ERIC Number: ED389870
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education and Training in Denmark. First Edition.
Nielsen, Soren P.
This monograph examines vocational education and training (VT) in Denmark. Section 1 presents background information/framework data on the following: Denmark's political and administrative structure; population, employment, and unemployment; and the Danish economy. In section 2, the history of VT in Denmark is traced from before 1870 to the present. Also discussed in section 2 are selected components/aspects of Denmark's education and VT and vocationally-oriented adult training systems, including the following: basic school education and transition to VT, vocational guidance in schools, coordinated admission policy, scope of VT, youth training, admission routes and educational structure, on-the-job training, agricultural training, admission to further education, training to combat youth unemployment, vocational induction courses for young persons, production schools, legislation, training for unemployed individuals, further technical/commercial training, part-time training courses conferring qualifications, training for trainers, and open education. Section 3 describes the management and administration and financing of VT in Denmark. Analyzed in section 4 are trends and problems in Danish VT, including development of the quality of vocationally-oriented education and internationalization and the significance of the European Community. Forty-nine tables/figures are included. Appended are the following: lists of abbreviations/acronyms and relevant institutions, 39-item bibliography, and definitions. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Career Guidance, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Integrated Curriculum, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Regional Planning, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Systems Approach, Unemployment, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (Germany).