Germany's dual vocational training system: a model for other countries?

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Author: Euler, Dieter

Abstract:

It is often suggested that Germany should export its vocational training system to other countries. Some argue that this would promote economic growth in the importing countries while others see it as a way of dramatically reducing the rate of (youth) unemployment. So far the results have been disappointing, as most evaluations of attempts to export the German system show little long-term effects. This study addresses two main questions: Which elements of Germany's dual system are essential and provide a basis for exporting it to other countries? How can those elements be structured to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance

Keywords: Education and training system; Dual system

Geographic subjects: Germany; Europe

Published: Gutersloh, Germany: Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2013

Physical description: 78 p.

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https://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/fileadmin/files/BSt/Publikationen/GrauePublikationen/GP_Germanys_dual_vocational_training_system.pdf

Notes:
On title page: A study commissioned by the Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 114.1532

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