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Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)
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Josef Widmer | Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland |EN | (2013)

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TREND v spolupráci s portálom Nové školstvo a s finančnou podporou spoločnosti Orange organizovali dňa 27. marca 2013 v Bratislave verejnú prednášku Josefa Widmera, generálneho riaditeľa sekcie …

TREND v spolupráci s portálom Nové školstvo a s finančnou podporou spoločnosti Orange organizovali dňa 27. marca 2013 v Bratislave verejnú prednášku Josefa Widmera, generálneho riaditeľa sekcie odborného a všeobecného vzdelávania zo švajčiarskeho federálneho ministerstva hospodárstva, vzdelávania a výskumu. Viac nájdete na www.noveskolstvo.sk

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  • 1. Vocational and ProfessionalEducation and Training inSwitzerlandSeminar «the Swiss dual vocational and professionaleducation and training system»Bratislava Wednesday, March, 27 2013State Secretariat for Education, Research and InnovationJosef Widmer, General Director for Vocational and Professional
  • 2. Outline• Introduction• Vocational education and training (VET)• Professional education and training (PET)• VET/PET Partners & VET/PET Funding• Summary and Results
  • 3. Legal Basis for VET/PETVPETA: Federal Vocational & ProfessionalEducation & Training Act• revised in 2002• came on force 2004
  • 4. Outline• Introduction• Vocational education and training (VET)• Professional education and training (PET)• VET/PET Partners & VET/PET Funding• Summary
  • 5. Vocational education and training Professional education and training Higher educationJob-related continuing education & training Tertiary level Federal PET PET Colleges Universities of Cantonal examinations applied Universities / Advanced Federal PET PET college degree sciences Federal institutes Diploma Federal VET Diploma of technology Federal Specialised Baccalaureate Upper-secondary level Vocational Baccalaureate Baccalaureate Vocational education and training General education schools Federal VET Federal VET Specialised Baccalau- Certificate Diploma schools reate (2 years) (3 or 4 years) schools Bridge-year courses Compulsory education Direct access Additional qualifications or work experience required
  • 6. Dual-track VET approach:Connecting practice and theory practice theory company vocational school3 – 4 days per week 1 – 2 days per week Federal VET Certificate (2 years) or Federal VET Diploma (3 or 4 years)
  • 7. Apprenticeship market (August, 31 2012) SupplyYear 201193’500 92’000 Demand 96‘500 Year 2011 90’000
  • 8. The 20 most popular occupationsNumber of newly enrolled VET students in 2010
  • 9. Attractiveness of VETOutcome of apprenticeship recruitement process by year Source: Education Report Switzerland 2010, p. 150
  • 10. Outline• Introduction• Vocational education and training (VET)• Professional education and training (PET)• VET/PET Partners and VET/PET Funding• Summary
  • 11. Professional education and training Professional education and training Higher educationJob-related continuing education & training Tertiary level Federal PET PET Colleges Universities of Cantonal examinations applied Universities / Advanced Federal PET PET college degree sciences Federal institutes Diploma Federal VET Diploma of technology Federal Specialised Baccalaureate Upper-secondary level Vocational Baccalaureate Baccalaureate Vocational education and training General education schools Federal VET Federal VET Specialised Baccalau- Certificate Diploma schools reate (2 years) (3 or 4 years) schools Bridge-year courses Compulsory education Direct access Additional qualifications or work experience required
  • 12. Private, fiscal and social returns oneducation (men)Benefits derived from a higher level of education compared tothe next-lowest level of education Source: Education Report Switzerland 2010: 284 Quelle: Bildungsbericht Schweiz I 2010, S. 286
  • 13. Outline• Introduction• Vocational education and training (VET)• Professional education and training (PET)• VET/PET Partners & VET/PET Funding• Summary
