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Training networks in VET as innovative concepts - reasons and boundaries for training companies to participate

Leemann, Regula Julia and Da Rin, Sandra and Imdorf, Christian. (2015) Training networks in VET as innovative concepts - reasons and boundaries for training companies to participate. In: Crossing boundaries in vocational education and training: innovative concepts for the 21st century. Bremen, pp. 124-127.

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Abstract

During the past decade vocational education policy has been furthering training networks. Enterprises which are too small or too specialised to offer an apprenticeship place on their own join a network of training companies. The responsibility for recruitment, placement, and formal qualifica- tion lies with a professionalised lead organisation. During their apprenticeship, the apprentices switch their training company on a (half-)yearly rotational basis. Based on a case study of four training net- works in Switzerland the aim of this paper is to understand the reasons for the slow and hesitant insti- tutionalisation of this new organisational form of VET that has high potential for improving quality of VET, for creating additional apprenticeship places and for integration socially disadvantaged youth into post-compulsory education.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften > Ehemalige Einheiten Gesellschaftswissenschaften > Bildungssoziologie (Imdorf)
UniBasel Contributors:Imdorf, Christian and Leemann, Regula Julia
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item, refereed
Conference or workshop item Subtype:Conference Paper
Publisher:Institute Technology and Education, University of Bremen
Series Name:Evaluate Europe handbook series
Issue Number:6
ISSN:1861-6828
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Conference paper
Language:English
Last Modified:30 Jun 2016 10:59
Deposited On:15 Mar 2016 09:56

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