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Work-based learning in Europe: Practices and policy pointers

This document, which is the European Commission's contribution to the mandate of the Bruges Communiqué to analyse successful work-based learning models, is intended as a tool for policymakers and practitioners working on modernising and reforming vocational education and training systems. The numerous country examples it contains provide useful information on the three key components for successful work-based learning: governance, quality and partnerships. The study aims to encourage more and better work-based learning by highlighting successful practices and policies in diverse settings. It uses information from recent studies and academic discussions, including Cedefop data and analysis, and draws on practical examples from Member States, collected in consultation with the Advisory Committee on Vocational Training.


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education and training
youth employment
School-to-work transition
Skills mismatch
TVET systems

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