  • 14. One mission – Three partners VET: Schools + Confederation SFIVET PET CollegesConfederation: 26 CantonsSEFRI Implementation &Strategic management supervisionand development VET qualification procedures Professional organisations Training content VET & PET Companies PET qualifications procedures VET Apprenticeships & PET Traineeships
  • 15. Swiss VET/PET FundingPublic funding(2010: CHF 3.4 billion)Confederation: approx. ¼Cantons: approx. ¾Inputs from Economy(Professional organisations, companies)Groundwork (e.g. definition of training content)Around 30-40% of Swiss companies offer VET apprenticeships
  • 16. Cost/benefit ratio for Swiss companiesoffering VET apprenticeships in millionSwiss Francs(2009)6000 474 Net benefit50004000 Productive output by3000 5350 5824 apprentices Gross costs20001000 0 Quelle: Wolter & Strupler 2012
  • 17. Averaged net-benefit companies perapprentice in CHF (2009) Vocational Vocational Education Education and Training and Training 3 Years 4 YearsGross costs 86‘415 115‘670Productive output 95‘128 124‘057generated by apprenticeNet-benefit for the company 8‘713 8‘387offering apprenticeship-positions Quelle: Wolter & Strupler 2012
  • 18. Outline• Introduction• Vocational education and training (VET)• Professional education and training (PET)• VET/PET Partners & VET/PET Funding• Summary and Results
  • 19. Summary and ResultsStrenghts of the Swiss VET/PET SystemFull integration in the Swiss education system → PermeabilityLabour-market orientation → Dual-track approach to learning → Important role of professional organisationsBased on cooperation between Confederation, Cantonsand Professional OrganisationsResultsLow unemployment rateHigh levels of competitiveness and innovation
  • 20. 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 Switzerland Netherlands Japan Austria Germany Norway Korea Mexico Australia Israel Canada Denmark Iceland Russian Federation Slovenia OECD countries % age group 25-64 Luxembourg New Zealand United States Chile Czech Republic Turkey Belgium Low (youth) unemployment Finland United Kingdom Estonia France Sweden Poland Hungary % of age group 15-24 Italy Portugal Ireland Slovak Republic Greece SpainSource: OECD / March, 22 2013
  • 21. Competitiveness and innovationRank WEF Global IMD World European Competitiveness Competitiveness Innovation Index Scoreboard Scoreboard 2012-2013 2012 20111 Switzerland Hong Kong Switzerland2 Singapore USA Sweden3 Finland Switzerland Denmark4 Sweden Singapore Germany5 Netherland Sweden Finland
  • 22. Thank you for your attention!Furhter information:www.sbfi.admin.chwww.sbfi.admin.ch/film
  • 23. Switzerland = EFTA member (non-EU)Population: 8 million French German Italian Rumantsch 20.4% 63.7% 6.5% 0.5% Other 9%
  • 24. Precautions taken to prevent early dropoutof VET Programs:Mentoring• Additional support with choice of occupations during compulsary schooling.Bridge-Years• Offers for young people with difficulties in transitioning between compulsary school (secondary level I) and vocational education and training (upper secondary level II).Federal VET Certificates (2-year education)• Vocational education and training programs that are intended for students who are mainly practically talented.Case-Management• Integration of young people with multiple problems into VET-programs.
  • 25. Validation-procedures and competences(vocational education and training)Information und CouncelingValidation at the designated authority of the canton of domicileEvaluationIdentification and analysis of individual and vocational skills (decision-makingand responsibility) as well as general education; documentation in the dossierof validationAssessmentExpert team opinion on the dossier of validation(adult compatible approach)ValidationInstitution of validation decision upon the expert opinionCertificationCertification based on structures and responsibilities in the field of vocationaleducation and training (federal diploma/certificate issued by cantonalauthority)
  • 26. Development of an ordinance in vocational education and training Professional Confede- Cantons Organisations ration: SERIRequests the Issues VET Guide andissuance of a VET ordinances support the entireordinance reform processMain tasks: Guides the entire Responsible for• Operational reform process: introducing and project • Strategic project implementing VET management planning ordinances• Elaboration of • Governmental content tasks

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