A review of methodologies for measuring the costs and benefits of in-company apprenticeship training

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Author: Hauschildt, Ursel


Understanding the costs and benefits of apprenticeship training, as well as its outcomes, is an important factor for enterprises to make decisions relating to the skills development of current and future employees. Existing studies on this topic paint a mixed picture, some reveal net benefits to employers and others net costs. Apart from observed variances in apprenticeship systems and practices across countries, a proper international comparison of cost-benefit analysis is hampered by differences in research methods. This [discussion paper] reviews research methods and findings of major...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Vocational education and training; Youth; Employment

Keywords: Training cost; Cost benefit analysis; Case study; Research method; Measurement; Employability; Skill upgrading; Education and training system

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa; Switzerland; Germany; Europe

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2018

Physical description: 65 p.

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ISBN: 9789220307427 (print); 9789220307434 (pdf)

Resource type: Discussion paper

Call number: TD/TNC 138.322

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