What characterises upper secondary vocational education and training?

Vocational education and training (VET) attracts a very diverse range of students, including youth and adults seeking to improve their technical skills, entry into higher education or those at risk of dropping out of school. This paper reports on the state of play of upper secondary vocational education across OECD countries. Upper secondary education builds on students' basic skills and knowledge to prepare them for higher education or the labour market. In many countries, this level of education is not compulsory and it can last from two to five years. Most education systems offer different ... Show more

Corporate authors: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Published: Paris, France, OECD, 2019

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 6 p.

Access item: https://doi.org/10.1787/a1a7e2f1-en

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