20 Key Factors for Successful Vocational Education and Training

This document addresses policy-makers and practitioners. It has been drafted based on the findings of the Agency's Vocational Education and Training (VET) project.

The flyer below presents a list of 20 key factors identified in the course of the project in the majority of the practices analysed.

The 20 key factors that lead to successful VET results – with a clear link to employment opportunities – are:

  • Legal framework
  • Motivation and commitment
  • Leadership
  • High qualifications
  • Further training and educational opportunities
  • Multi-disciplinarity
  • Partnership, co-operation and networking structures
  • Suitable ratios/small classes
  • Assessment
  • Learner-centred approaches
  • Individual plans
  • Flexibility
  • Pathways
  • Certificates
  • Quality assurance
  • Dropout reduction strategy
  • Matching labour market requirements and learners' skills
  • Support in transition
  • Availability of staff and resources
  • Follow-up.

Download the flyer in English below. For more information about this project, visit the VET web area.

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