Skills beyond School

Synthesis Report

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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? This report synthesises the findings of the series of  country reports done on skills beyond school.

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Three key elements of high-quality post-secondary programmes

An effective professional training sector needs to offer high-quality programmes that produce highly-skilled workers. This chapter looks at three key features of high-quality programmes: first, systematic work-based learning integrated into programmes; second, effective teacher professional development that balances the need for teaching skills with up-to-date practical experience in industry; and third, attention to numeracy and literacy skills.

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