Skills Training for the Future

More than two thirds of students in Singapore and Switzerland choose VET programs.


by Jennifer Craw

More than two thirds of students in Singapore and Switzerland choose VET programs.Vocational education and training (VET) in Singapore and Switzerland is the most popular choice for students, with over two-thirds of students in both countries opting for a VET program rather than a traditional academic program when given the option. This is due in part to the fact that VET in these systems is not a dead-end choice, but a path to both attractive career options as well as the option to continue on to higher education, including university. Find out how these systems have built VET pathways that are attractive and viable for students when Marc Tucker and a panel of VET experts gather on November 7th to discuss What’s Next for Skills Training in America and What Can We Learn from Other Countries’ Efforts?