The case of the Norwegian VET: origins and early development 1860-1930

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Author: Michelsen, Svein


The issue of vocational education and training (VET) has not been much related to a possible Nordic model of VET. Instead, the differences between the Nordic countries in VET policies and VET institutions have been emphasized in most VET typologies. Systematic comparative studies of the historical formation of VET institutions and policies in the Nordic countries have not yet been carried out. This article traces the origins of this vocational modernization process in Norway in the period 1860-1930. Central is the identification of sequences and timing of the development as well as...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance; Policy; Industry; Apprenticeship

Keywords: History; Education and training system; Government policy; Union; Industrialisation

Geographic subjects: Europe; Norway

Published: Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang Publishing, 2017

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Also called: The case of the Norwegian vocational education and training: origins and early development 1860-1930

Pages: pp. 349-366

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

Document number: TD/TNC 127.676

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