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Title A Skills beyond School Review of Austria [electronic resource] / Pauline Musset ... [et al]

Published Paris : OECD Publishing, 2013.


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Physical description 80 p. ; 16x23cm.
Series OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training, 2077-7736.
OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training, 2077-7736.
Contents Summary: strengths, challenges and recommendations Strengths of the Austrian system of postsecondary vocational education and training Challenges and recommendations Chapter 1. Introduction and initial assessment -The review of Austria and its place in the OECD study -The structure of the report -A snapshot of the system -The system in international context -Previous OECD analysis and recommendations -Strengths of the postsecondary VET system in Austria -References Chapter 2. A better co-ordination of diversity -Challenge: a highly diverse sector -Recommendation: establishing a steering body for VET in Austria -Supporting arguments: reaping the benefits of better co-ordination -References Chapter 3. Better access to further learning -Challenge: obstacles to further education and training -Recommendation: improving articulation and encouraging transitions -Supporting arguments: concrete tools to support transition -References Chapter 4. Strengthening workplace training in vocational education and training colleges -Challenge: workplace training is too variable -Recommendation: mandatory and integrated workplace training -Supporting arguments: enhancing effectiveness and efficiency -References Chapter 5. Reflecting labour market demand in the mix of provision -Challenge: insufficient response to the needs of the economy -Recommendation: better reflecting labour market demand -Supporting arguments: mechanisms to reflect labour market needs -References Annex A: Overview of postsecondary vocational examinations in the three Germanophone countries: Austria, Germany and Switzerland
Summary This report examines vocational education and training programmes in Austria, covering how they are changing, how they are funded, how they are linked to academic and university programmes and how employers and unions are engaged.
Other author Musset, Pauline.
Bloem, Simone.
Fazekas, Mihály.
Field, Simon.
ISBN 9789264200418
Standard Number 10.1787/9789264200418-en