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A Comparative Analysis of Vocational Education and Training System in Sweden and China

Chen, Junran LU (2012) EKHR23 20121
Department of Economic History
Abstract
In recent years, there has been a rising global need to train and educate certain number of workers to possess high-quality, relevant vocational skills which leads to an enormous increase in the demand for vocational education and training (VET). This thesis is dedicated to analyze and compare the competitiveness of the VET system of China and Sweden qualitatively and quantitatively and then gives some suggestions on China’s VET development. In this paper, Porter’s Diamond Model is applied as the methodological framework with necessary modifications for this paper’s purpose. The aim is to see why Sweden is the leading country in VET system construction and what can China learn from Sweden’s previous experience. At the end, some suggestions... (More)
In recent years, there has been a rising global need to train and educate certain number of workers to possess high-quality, relevant vocational skills which leads to an enormous increase in the demand for vocational education and training (VET). This thesis is dedicated to analyze and compare the competitiveness of the VET system of China and Sweden qualitatively and quantitatively and then gives some suggestions on China’s VET development. In this paper, Porter’s Diamond Model is applied as the methodological framework with necessary modifications for this paper’s purpose. The aim is to see why Sweden is the leading country in VET system construction and what can China learn from Sweden’s previous experience. At the end, some suggestions are proposed to improve China’s VET system in order to suit the needs of ever growing demand for skilled labor force in recent years. (Less)
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author
Chen, Junran LU
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EKHR23 20121
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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keywords
Vocational Education and Training (VET), Porter’s diamond model, economic growth, government policy
language
English
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2797104
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2012-06-18 11:21:54
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  abstract     = {In recent years, there has been a rising global need to train and educate certain number of workers to possess high-quality, relevant vocational skills which leads to an enormous increase in the demand for vocational education and training (VET). This thesis is dedicated to analyze and compare the competitiveness of the VET system of China and Sweden qualitatively and quantitatively and then gives some suggestions on China’s VET development. In this paper, Porter’s Diamond Model is applied as the methodological framework with necessary modifications for this paper’s purpose. The aim is to see why Sweden is the leading country in VET system construction and what can China learn from Sweden’s previous experience. At the end, some suggestions are proposed to improve China’s VET system in order to suit the needs of ever growing demand for skilled labor force in recent years.},
  author       = {Chen, Junran},
  keyword      = {Vocational Education and Training (VET),Porter’s diamond model,economic growth,government policy},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {A Comparative Analysis of Vocational Education and Training System in Sweden and China},
  year         = {2012},
}