Comparison of historical development pathways of initial vocational education and training in Lithuania and Germany: how does history matter for policy learning?

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Author: Saniter, Andreas; Tutlys, Vidmantas


This paper reveals the importance of considering differences in the historical development of pathways to initial [vocational education and training] VET for policy learning. It refers to the actual application of the experience of dual apprenticeship from Germany in the implementation of apprenticeship in the school-based initial VET system in Lithuania. Pathways of the historical development of initial VET in Germany and Lithuania are compared in the period from the second half of the 19th century to date, considering: relationships between 'macro-context' factors and conditions ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Governance; Policy; Providers of education and training; Culture and society

Keywords: History; Dual system; Training policy; Education and training reform; Education and training system; Social aspects

Geographic subjects: Europe; Germany; Lithuania

Published: Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang Publishing, 2017

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Pages: pp. 511-529

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 127.684

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