Attractiveness of VET

DEFINITION: Capacity of vocational education and training to:
- encourage individuals to choose vocational education and training;
- propose qualifications that open up career prospects.

COMMENT: Attractiveness of VET depends on various factors:  image of VET and parity of esteem with academic pathways; flexible pathways allowing mobility between VET and academic education; involvement of stakeholders in VET governance, including social partners.

SOURCE: Glossary: quality in education and training, CEDEFOP, Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2011.

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