ERIC Number: ED316730
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Educational and Vocational Guidance for the Long-Term Unemployed in the Netherlands.
de Vries, B.
This document on educational and vocational guidance in the Netherlands includes 7 chapters, a summary, a list of addresses, and a 22-item bibliography. Chapter 1 introduces the report and describes its contents. Chapter 2 provides an overview of the institutions (local employment offices, private guidance bureaus, Regional Boards for the Apprenticeship System, Women and Work Centers, and Area Education Centers) concerned with educational and vocational guidance in the Netherlands. Chapter 3 outlines the services provided for the long-term unemployed. Chapter 4 describes the policy developments underway in the field. Four projects that include guidance services for the long-term unemployed are described in Chapter 5. Chapter 6 provides a comparison of the projects. Six recommendations for the future are provided in Chapter 7. The recommendations include viewing educational and vocational guidance for the long-term unemployed as an integrated process; close cooperation among relevant organizations; minimizing barriers to access; making concrete job offers available; offering follow-up services; and continuing to compare and evaluate projects. (CML)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Career Guidance, Educational Counseling, Educational Trends, Employment Services, Followup Studies, Foreign Countries, Job Layoff, Policy Formation, Program Evaluation, 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: Netherlands