vocational school

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vocational school

n.
A school, especially one on a secondary level, that offers instruction and practical introductory experience in skilled trades such as mechanics, carpentry, plumbing, and construction.
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Noun1.vocational school - a secondary school teaching the skilled tradesvocational school - a secondary school teaching the skilled trades
Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school - a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12
Translations
szakközépiskola
strokovna šola

vocational school

n (US) → ˜ Berufsschule f
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Learners who successfully complete all subjects and pass examinations and assessments will be awarded basic education certificates and have a chance to continue their education at either vocational high schools or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) secondary schools under the Ministry of Labour, said the press release.
The Seoul city government and district administrative agencies vowed to cooperate with the vocational high schools to enhance their specialties and find suitable professions for students after graduation.
The students of the '3+4 Overseas Compatriot Students' Technical and Vocational Training Courses' come to Taiwan to study in vocational high schools for 3 years.
As news reports have indicated, when the results were announced a week ago, a number of students were automatically enrolled in imam-hatip (religious) high schools, vocational high schools or institutions far from their places of residence, despite them not choosing the schools.
VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOLS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO PRIVATE SECTOR
In addition to standard high schools, there are many vocational high schools in each city that enable students to learn various trades.
Among the institutions kids can opt to attend are a selective film school, three new transfer schools for high schoolers that have fallen behind (the district has opened 13 such schools since 2006), and three extra vocational high schools.
The scales were applied to 215 male and 53 female headteachers, 54 of whom were from high schools, 59 of whom were from vocational high schools and 155 from primary schools.
"Local 164's apprenticeship programs have become distinguished models, replicated by other labor unions, vocational high schools and colleges nationwide, thanks to the expertise, knowledge and vision of Dave Milazzo," explained Richard Dressel, the Local's business manager.
Meanwhile, Arima expressed concern that the number of students attending vocational high schools has fallen sharply over the past 30 years, as more and more junior high school graduates have opted to attend high schools to prepare for entering universities.

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