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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)

Paperback Published: 2nd June 1997
ISBN: 9780521599191
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.

Preface
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: 9780521599191
ISBN-10: 0521599199
Series: National Institute of Economic and Social Research Economic and Social Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 154
Published: 2nd June 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23