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The Organisation of the Academic Year in Europe – 2016/17

The Organisation of the Academic Year in Europe – 2016/17

Higher Education, (2016)

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The academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, term times, holidays and examination periods). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. The information is available for 37 countries.

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The Organisation of School Time in Europe. Primary and General Secondary Education – 2016/17

The Organisation of School Time in Europe. Primary and General Secondary Education – 2016/17

School education, (2016)

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The school calendar contains national data on the length of the school year, the start and the end dates of each school year, the timing and length of school holidays and the number of school days. It covers both primary and general secondary education and key points are illustrated by comparative figures. The information is available for 37 countries.

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Return on investment of apprenticeship systems for enterprises

Adult education, EU policy, Higher Education, School education, Strategic framework, Vocational Education and Training, (2016)

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The European Expert Network on Economics of Education (EENEE) has done a literature review of cost-benefit analyses and the potential return on investment for enterprises that engage apprentices. The study relies heavily on data from Germany and Switzerland, but also looks to studies in Austria and the United Kingdom.

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