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Presentation: vocational education and social inclusion in Israel


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Presentation: vocational education and social inclusion in Israel

  1. 1. Where do we Stand?
  2. 2. Vocational Students by Year (Based on data published by CBS) Vocational Classes by Year
  3. 3. Positive Effects
  4. 4. Safety-net and Hierarchy We find that in most countries secondary vocational education reduced the odds of unemployment, and the chances of someone entering the labor force as an unskilled worker. The advantages associated with vocational education are most pronounced in countries where vocational secondary education is specific rather than general. Third, graduates of vocational secondary education attain lower occupational prestige than that attained by graduates of academic tertiary education. This disadvantage of vocational education is most pronounced in countries where vocational education also serves as an effective safety net. This is an important finding because it means that 'diversion' and 'safety net' effects are not mutually exclusive but are the flip side of the same coin.
  5. 5. The National Discussion: The New Call for VET Recent government change has intensified national discussions about vocational education. Thinking anew about the split between the ministries of Education and Economics, with more recognition for VET.
  6. 6. History Religion Gender Army Service Flexible Program Company Involvement Parent Support Job Availability Teacher Preparation The Dilemmas