Apprenticeship – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Development and History of Apprenticeship
– Apprenticeship system used for many hundreds of years
– Craft guilds and town governments controlled the system
– Master craftsman employed young people and paid them a small salary
– Apprentices learned the trade in return
– Female apprentices more common nowadays in crafts like embroidery and silk-weaving

Related Pages and Further Reading
– Related page: Education
– Further reading:
– ‘Modern Apprenticeships: the way to work’ – The Report of the Modern Apprenticeship Advisory Committee, 2001
– ‘Apprenticeship in the British Training Market’ – Paul Ryan and Lorna Unwin, University of Cambridge and University of Leicester, 2001
– ‘Creating a ‘Modern Apprenticeship: a critique of the UKs multi-sector, social inclusion approach’ – Alison Fuller and Lorna Unwin, 2003 (pdf)
– ‘Apprenticeship systems in England and Germany: decline and survival’ – Thomas Deissinger in: Towards a history of vocational education and training (VET) in Europe in a comparative perspective, 2002 (pdf)

Other Websites
– The School of Applied Arts Apprentice program
– Facts about Germany: Apprenticeships, Federal Foreign Office
– Apprenticeships – a great idea (UK)
– L’Apprenti (in French)
– Article on the history of apprenticeship in the U.S. from EH.NET

– Training

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