Informatics Education at Vocational Schools and Colleges in Austria

  • Martin Weissenböck
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3422)


The contribution offers a survey about vocational schools in Austria (both intermediate and higher education) and the development and position of the informatics education. The main area of the account lies within the “technical and vocational schools and colleges”, but also the other forms of vocational schools (“schools of occupations in the business sector”, “schools of management and service industries”, “schools of social occupations”) will be explained. In addition a selection of various special school models will be dealt with. Furthermore the development of the informatics curricula, the present state and the current trends will be described.


Service Industry Business Sector Vocational School Informatics Education Grammar School 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Weissenböck
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  1. 1.Höhere technische Bundeslehranstalt Wien 3RWienAustria

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