Making it real: the benefits of workplace learning in upper-secondary vocational education and training courses

In OECD countries, 'real world' upper-secondary vocational education and training (VET) programs are used to engage less academically oriented youth in learning, while helping to prepare them for post-school work and/or further education. In general terms, VET programs with high employer involvement, such as apprenticeship schemes, are considered to be superior to classroom-based VET programs that are typically found in many English-speaking countries. In this study, [the authors] examine outcomes from a potential 'third way': classroom-based VET with a short-term structured workplace learning ... Show more

Authors: Polidano, Cain; Tabasso, Domenico

Published: Oxford, England, Elsevier, 2014

Resource type: Article

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