School Enterprises: Combining Vocational Learning with Production
The International Project on Technical and Vocational Education (UNEVOC) is a project of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Its purpose is to contribute to the development and improvement of technical and vocational education in Member States.
UNEVOC works in three programme areas:
• Programme Area A deals with the international exchange of experience and the promotion of studies on policy issues. It is devoted to system development in technical and vocational education.
Under Programme Area A, one of the UNEVOC activities is to identify, analyse and disseminate information about successful practices of management and financing of technical and vocational education institutions through the concept of school enterprises, where vocational learning and production are being combined. This study presents the findings.
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Ms Madhu Singh, Ph.D., is a sociologist and educationalist. She has been involved in issues relating to adult vocational learning as a lecturer in sociology of education at the Institute of Education, Poona, India, and at the University of London Institute of Education, London, United Kingdom. Her doctoral work at the Technical University in Berlin, Germany, is on vocational training for and in the informal sector in New Delhi. She is currently working at the UNESCO Institute for Education in Hamburg, Germany.
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The views expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of UNESCO. The designations employed and the presentation of the material do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the UNESCO Secretariat concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delineation of its frontiers or boundaries.
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This document was prepared and processed by UNESCO’s UNEVOC Implementation Unit in Berlin, with the editorial assistance of Mr Jim Sullivan.
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