Institutional characteristics of upper secondary vocational education and training in Switzerland: how do they affect VET diploma holders' early labour market outcomes?

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Author: Gronning, Miriam

Abstract:

Internationally, the advantages of vocationally oriented education systems are emphasised. In countries with a strong dual vocational education and training (VET) system, vocationally trained individuals experience rapid transitions into the labour market and comparatively high entry wages. This pertains to the Swiss education and training system as well, which is characterised by a high degree of vocational specificity. This leads to a close link between the training occupation and the subsequent employment, as well as low occupational mobility throughout the career. However, this...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Secondary education; Governance; Career development; Labour market; Outcomes; Equity; Gender

Keywords: VET for secondary students; Entry level training; Education and training system; Dual system; Transition from education and training to employment; Entry into working life; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Employment outcomes; Wage; Training program; Occupation; Relevance of education and training; Training employment relationship; Education work relationship; Return on education and training; Socioeconomic background; Institutional role; Institutional characteristic

Geographic subjects: Switzerland; Europe

Published: Hanover, Germany: Leibniz Universitat Hannover, 2021

Physical description: [xii], 115 p.

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Also called: Institutional characteristics of upper secondary vocational education and training in Switzerland: how do they affect vocational education and training diploma holders' early labour market outcomes?

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On cover: Von der Philosophischen Fakultat der Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat Hannover zur Erlangung des Grades einer Doktorin der Philosophie (Dr. phil.) genehmigte Dissertation von Miriam Gronning, M.A., 2021

Resource type: Thesis

Document number: TD/TNC 146.379

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