ERIC Number: ED316693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Training in Belgium.
This document on vocational training in Belgium contains eight chapters, a list of abbreviations, and a nine-item list of main texts consulted. Chapter 1 describes Belgium and its inhabitants, including population, age structures, migration, the working population, public and private sectors, unemployment, and measures to combat unemployment. Chapter 2 describes the Belgian economy. The system of training in primary and secondary schools is described in Chapter 3 and includes descriptions of nursery school, primary school, secondary education, apprenticeship for young people aged 16-18, and apprenticeships in occupations pursued by salaried workers. Chapter 4 describes higher education and continuing training in Belgium, including social advancement courses, adult vocational training programs run by the National Employment Office, and continuing training organized by centers for the middle classes. The history and development of vocational training in Belgium is described in Chapter 5. Chapter 6 describes the funding of vocational training in Belgium, and Chapter 7 identifies the vocational training decision makers in Belgium. Chapter 8 identifies prospects and trends in vocational training in Belgium. (CML)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Continuing Education, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Unemployment, Vocational Directors, 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: Belgium