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ERIC Number: EJ938284
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-1448-0220
Models of Full-Time and Part-Time Vocational Training for School-Leavers: A Comparison between Germany and Australia
Deissinger, Thomas; Smith, Erica; Pickersgill, Richard
International Journal of Training Research, v4 n1 p30-50 2006
This article explores some different ways of providing vocational qualifications, specifically for young people who do not go directly to university from school. The examples of Germany and Australia are discussed and show that historical, political, economic and social factors influence the preferred modes of training and their relative perceived status. Advantages and disadvantages are outlined for each mode of provision. Various remedies to address the disadvantages identified for the different modes are explored.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Germany