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ERIC Number: ED389870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 125
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-826-7207-7
Vocational Education and Training in Denmark. First Edition.
Nielsen, Soren P.
This monograph examines vocational education and training (VT) in Denmark. Section 1 presents background information/framework data on the following: Denmark's political and administrative structure; population, employment, and unemployment; and the Danish economy. In section 2, the history of VT in Denmark is traced from before 1870 to the present. Also discussed in section 2 are selected components/aspects of Denmark's education and VT and vocationally-oriented adult training systems, including the following: basic school education and transition to VT, vocational guidance in schools, coordinated admission policy, scope of VT, youth training, admission routes and educational structure, on-the-job training, agricultural training, admission to further education, training to combat youth unemployment, vocational induction courses for young persons, production schools, legislation, training for unemployed individuals, further technical/commercial training, part-time training courses conferring qualifications, training for trainers, and open education. Section 3 describes the management and administration and financing of VT in Denmark. Analyzed in section 4 are trends and problems in Danish VT, including development of the quality of vocationally-oriented education and internationalization and the significance of the European Community. Forty-nine tables/figures are included. Appended are the following: lists of abbreviations/acronyms and relevant institutions, 39-item bibliography, and definitions. (MN)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Denmark