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1 Vocational education and training: European agenda and Finnish experience Part I Risto Raivio European Commission DG Education and Culture Head of sector: Vocational education and training policy 1

2 Vocational training in EU VET = Career and technical education National responsibility: 27 national systems No harmonization at European level European level cooperation: Identification of joint challenges and priorities: commitment to a joint modernization agenda European level tools to connect the systems EU program to support policy development and international mobility of students and faculty 2

3 Examples of European priorities Raising attractiveness of vocational training Improving quality and relevance of training Importance of work-based learning Balance between general and specific skills Better alignment between basic education, vocational training and higher education International learning mobility 3

4 Finland has a well regarded VET 4

5 Doctoral Degrees Licentiate degrees Master s degrees Bachelor s degrees Universities Finnish Education System Polytechnic Master s degrees Work Experience 3 years Polytechnic Bachelor s Degrees Polytechnics Work Experience Specialist vocational qualifications Matriculation examination General upper secondary schools Additional Basic Education Vocational Qualifications Vocational institutions, apprenticeship training Further vocational qualifications Work Experience Basic education (Comprehensive Schools) 7-16-year olds Pre-primary education, 6-year-olds 5

6 VET in Finland systemic aspects Possibility to graduate simultaneously from general upper secondary schools Pathways to higher education Proximity: +/- 150 Vocational training providers, most with multi-campus settings +/- 50 % of young people go to VET 6

7 Typical academic route: School Teacher or Architect Master s degrees Bachelor s degrees Universities Matriculation examination General upper secondary schools Additional Basic Education Basic education (Comprehensive Schools) 7-16-year olds Pre-primary education, 6-year-olds 7

8 Typical applied sciences route: Engineer or Nurse Polytechnic Master s degrees Work Experience 3 years Polytechnic Bachelor s Degrees Polytechnics Matriculation examination General upper secondary schools Vocational Qualifications Vocational institutions, apprenticeship training Additional Basic Education Basic education (Comprehensive Schools) 7-16-year olds Pre-primary education, 6-year-olds 8

9 Typical vocational route: technician - electronics Specialist vocational qualifications Matriculation examination General upper secondary schools Vocational Qualifications Vocational institutions, apprenticeship training Additional Basic Education Basic education (Comprehensive Schools) 7-16-year olds Pre-primary education, 6-year-olds 9

10 VET in Finland - quality and relevance Labor market relevant qualification national level forecasts on labor force demand Work based learning at least 6 months in a business or other workplace Public financing: state/local +/- 45%/55 % 3 % of state financing is performance based 10

11 Low school dropout Overall completion rate is high: 90 % of year old Finns have completed at least upper secondary level. Early supportive intervention in basic education Dropout rate in VET has decreased from 13,5% in 2000 to 8,5 % in 2009 Drop out rate has been one of the indicators for performance based financing in VET active prevention at institution level 11

12 Doctoral Degrees Licentiate degrees Master s degrees Bachelor s degrees Universities Finnish Education System Polytechnic Master s degrees Work Experience 3 years Polytechnic Bachelor s Degrees Polytechnics Work Experience Specialist vocational qualifications Matriculation examination General upper secondary schools Additional Basic Education Vocational Qualifications Vocational institutions, apprenticeship training Further vocational qualifications Work Experience Basic education (Comprehensive Schools) 7-16-year olds Pre-primary education, 6-year-olds 12

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