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The German dual system - a model for Europe?

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Abstract:

Examines the dual system of vocational education and training in Germany and points out that the system is more than just an alternative training arrangement. Draws on the five major features which underlie the principle of the dual system (dualism of learning venues, legalism and public responsibility for vocational training, the principle of self-government, private commitment to training and the vocational principle) and assesses training which goes beyond the scope of individual companies as well as specific job requirements. Compares these specific features with training in Britain. Concludes that the German system of training provision may solve qualification problems, but is unlikely to provide a basis for emulation elsewhere in Europe.

Keywords: Education; Europe; Germany; Law; Vocational Training

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/00400919710190090

Publication date: 1997-08-01

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