN: 9783531185279; 9783531187570 (ebook)

Statement of responsibility: Matthias Pilz (ed.)

Resource type: Book

Document number: TD/TNC 108.1032

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