ERIC Number: ED316682
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Distance Education and Training for Small Firms--United Kingdom.
Dey, Ian; Harrison, Jean
This document on the United Kingdom (UK) is one of a series of five monographs published by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP). The document includes seven chapters, three appendices, and a section of case studies. The first chapter describes small and medium-sized business enterprises in the UK. Vocational training options available in the UK are described in the second chapter. The third chapter provides a national context for distance education and training. The fourth chapter describes the objectives and methodology of the CEDEFOP study of distance education and training. A summary of the training needs and attitudes of small firms is provided in the fifth chapter. The sixth chapter discusses training provisions for small firms. Conclusions are reported in the seventh chapter. Appendix 1 provides the descriptive form sheets for five distance education and training projects. Appendix 2 identifies the organizations and persons contacted in the UK. Appendix 3 provides a 19-item bibliography. The concluding section of the report provides five case studies of UK distance education and training projects. (CML)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Continuing Education, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Policy, Educational Television, Employer Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Inservice Education, Job Training, Needs Assessment, Organization Size (Groups), Small Businesses, Telecourses, Television Teachers, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom