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Pilz, Matthias – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2012
This article considers the modularisation of initial vocational training (including apprenticeships) as a modernisation strategy in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Training systems are similarly structured in these three countries with the apprenticeship system at their heart, and the three national philosophies of education and training are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Change, Apprenticeships
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Behrens, Martina; Pilz, Matthias; Greuling, Oliver – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2008
In Germany, the group of young people with the most extended transition from school to work are those achieving higher education entrance qualifications ("Abitur"), then serving an apprenticeship in the German "dual system" and later pursuing higher education. On the basis of three Anglo-German comparative studies, this article…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Market, Apprenticeships, Young Adults