Companies are key actors in apprenticeship training. This paper provides general conclusions on costs and benefits from the point of view of companies.
Publication: Apprenticeship training in Italy – a cost-effective model for firms?
What are the costs and benefits of dual apprenticeship training for companies in Italy? The study looks at nine different occupations.
Publication: Apprenticeship training in England – a cost-effective model for firms?
What are the costs and benefits of dual apprenticeship training for companies in England? The study looks at five sectors of the English economy and ten different professions.
Study: Spain could reap benefits of apprenticeship training
Measures introduced three years ago for in-firm apprenticeship training have resonated only marginally among Spain's companies. Less than five percent of all trainees are receiving in-firm training in addition to their vocational education. Our study shows that Spanish firms are ignoring this opportunity at a disservice to themselves.
February 7, 2014: German Federal President speaks on Vocational Education in Bangalore
Addressing some 100 Indian and German business leaders, politicians and academic experts, the German president enumerated the strengths of the "dual system" used in Germany, which successfully provides young people with both classroom instruction and on-site vocational training. "For the system to function, companies must be willing to take responsibility even beyond of their own business operations," Gauck said.