Ppt the dual vocational education system – benedikt hauser

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Ppt the dual vocational education system – benedikt hauser

  1. 1. The Dual Vocational EducationSystem – Insights into the SwissEducation Systeme+i Face-to-Face MeetingThun, 13-16 May 2013Benedikt Hauser, 13.05.2013
  2. 2. VET in Switzerland – Key characteristics1)  VET = Integral part of the Swiss education system2)  VET = A prominent position within the Swiss education System3)  VET = Based on the demand of companies for qualified workers
  3. 3. VET in Switzerland - typical features1) A vast majority of small and medium sized enterprises2) Providing apprenticeships by private companies = a longtradition3) Young People (16-18): A vast majority enrols in VET-programmes4) Private sector = actively involved in VET-system5) Switzerland is proud of its VET-system6) "No dead ends" – permeability7) Strategic management and development = ConfederationImplementation (VET-schools) = Cantons
  4. 4. DemandSupply92’00096‘500Apprenticeship market (August, 31 2012)
  5. 5.                      Federal VET Certificate (2 years)orFederal VET Diploma (3 or 4 years)  Dual-track VET approach:Connecting practice with theorypracticecompany3 – 4 days per weektheoryvocationalschool1 – 2 days per weekpractice/courseintercompany-coursestotal 3-8
  6. 6. VET in Switzerland – Low (youth)unemploymentSource: OECD / March, 22 20130  5  10  15  20  25  30  35  40  45  50  Switzerland  Netherlands  Japan  Austria  Germany  Norway  Korea  Mexico  Australia  Israel  Canada  Denmark  Iceland  Russian  FederaHon  Slovenia  OECD  countries  Luxembourg  New  Zealand  United  States  Chile  Czech  Republic  Turkey  Belgium  Finland  United  Kingdom  Estonia  France  Sweden  Poland  Hungary  Italy  Portugal  Ireland  Slovak  Republic  Greece  Spain  %  age  group  25-­‐64   %  of  age  group  15-­‐24  
  7. 7. VET in Switzerland - bottom-upinitiatives7

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