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Vocational Education in Other Countries

by Beatrice G. Reubens 1982

A description of vocational education in foreign countries cannot come from a single mold. Differences among the countries are substantial in matters of clientele, expectations, educational methods, organization, and administration. It is best to consider countries individually, to relate full-time vocational education in regular schools to the national system of initial occupational skill training, and to confine the discussion to young people of upper-secondary age who have not been in the labor force.

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This article originally appeared in NSSE Yearbook Vol. 81, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 83 Number 6, 1982, p. 49-70
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19111, Date Accessed: 3/22/2018 3:56:50 AM

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  • Beatrice Reubens
    Columbia University
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    BEATRICE G. REUBENS is a research economist at Columbia University.
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