OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training

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Higher level vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. What type of training is needed to meet the needs of changing economies? How should the programmes be funded? How should they be linked to academic and university programmes? How can employers and unions be engaged? The country reports in this series look at these and other questions. They form part of Skills beyond School, the OECD policy review of postsecondary vocational education and training.

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OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training: A Learning for Jobs Review of Austria 2010

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Kathrin Hoeckel
30 juin 2010
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This OECD study of vocational education and training (VET) in Austria is designed to help Austria make its VET systems more responsive to labour market needs. The review assesses the main challenges faced by the VET system and presents an interconnected package of policy recommendations. For each recommendation, the report describes the challenge, the recommendation itself, supporting arguments, and issues of implementation.

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Summary: strengths, challenges and recommendations
-Strengths of the Austrian VET system
-Challenges confronting Austria’s VET system
Chapter 1. Introduction
-1.1. The OECD policy review of Austria
-1.2. The structure of the report
-1.3. A snapshot of Austria’s VET system
-1.4. Strengths of Austria’s VET system
-1.5. Challenges confronting Austria’s VET system
-1.6. The economic context
Chapter 2. Policy recommendations
-2.1. Reform of the 9th grade
-2.2. VET qualifications: getting the balance right
-2.3. Minimum quality standards of apprenticeship training
-2.4. Provision for students who cannot find an apprenticeship place
-2.5. Career guidance services
-2.6. Literacy and numeracy skills References
Annex A: Background information

-1. Programme of the review visit
Annex B: International and national statistics

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