ERIC Number: ED316683
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Distance Learning for Heads of Firms and Managerial Staff in the Small-Business Sector in France.
Rennard, M.; Weygand, F.
This document on France is one of a series of five published by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP). The document includes a general introduction, two major parts, and seven appendices. Part 1 includes two chapters. The first chapter describes the small business sector and employment in France and the inadequacy of training investment in the small business sector. The second chapter describes the law and the institutions of further training in France and the training needs of heads of small businesses and craft enterprises. Part 2 includes four chapters. The first chapter describes the aims and methodology of the CEDEFOP study and the specific factors of concern in France. The second chapter describes the National Centre for Distance Learning (CNED), the Association for Adult Education (AFPA), and the independent distance learning institutions of France. The third chapter describes the prospects for integrating new technologies into distance learning. Conclusions are provided in the fourth chapter. Appendix 1 provides the descriptive form sheets for five distance learning projects. Appendix 2 lists the persons and institutions contributing to the study. Appendix 3 provides interview extracts. Guidelines for interviews are identified in Appendix 4. Appendix 5 provides the questionnaire for independent distance learning institutions. Appendix 6 provides a cost comparison for file transfers between personal computers. Appendix 7 provides a 24-item bibliography (in English and French). (CML)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Correspondence Study, Distance Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Technology, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Inservice Education, Job Training, Management Development, Managerial Occupations, Needs Assessment, Nontraditional Education, Organization Size (Groups), Small Businesses, Technology Transfer, 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: France