Vocational education

Definition:  Designed for learners to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies specific to a particular occupation, trade, or class of occupations or trades. Vocational education may have work-based components. Successful completion of such programmes leads to labour market-relevant vocational qualifications acknowledged as occupationally-oriented by the relevant national authorities and/or the labour market.

Source: UOE(2016) UOE data collection on formal education: Manual on concepts, definitions and classifications, Montreal, Paris, Luxembourg. 

HYPERLINK:  http://uis.unesco.org/sites/default/files/documents/uoe2016manual_11072016_0.pdf
 

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