ERIC Number: ED316686
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Educational and Vocational Orientation for the Adult Unemployed and in Particular the Long-Term Unemployed in Denmark.
Hansen, Christian Aagaard
This document on vocational guidance and counseling for unemployed adults in Denmark contains 7 chapters and a 22-item bibliography. Chapter 1 identifies the purpose of the report and summarizes the contents of the report. Chapter 2 describes the available guidance on training and occupational choice in Denmark. Governmental rules for the work of vocational guidance officers are described in Chapter 3, along with a brief evaluation of the work of these officers from June-October 1987. Chapter 4 describes special guidance services designed for the adult unemployed. Current trends are identified in Chapter 5. Chapter 6 describes innovative activities on behalf of the unemployed, including labor market training courses of longer duration for long-term unemployed over the age of 25, joint projects involving specific vocational courses at the comprehensive school level and training courses organized by labor market authorities, and the open data processing workshop in Arhus. Chapter 7 provides proposals for a new approach to guidance for the unemployed, including basic principles for guidance facilities, target groups, and areas for development. (CML)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Dislocated Workers, Employment Potential, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Job Layoff, Labor Market, Retraining, Unemployment
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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: Denmark