ERIC Number: ED346312
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Qualifications for a Changing World.
Vocational Training, n2 1991
This theme issue focuses on skills and qualifications in future world markets in general and in the Single Market within the European Community (EC). The first two articles are "Anthropocentric Production Systems: Advanced Manufacturing is Based on Skilled People" (Werner Wobbe) and "New Skills or a New Concept of 'the Job'"? (Enrique Retuerto de la Torre). Two interviews follow, one with Alain d'Iribarne, the creator of a French jobs directory, and Juergen Allesch, who provides advice and technical support to German small and medium-sized enterprises. Other articles include the following: "Jobs, Skills, and Training Needs in Spain" (Jose Manzanares Nunez); "Description and Classification of Qualifications" (Laszlo Alex); "The Nature of Skills: Their Specific Features and Their Analysis" (Olivier Bertrand); "What Do We Mean by Skills?" (Mateo Alaluf); "New Educational Strategies for Moulding Our Future" (Sergio Bruno); "Qualifications: A Social Construct" (Jacques Delcourt); "Steps in Constructing Statistical Comparisons of Stocks and Flows of Certificated Vocational Skills in the UK (United Kingdom) and Other EC Member States" (Hilary Steedman); "Evolution of Qualifications" (Burkart Sellin); and "Training and the Labour Market: The Use of Data for Decision-Making" (Jose Rose). Twenty-one pages of information sources, organized by 11 sponsoring organizations, are provided. These include annotations of print materials; information and addresses and telephone numbers of organizations, networks, information sources, and projects; and updates on research in progress. (YLB)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Programs, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, World Problems
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (Germany).