DC dVET Publications

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DC dVET Portrait

Short presentation from the Donor Committee: members, vision & mission, guiding principles, strategic priorities.

Dual VET in Development Cooperation: Mutual Understanding and Principles

The DC dVET’s mutual understanding and principles of the central dimensions of the dual VET system – including identification of success factors, options for implementation, differentiation from other areas and conclusions for development cooperation.

Dual VET as an Option in Development Cooperation: Survey of Experts

Relevant findings from the implementation of previous vocational training projects; definitions and differentiation from other areas, dual vocational training in the area of tension between economic development and poverty reduction, dual vocational training as a joint task, scenarios for entry into vocational training, key points for project work.

Dual Vocational Education and Training in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland: Comparative Expert Study

A detailed description of the dual vocational education and training systems in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland; economic framework conditions and historical development, core features and success factors, neighboring systems and terminology.

Engaging the Business Sector: Working Tool for Policy Dialogue and Project Design in Development Cooperation – Part 1: Study

A working tool to promote active or increased engagement and participation on the part of the business sector in vocational education and training. Part 1 (Study): systematic overview on VET objectives, relevant framework conditions and areas of engagement – including suggestions for practical project work and arguments for the dialogue with the business sector.

Engaging the Business Sector: Working Tool for Policy Dialogue and Project Design in Development Cooperation – Part 2: Questionnaire

A working tool to promote active or increased engagement and participation on the part of the business sector in vocational education and training. Part 2 (Questionnaire): allows you to apply the information from Part 1 to your own project. A tool for structured reflection on your own project, including suggestions for dialogue and project work optimization. Available as a pdf or online.

Companies Engaging in Dual VET: Do Financial Incentives Matter? Approaches in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland – Options, Pros and Cons for Reform Processes. Discussion Note

Discussion note presenting different types of incentives, pros and cons of providing incentives, key questions for the analysis of specific country cases, information about the approaches applied in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, recent approaches from selected Eastern European countries.