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OECD Publishing, 2019
Vocational education and training can play a central role in preparing young people for work and responding to the labour market needs of the economy. While often neglected in the past, an increasing number of countries are recognising that high-quality vocational education and training can make a major contribution to economic competitiveness. In…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Enrollment Trends
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, 2018
The report reflects student-level data submitted by 21 of British Columbia's (BC) public post-secondary institutions, including colleges, institutes and seven universities. It contains standardized data relating to student demographics, programs, credentials, courses, session registration and campuses for the institutions. Not included in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Tables (Data), Demography
OECD Publishing, 2018
Taking the students' perspective, Education Policy Outlook 2018: Putting Student Learning at the Centre analyses the evolution of key education priorities and key education policies in 43 education systems. It compares more recent developments in education policy ecosystems (mainly between 2015 and 2017) with various education policies adopted…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2018
The aim of the paper is to identify and analyse patterns and trends in enrolment in upper secondary initial vocational education and training (IVET) in Europe over the period 1995 to 2015. The research produced findings on comparability of the international data as well as trends in enrolment in upper secondary IVET and its share of enrolment in…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries
Windley, Georgina – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
It has been eight years since the National Indigenous Reform Agreement (also known as "Closing the Gap") set out a series of areas and targets designed to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous outcomes on a range of measures. A key objective was to halve the gap in employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Training
Heslop, Joanne – Student Transitions Project, 2017
The Student Transitions Project (STP) newsletter focuses exclusively on student mobility within the B.C. public post-secondary system. In this context, student mobility includes the sequential or simultaneous enrollment of academic credit registrants attending one or more B.C. public post-secondary institutions throughout their academic studies.…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Postsecondary Education, Transitional Programs, Enrollment Trends
Mahajan, P. T.; Golahit, S. B. – Online Submission, 2017
Purpose: There is a rapid growth of technical education in the last decade in terms of the number of institutes and intake capacity in India but with improper and non-directional development. As per AICTE reports, there is a noticeable gap in between the actual number of enrollments and intake capacity of these institutes. In the year 2015-16, 46%…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Enrollment Trends, College Choice, Postsecondary Education
Mahajan, P. T.; Golahit, S. B. – Online Submission, 2017
Purpose: Technical education in India contributes a major share to the overall education system and plays a vital role in the social and economic development of the nation. Despite of rapid growth of technical education in last decade in terms of the no. of institutes and intake capacity in India, institutes failed to attract enrollments. Last…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Questionnaires
European Training Foundation, 2017
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Morocco. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy, and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, policy,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Vocational Education, Educational Change
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2016
Following the successful first national publication of total vocational education and training (VET) activity and presentation of various informative data products, NCVER has continued to undertake further analysis of the submitted data. This paper is the first in a suite of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) authored…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Place of Residence
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
The 2014 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 50th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The Digest has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Dropouts
Siekmann, Gitta; Korbel, Patrick – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2016
Current definitions of STEM skills are inconsistent and not specific enough to inform education and skill policies and initiatives, potentially leading to a number of unsubstantiated and uncoordinated responses. There is a danger of generating a domestic oversupply of graduates in science, mathematics, engineering and technology while ignoring the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Job Skills
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Wong, Yi-Lee – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
In order to increase the competitiveness of the workforce at low cost, the Hong Kong government brought in the idea of community colleges and the associate degree while keeping the same annual set quota of first-year, first-degree places at publicly-funded universities. At first glance, in doing so, the government could avoid expanding the sector…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Associate Degrees
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Narodowski, Mariano; Moschetti, Mauro – Cogent Education, 2015
During the second half of the twentieth century, a process of privatization took place in the Argentine education system. This paper seeks to explain the growth of private enrollments in Argentina over the last years. Drawing on the concept of quasi-monopoly, we run a random-effects estimation on panel data to analyze the determinants of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Schools, Enrollment Trends, Computation
Constant, Louay; Culbertson, Shelly; Stasz, Cathleen; Vernez, Georges – RAND Corporation, 2014
As Iraq's Kurdistan region develops rapidly, it is creating jobs that require a solid education and technical skills. The government has launched an ambitious reform of basic and secondary education to increase its quality and has expanded opportunities for tertiary technical and university education. But expansion of secondary vocational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Educational Improvement
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