Internationalisation of vocational education and training in Finland

Coverbild: BWP 4/2018
Issue/Year (Volume) 4/2018 (47)
Page(s) 34-36

VET is rather attractive in Finland, with 45 per cent of the age group choosing this form of secondary education. Equally, international mobility of students, apprentices and staff in VET is very popular and has over the past ten years increased with ca. 50 per cent. This article gives an overview of the internationalisation of VET in Finland. It analyses some of the strategic steps that led to this development, and outlines some challenges and opportunities.

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