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Research at SFIVET – knowledge transfer

SFIVET's thematically structured research and knowledge transfer activities are an important factor in the optimisation and development of the Swiss system of vocational and professional education and training (VET/PET). These activities are pursued in accordance with the strategic objectives established by the Federal Council for SFIVET research.

Latest news on Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020

SFIVET continues its international activities within Europe despite suspension of negotiations

Study of occupational careers of Federal VET Certificate holders

Presentation of study findings at international symposium during the Conference of the Society for Empirical Research in Education (GEBF) in Frankfurt

Networking ties strengthened

SFIVET strengthens networking ties with partners in Asia

SFIVET’s successful participation in the European Observal-Net project

Observal-net project concluded at the End of November 2013 in Brussels

Accompanying report on host company regulatory costs

According to an accompanying report released by the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), regulatory costs incurred by host companies in relation to their involvement in upper-secondary level VET programmes amount to around CHF 150 million per year. This corresponds to just under 3% of total apprenticeship-related costs incurred by host companies. All things considered, host companies derive a net profit from apprenticeships of around CHF 467 million per year.

Executive MBA : a new group of Gabonese teachers arrived in Bienne at the end of November 2013

A new group of Gabonese teachers arrived in Bienne at the end of November 2013 to attend the two-year Executive MBA in management of VET programmes in the timber industry. SFIVET is providing its expertise in the field of vocational education and training.