Challenges to the implementation of dual apprenticeships in OECD countries: a literature review


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Author: Valiente, Oscar; Scandurra, Rosario


The good economic performance and low levels of youth unemployment in countries with dual vocational education and training (VET) systems have provided good arguments to the advocates of dual apprenticeships as a global role model. Many governments in the Global North have started to show great interest in adopting dual apprenticeships in their own national contexts with the aim of improving the employability of young adults and smoothening transitions from education to work. However, evaluation studies have demonstrated that the transfer of these international good practices to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Vocational education and training; Governance; Youth; Employment; Research; Policy; Students

Keywords: Dual system; Employability; Transition from education and training to employment; Literature review; OECD country; Employers

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Also called: Challenges to the implementation of dual apprenticenships in OECD countries: a literature review

Pages: pp. 41-57

Related items: TD/TNC 127.632

ISBN: 9783319478548 (print); 9783319478562 (ebook)

ISSN: 1871-3041

The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.632.

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 127.635

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