Improving the image of technical and vocational education and training

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Author: Clement, Ute


Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is perceived in developing, emerging and even in industrial countries as a 'second-best option' in comparison to general or academic education. As a consequence, TVET is less seen as an educational option therefore as a step back on the career path. This educational choice has a range of critical implications at individual, business and societal levels. This synthesis study examines the image of TVET and measures which enhance the image of TVET in industrial, emerging, and developing countries. It is based on three sub-studies...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Pathways

Keywords: Career choice; Decision making; Marketing; Relevance of education and training

Published: Bonn, Germany: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), 2014

Physical description: 39 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 134.462

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