VET, Occupations and Governance

In the national research field "VET, Occupations and Governance", processes of change in the VET system and coordination between the actors involved are studied. Special emphasis is placed on the perspectives of those who implement, adapt, interpret or even redesign VET reforms and governance guidelines.

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The following topics are covered by this research field: the creation and adaptation of the Swiss professional education sector, the institutional work on occupations following the review and revision of VET/PET programmes, the definition of national qualifications frameworks to facilitate international comparisons, the international transfer of aspects of the Swiss dual-track model and the willingness of enterprises to offer apprenticeship training.