Education Indicators in Focus: Vocational Education and Traning (VET) Programs

Organization/Affiliation(s): 
OECD
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Jul, 2015

Vocational education and training (VET) can play a central role in preparing young people for work, developing adults’ skills and responding to labour-market needs of the economy. However, VET has been neglected in the past an marginalized in policy discussions, often overshadowed by the increasing emphasis on general academic education. Nevertheless, more recently, an increasing number of countries are recognizing that high quality vocational education and training have a major contribution to make to economic competitiveness.

This report explores key indicators for evaluating demand and effectiveness of vocational education and training (VET) programs. 

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Topic: 
Workforce Development
Regions: 
Global
Tags: 
Education
Training & Capacity
Youth