ERIC Number: ED333222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Education and Training of the Labour Force in the EFTA Countries. Report Prepared to the Seminar "New Challenges in the Education and Training of the European Workforce" (Stockholm, Sweden, June 13-14, 1990).
Arvidson, Lars; Rubenson, Kjell
This report reviews adult education policies within the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). It asserts that human resources and their impact on the economy depend on the kind of education and training the labor force receives. The main features of governance and finance, participation patterns, and present concerns are discussed. An appendix comprising the bulk of the document includes information on the following countries: (1) Austria; (2) Finland; (3) Iceland; (4) Norway; (5) Sweden; and (6) Switzerland. A summary of all EFTA countries and each separate country report contain the following sections: (1) laws, rules, and conventions; (2) training leave and the right to train; (3) who is trained; (4) the cost of vocational training; (5) financing of vocational training; (6) types of vocational training; and (7) training of the unemployed. (NLA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Swedish Board of Education, Stockholm.
Identifiers - Location: Austria; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; Switzerland