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Dual Education System is called "dual" because it combines apprenticeships in a company and vocational education at a vocational school in one course. In the company, the apprentice receives practical training which is supplemented by theoretical instruction in the vocational school.
Source: UNEVOC, UN

Education or training combining periods in an educational institution or training centre and in the workplace. The alternance scheme can take place on a weekly, monthly or yearly basis. Depending on the country and applicable status, participants may be contractually linked to the employer and/or receive a remuneration. (Also referred to as Alternance training)
Source: CEDEFOP, Europe


Dual Accreditation

Dual recognition of a course both academically by an Institute, College, Centre or School and vocationally by an Employer or Industry.
Source: Wahba, Egypt


Dual Enrolment

Enrolment of a trainee / student in two TVET Institutions at the same time.
Source: Wahba, Egypt


Dual Vocational Training

Training of individuals, both academically by an Institute, College, Centre or School and vocationally by an Employer or Industry.
Source: Wahba, Egypt


Dual training system (DTS)

An instructional delivery system of technical and vocational education and training that combines in-plant and in-school training based on a training plan collaboratively designed and implemented by an accredited dual system agricultural, medical, industrial and business establishments.
Source: TESDA, Philippines


Dualized training program

a transitory phased implementation modality of DTS. It facilitates and leads the partnership arrangements between school and the workplace into DTS (RA 7686) modality overtime.
Source: TESDA, Philippines


Dual-sector institutions

Institutions with at least 20 per cent but less than 80 per cent of their student load enrolled in each sector.
Source: NCVER1, Australia


Dual accreditation/recognition

Formal recognition of a course both academically (by a school or college) and vocationally (by an employer or industry).
Source: NCVER1, Australia






page date 2014-01-14

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