From knowledge to skills

Employability skills-oriented final examinations in Switzerland

Coverbild: From knowledge to skills
Issue/Year (Volume) 3/2023 (52)
Page(s) 40-42
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The aim of final examinations is to show whether learners have acquired the necessary employability skills for their occupation at the end of vocational education and training. In Switzerland, final examinations thus form an important part of the qualification procedure in VET. This article illustrates examples of how final examinations are designed in an employability skills-oriented manner and shows the challenges which arise in this respect for the examination setters.

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