ERIC Number: ED363690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
PETRA Yearbook 1992-1993.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).
This yearbook of PETRA, the European Community's program for providing youths with vocational training and preparing them for adulthood and work, contains 14 articles: "PETRA's Added Value" (Welbers); "Beyond the Fallen Wall" (Hanf); "Project Report: A Flyweight Becomes a Bricklayer"; "PETRA's Southern Tip" (Kourkouta, Chatzipanagiotou); "Placements in 1992" (Poulsen); "PETRA--A Parliamentarian's Viewpoint" (Banotti); "Taking Part in Placements" (Watters); "Project Report: The Rats from Vesterbro"; "The Youth Initiative Projects (YIPs)" (De Wachter); "Youth Initiative Theme Based Partnerships" (Morin); "Project Report: 'Otherwise It Would Be Like Any Other Job'"; "Environmental Issues" (Oliveira); "The Contribution of the PETRA Research Partnerships" (Meijer); and "The Formative Years" (Mercer). Activities summarized include the following: (1) providing persons aged 27 and under with initial vocational training and work experience placements; (2) helping training bodies, enterprises, and trade unions benefit from the European Network of Training Partnerships (ENTP); (3) enabling youths to develop their own YIP training projects and job creation activities; (4) helping member states establish working links between national vocational guidance systems; (5) supporting related dissemination and research activities; (6) enabling participation of approximately 8,760 youths in training/work experiences in another member state in 1992; (7) arranging 10,415 placements for 1993; (8) adding 154 projects to the ENTP in 1992 and 169 in 1993; (9) adding 13 YIPs in 1993; and (10) establishing a community network of national career guidance information centers. Lists of PETRA advisory committee and national coordination unit members and a fact sheet on PETRA components, budget, and outcomes are appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, International Cooperation, International Programs, Job Development, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).