ERIC Number: ED431074
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education in the Principality of Liechtenstein.
Nigsch, Josef; Gunz, Dieter; Jenny, Christoph; Jehle, Karl
This booklet provides an overview of vocational education (VE) in the principality of Liechtenstein. The following are among the topics discussed: Liechtenstein's government, sovereignty, history, and foreign policy; Liechtenstein's VE system (history, underlying principles, policy, structure, economic framework, legal basis, organization and governing bodies); acquisition of vocational qualifications (career guidance, dual/trial system of initial vocational training, apprenticeships, special types of VE, postsecondary vocational schools and technical colleges, professional qualification in the tertiary sector, education at universities and other academic institutions); continuing education opportunities in Liechtenstein and abroad; costs and financing (investments in VE, state expenditures on VE, VE's contributions to the economy); VE from various perspectives (views from the business sector, views from various sectors of industry); access to the European scene (VE and the European Union, areas of cooperation between the European Union and Liechtenstein); and challenges for the future (decreasing numbers of apprenticeships since 1986, females choosing traditional roles, overqualification, integration of less-gifted individuals, initial vocational teaching and block teaching, learning in practice, modular educational programs, international cooperation). Concluding the booklet are a bibliography and reference list containing a total of 22 references and addresses of 14 organizations concerned with VE in Liechtenstein. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Continuing Education, Delivery Systems, Economic Climate, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Qualifications, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Job Training, Labor Market, Lifelong Learning, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, School Business Relationship, Special Needs Students, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Liechtenstein National Authority for Vocational Education, Schaan.
Identifiers - Location: European Union; Liechtenstein