Could German model help steer US on expansion of vocational education?

04/30/2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek

To better serve students who are seeking more technical career opportunities -- rather heading down the university track -- the US could mirror some of the vocational education efforts in Germany, author Harold Sirkin of The Boston Consulting Group writes in this blog post. In Germany, the government works closely with industries to help train employees and even help match employees to a field for which they may be well-suited, Sirkin writes.

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