Dropout from initial vocational training: a meta-synthesis of reasons from the apprentice's point of view


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Author: Bohn, Svenja; Deutscher, Viola Katharina


Internationally, vocational education and training (VET) faces some major challenges, one of them certainly constituting the number of premature terminations of contract. A large part of former research within this context has concentrated on the identification and analysis of dropout reasons from the apprentice's point of view. Due to differing foci within previous studies, gaining a comprehensive overview of reasons for premature termination of contract has been impeded. Hence, it was the aim of this paper to summarize central cross-study and cross-sector findings within this context....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Participation; Outcomes

Keywords: Apprentice; Apprenticeship contract; Dropout; Decision making; Initial training; Systematic review

Published: Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2022

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Journal volume: 35

Journal date: February 2022

Pages: pp. 1-14

ISSN: 1747-938X

Statement of responsibility: Svenja Bohn, Viola Deutscher

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 146.52

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