ERIC Number: ED191998
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan-23
Reference Count: N/A
A Study on the General Educational Requirements for Access to Vocational Education. Progress Report. Surveys and Studies in Adult Education.
Khoi, Le Thanh
Based on responses received from Argentina, Botswana, Egypt, and the Republic of Korea, this progress report consists of analyses of the case studies and a comparative survey. Part l analyzes the reports of each of the four countries individually. Argentina's report is discussed in terms of its four chapters: General Background, Method of Collecting Information, Vocational Education Programmes under the State Sector, and Vocational Education Programmes under the Private Sector. Discussion of the Botswana report is by its six chapters: Introduction: Objectives and Methodology, Employment and Manual Skills Training, General Background, Vocational Training Institutions, Employers and Manual Skills Training, Trade Testing, and The Self-Employed and Manual Skills Training. Discussion of the Egypt report focuses on four chapters: Introduction and Objectives of the Study, Methods and Procedures, Findings, and Conclusions and Recommendations. The Republic of Korea's report is discussed in terms of its four parts: Problems, Status of Occupational Training, National Skill Certification System, and Suggested Direction of Vocational Education and Training. Part 2 comments on achievement of objectives by these four studies. Areas of focus include existing facilities for vocational education, apprenticeship system, upgrading courses, national certification of skills, and opinions of employers. Seven recommendations are listed. (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Admission (School), Apprenticeships, Case Studies, Certification, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations, Educational Facilities, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research, Employer Attitudes, Improvement Programs, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Refresher Courses, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Argentina; Botswana; Egypt; South Korea