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Public-private partnership in vocational education of European countries: leading development trends

- Радкевич, В.О. ( (2023) Public-private partnership in vocational education of European countries: leading development trends Professional Pedagogics, 2 (27). pp. 14-28. ISSN 2707-3092

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The relevance of this article is conditioned by the necessity to identify and analyze the leading development trends of public-private partnership in vocational education in European countries to consider them in establishing state-private partnership in Ukraine’s vocational education system. The aim of the article is to identify and analyze the leading trends of public-private partnership development in the vocational education of European countries; to explore the possibilities of considering these trends in the domestic practice of establishing state-private partnership in the field of vocational education. Methods: Examination of scientific sources, legislative and normative legal documents, empirical data regarding public-private partnership in vocational education – to identify its leading development trends in European countries; formulation of conclusions and recommendations. Results: Based on the analysis of modern legislative, normative legal documents, scientific sources, and empirical data, the leading trends in the development of public-private partnerships in vocational education of European countries were identified and analyzed: expansion of partnership participants and development of its new forms; the partnership's impact on improving the quality of vocational education; joint development of educational programs with partners according to labor market requirements; increased funding for vocational education through investments from the public and private sectors, as well as international organizations, etc. Conclusions: The leading trends in the development of PPP in vocational education in European countries are focused on: enhancing the efficiency of interaction between educational institutions, public and private establishments, civic, professional, and international organizations; engaging small, medium, and large companies in the process of developing new qualifications, standards, educational programs, implementation of innovative vocational training technologies; ensuring equal access to vocational education, employment opportunities in the labor market; increasing financial support for educational institutions and enterprises that provide vocational training to students, etc. Proposals for Ukrainian vocational education institutions to establish state-private partnership (SPP) include: ensuring effective communication among partnership participants – for the exchange of experience and joint resource utilization; defining clear conditions, commitments, and risks among partners – to increase their accountability for the quality of SPP project implementation; improving mechanisms for control and evaluation of cooperation results – for timely adjustment of partnership development directions; increasing financial support for SPP projects – to ensure the stable functioning of vocational education institutions based on additional resources; expanding public participation in the implementation of SPP projects – to enhance the prestige of vocational education and its impact on post-war Ukraine's recovery, etc.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: leading trends; public-private partnership; vocational education; European countries; successful practices.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 37 Education > 377 Specialized instruction. Vocational, technical, professional training. Vocational colleges, institutes. Polytechnics
Divisions: Institute of Vocational Education > Foreign systems of vocational education and training Laboratory
Depositing User: Яна Сергіївна Ткачова
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2023 08:19
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2023 08:19


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