Managing vocational training systems

Provides state-of-art materials relating to the management and organization of public vocational education and training (VET) systems and suggests a framework for developing the management competence of senior VET administrators encouraging them to review critically their administrative practices in order to move towards professional excellence. Covers management, organizational structure, target setting, planning, financing, and training administration.

"...provides a valuable overview of the operationalisation of VET policy internationally. For those who have an interest in the area Gasskov's book has a lot to offer in terms of bringing together a host of international examples of differing approaches to VET."
Labour and Industry, Australia, Vol. 12, April 2002

Managing Vocational Training Systems addresses the multiplicity of challenges facing public vocational education and training (VET) programmes around the world. An essential guide for VET administrators, this comprehensive handbook provides state-of-the-art materials and frameworks for co-ordinating important management and structural reforms. It offers practical guidelines for managing budget and finance, evaluating performance, and developing strategic operational plans, along with other valuable methods and techniques for running effective VET systems.