Scaling up (VET policies, reforms, programmes or inventions)

DEFINITION 1: Expanding, replicating, adapting and sustaining successful VET policies, reforms, programmes or interventions in geographic space and over time to reach a greater number of people.

SOURCE: Adapted from Arntraud, H. and Linn, A. (2008). Scaling up- a framework and lessons for development effectiveness from literature and practice Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings Working paper 5, USA.


DEFINITION 2: A process comprised of four interrelated dimensions: depth, sustainability, spread, and shift in reform ownership.

SOURCE: Levin, B (2013). What Does It Take to Scale Up Innovations? An examination of Teach for America, the Harlem Children’s Zone, and the Knowledge Is Power Program. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center.


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