ERIC Number: ED332028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Experienced Workers--Reserve Capital.
Vocational Training, n2 1990
The eight articles in this theme issue of CEDEFOP's twice-yearly multi-lingual bulletin focus on continuing education to maintain and upgrade the workforce. "Force--The Community's Action Programme for the Continuing Training in the 1990s" describes the objectives of this new program to improve the skill levels of the European Community's work force. "Continuing Training: The Role of the Social Partners" (Francois Martou) focuses on the importance of the partners in training development. "Roles for Training: The Reshaping of Work, Mobility, and Earnings?" (Philippe Mehaut, Marie Claire Villeval) describes links currently being constructed between the technological and organizational changes affecting the workplace, new methods of personnel management, and the role of retraining in the process. "Views on the Development of Continuing Vocational Education and Training in Great Britain" (Ken Nixon) shows that insufficient priority has been given to the training needs of mature employees. "Continuing Vocational Training in the Netherlands: Developments and Debates" (Geert Kraayvanger, Ben van Onna) discusses elements of the intellectual and political debate surrounding this branch of adult education. "Vocational Training Redefines Its Limits" (Jean-Francois Germe) takes stock of radical changes in vocational education, considering some present-day challenges and possible patterns of change. "The Analysis of Cost and Financing Structures in Continuing Training" (Uwe Grunewald, Edgar Sauter) presents approaches to the description and analysis of continuing training."Continuing Training in an Open Learning Centre--An Example that Could Be Transferred to Another Culture?" (Pol Debaty) describes Forespace, a Belgian prototype center for self-directed training. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Developed Nations, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Middle Aged Adults, Needs Assessment, Open Education, Postsecondary Education, Retraining, Skill Development, Skill Obsolescence, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany).