Mobility of apprentices in Europe

The European network to promote, implement
and enhance learning mobility for apprentices



The VET training system in United Kingdom

NOTE: The IVET system in Scotland is described in separate sections.
Compulsory education starts at age five and lasts until age 16 years. A “national” curriculum applies throughout the years of compulsory education. Contrary to many other countries, transition from lower to upper secondary education does not take place at the end of compulsory education.

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Basic information about mobility of apprentices in United Kingdom

Who is concerned?
Strategic level agreements are in place between the UK and a number of countries including China and India: there have been limited programmes specifically targeted at promoting or providing transnational mobility in VET.

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