Reputation of educational qualifications – assessments contain gender-specific differences

Coverbild: BWP 4/2020
Issue/Year (Volume) 4/2020 (49)
Page(s) 52-55

Numbers of entrants to the dual system of vocational education and training are falling, especially among women. Against the background of gender-specific developments in educational behaviour, this article uses recent research data from BIBB to investigate the level of esteem which various educational qualifications currently enjoy amongst the population. The results show that men and women arrive at different assessments in some cases, including with regard to the reputation of VET.