ERIC Number: ED191999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Current Status of Vocational Education and Training in the Republic of Korea. Surveys and Studies in Adult Education.
Lee, Jeoung-Neun; And Others
This report of a study on the status of vocational education and training in the Republic of Korea is divided into four parts. Part l describes problems due to the inability of the educational system to keep up with demand for qualified personnel. Part 2 focuses on the status of occupational training in Korea with specific reference to innovative efforts presently being made. A discussion of occupational education includes its objectives, contents of the occupational programme, organizations (formal and non-formal categories), enrollment trends, and entry requirements. Discussion of occupational training covers its status, objectives, contents of occupational training programmes (audience, curriculum, and materials), and organizations. Part 3 concerns the National Skill Certification System and its objectives and structure. Other topics include numbers of fields and certifications and incentives to certified workers. Part 4 outlines five suggested directions of vocational education and training efforts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, Admission (School), Certification, Curriculum, Developing Nations, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research, Job Skills, Nonformal Education, Postsecondary Education, Schools, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Korean Educational Development Inst., Seoul.
Identifiers - Location: South Korea