ERIC Number: ED408444
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing and Certifying Occupational Skills and Competencies in Vocational Education and Training.
This document contains the analytical reports and case studies presented at a 1992 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development policy seminar that focused on assessment, certification, and recognition of skills and qualifications in vocational education and training. The following papers are included: "The Issues" (Hilary Steedman); "Problems of Definition" (Gabriel Fragniere); "Problems of Implementing Assessment and Certification" (Sheila Clarke, Ron Tuck); "Comparability and Recognition of Qualifications: European Experiences" (Olivier Bertrand); "The Issue of Certification: The Case of Portugal Experience and the European Dimension" (Luis Imaginario); "The Curricular and Pedagogic Implications of New Approaches to Assessment and Certification" (Michael Young); "The Role of Assessment and Certification in the Functioning of Training and Labour Markets" (Myriam Campinos-Dubernet); "Portability and Transferability of Qualifications" (Prostes Da Fonseca); "Implementing Assessment, Certification and Validation" (John Rodgers); "Austria: Issues of Certification in the Dual System" (Helmut Aigner); "Canada (Quebec): Recognition and Assessment of the Skills and Competencies of Adult Workers and of Immigrants" (Claire Prevost-Fournier); "France: Examinations in a Centralised School-Based Training System" (Benoit Bouyx); "Germany: The Institutional Framework and Certification in the Dual System" (Wilfried Reisse); "Netherlands: Training and the Assessment of Adults' Skills and Competencies" (A. T. H. Janssen); "New Zealand: The Development of a System of Qualifications and Certification Based on Skills" (David Hood); and "United States: In Search of a National System of Qualifications" (Winifred I. Warnat). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Competence, Education Work Relationship, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, International Educational Exchange, Job Training, National Programs, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Recognition (Achievement), Secondary Education, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach, Testing, Transfer of Training, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France).