ERIC Number: ED372246
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-May
Systems and Procedures of Certification of Qualifications in Italy. CEDEFOP Panorama. National Report.
This document describes Italy's systems and procedures for certifying qualifications and skills within the public system of general education and vocational training (VT). Section 1 details the organizational structure, special features, and system of analysis and certification of student skills/qualifications in Italy's system of general education. Topics covered in the subsections are as follows: the public education system in Italy, preparatory education, compulsory schooling, primary education, first- and second-degree secondary education, technical education, vocational education, art education, ongoing education and training for adults, the university system, and Italy's universities within the European Community context. Presented in section 2 is information on the following aspects of Italy's VT system: the role of the state in terms of labor and employment policy, structure and organization of the regional system of VT, management of the regional system of VT, the corporate system of VT, and managerial and entrepreneurial training. The conclusion discusses the importance of giving consideration to the increasingly fluid system of new professions and the resultant opportunity to work toward closer adjustment of levels of vocational and academic qualifications. Appended are a list of abbreviations, 38 references, and glossary. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Qualifications, Entrepreneurship, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, General Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Public Schools, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Italy