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On the Mysteries of the Swiss Dual Vocational Education and Training: What the Czech Republic Can Learn

Switzerland is well known for its successful dual system of vocational and professional education and training. It consists of upper-secondary and non-university tertiary education in which firms and educational institutions collaborate closely to provide both general education and vocational training.

Public lecture and panel discussion

WHEN: December 13, 2018 | 16:00 - 18:00
WHERE: IDEA at CERGE-EI, Politických vězňů 7, Prague 1


Ursula Renold | Head of the Division of Comparative Education Systems ETH Zurich
KOF Swiss Economic Institute


Daniel Münich | IDEA at CERGE-EI
Sandro Crameri |Novartis
Karel Gargulák | Strategy and Analyses Unit, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic
Libor Witassek |  CEO ZET Foundation

The lecture will investigate the following questions:

  • What are the economics of vocational education and training?
  • Is there a role for the government due to market and other failures?
  • What are the roles of individual  stakeholders from the education and employment sectors?
  • Who bears the costs, benefits, and risks?
  • How can the quality and relevance of vocational education and training be secured?
  • What does academic research tell us, and what is the role of evidence-informed policy making?

The event will be in English. It will be recorded and made available as a video on the IDEA website. Light refreshments will be served following the discussion.

Register by e-mail: iThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by filling out this form: http://bit.ly/Swiss_Dual_Voc_Education.  This link is also available at: https://idea.cerge-ei.cz/.


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