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Vocational education (VE)

Parent term: Education

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Education that is designed for learners to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies specific to a particular occupation or trade or class of occupations or trades. Vocational education may have work-based components (e.g. apprenticeships). Successful completion of such programmes leads to labour-market relevant vocational qualifications acknowledged as occupationally-oriented by the relevant national authorities and/or the labour market.
Source: UNESCO UIS 2013, Global
Education designed to develop occupational skills.
Source: Ministry of Labour 2005, Jordan

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