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ERIC Number: ED431074
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: N/A
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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)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Liechtenstein National Authority for Vocational Education, Schaan.
Identifiers - Location: European Union; Liechtenstein