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Government apprenticeship schemes are ‘fragile’, according to new research

WISE Research Series 2017


In the study, People and Policy: A comparative study of apprenticeship, researchers from Oxford University’s Department of Education have for the first time reviewed apprenticeship participation on a global scale. Conducted in collaboration with the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, the research assesses apprenticeship frameworks in eight countries: Australia, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, Germany, India, and South Africa. 


About the WISE Research series

The WISE Research reports, produced in collaboration with recognized experts from around the world, address pressing global education issues and reflect the priorities of the Qatar National Research Strategy. The reports feature action-oriented recommendations and policy guidance for all education stakeholders, offering concrete, improved practices in specific contexts. The 2017 WISE research series addresses topics including school leadership and collaborative professionalism, design thinking, apprenticeship, disability, early childhood education, and migration, among others.

As a resource for the latest thinking, the WISE reports encourage discussion at the 2017 global WISE summit and spark further research. The reports are available on the WISE website and through the mobile app. A limited number of printed editions in English will be available at WISE 2017, 14-16 November. Selected reports will also be available in Arabic editions. Discover the 2017 reports:


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