Short-term benefits, long-term harm?: alternative training to apprenticeships in Norway

Many countries with apprenticeship-based systems of [vocational education and training] VET face a shortage of apprenticeships. Some countries, including Denmark and Norway, address this supply-demand mismatch by offering alternative school-based routes to vocational qualifications for students not able to secure an apprenticeship. Other countries offer no alternative routes, but focus instead on pre-vocational education and training to prepare students for apprenticeships. This paper discusses the effects on the VET system of a recent Norwegian attempt to organise alternative training primari ... Show more

Authors: Aspoy, Tove Mogstad; Nyen, Torgeir

Published: Bremen, Germany, Institute Technology and Education, University of Bremen, 2017

Resource type: Article

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