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From School to Productive Work : Britain and Switzerland Compared - Helvia Bierhoff

From School to Productive Work

Britain and Switzerland Compared

By: Helvia Bierhoff (Editor), S.J. Prais (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th April 1997
ISBN: 9780521590792
Number Of Pages: 154

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Switzerland is universally respected for its highly successful economy. It has long enjoyed low unemployment and inflation, and an exceptionally satisfactory transition process for youngsters from school to work. This book provides a nuts-and-bolts comparison of how that more successful transition is brought about. It explains the different emphases of Swiss secondary schooling by focusing on the way in which both academic and practical subjects are taught. The different ways in which career guidance and spells of work experience are handled in Britain and Switzerland are also compared.

Two very different education ideals
Schooling as preparation for life and work
Vocational guidance
Vocational training and qualifications
Problems and developments
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ISBN: 9780521590792
ISBN-10: 0521590795
Series: Economic and Social Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 154
Published: 28th April 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.49  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.34