ERIC Number: ED382820
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Skilled Crafts in Germany. Education and Science (Bildung and Wissenschaft) BW 1/95.
Tapia, Ivan, Ed.
This publication focuses on the skilled crafts in Germany, including the training system and professional prospects. It includes the following articles: "A Valuable Tradition" (Dieter W. Benecke) and "The Skilled Crafts in Germany: Training System and Professional Prospects" (Volker Thomas). The latter article covers the following topics: the economic and social importance of the crafts today, training and new blood in the crafts sector, examples of skilled crafts (glass, sailmaking, wrought iron, sun- and wind-generated electricity, acoustics, machine building), financing in the handicraft sector, flexible autonomous organizations within the economy, the individual aspect and the freedom of choice, services galore, and the art of design. Addresses of handicraft organizations in various cities are provided. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter Nationes, Bonn (Germany).
Note: English translation by Brangwyn Jones.