Engaging Employers in Apprenticeship Opportunities: Making it Happen Locally

Organization(s): ILO, OECD
Author: Angela Attrey, Jonathan Barr, Paul Comyn
Country: Australia, Bangladesh, Germany, India, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America
Year: 2017
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This joint OECD-ILO publication provides guidance on how local and regional governments can foster business-education partnerships in apprenticeship programmes and other types of work-based learning, drawing on case studies across nine countries. There has been increasing interest in apprenticeships which combine on the job training with classroom-based study, providing a smooth transition from school to work. There are benefits to both individuals and employers from participating in apprenticeships, including increased productivity and job quality. Successful implementation is contingent on having a high level of employer engagement at the local level, notably in the design, development and delivery of programmes.
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