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.