ERIC Number: ED419942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Integration of Work and Learning. Proceedings of the Workshop on Curriculum Innovation (2nd, Bled, Slovenia, September 1997).
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
This proceedings consists of 13 papers and 3 working group presentations from a 3-day workshop on issues of work-linked learning relevant for curriculum development. "Welcome" (Slavko Gaber, Peter de Rooij) is followed by two introductory papers: "Integration of Work and Learning: A Challenge for Both Schools and Companies" (Bernhard Buck) and "Integration of Work and Learning: A Challenge for Education and Employment Systems in Transition Countries" (Peter Grootings). "Summary of the Workshop" provides summaries of each of the papers that follow. The proceedings are divided into five parts. Part I, The Slovenia Day, consists of one paper, "Integration of Education and Work in Slovenia--From the Viewpoint of Theory and Practice" (Zdenko Medves, Janko Mursak), and a general discussion in the presence of the Slovenian Minister of Education, Vice Minister of Labor, and special guests from Slovenian institutions. Part II, How To Bring the Educational Institutions Nearer to Work?, contains three papers: "The Learning Potential of Work: The Challenge for Education in Hungary" (Andras Benedek); "The Learning Organisations: How To Bring Educational Institutions Closer to the Workplaces?" (Bernard Raynaud); and "The Integration of Work and Learning within a Network of Different VET [Vocational Education and Training] Locations (Schools, Training Centers, and Companies)" (Guenter Kutscha). Part III, How To Bring Learning into the Daily Work Procedures of Companies?, consists of three papers: "An Organisation of Work To Promote Experience-Based Learning" (Johannes Steinringer); "The Co-operation of Companies in the Framework of Training and Learning Partnerships" (Janja Meglic); and "What to Learn in Companies: How To Produce Goods or How to Satisfy Clients?" (Edwin G. Nelson). The three papers in Part IV, Didactic and Methodical Implications of the Integration of Work and Learning, are "Learning Skills or Problem-Solving: New Approaches in Curriculum Development" (Oriol Homs); "The Change from Instruction-Led to Experience-Led VET in Educational Institutions" (Gerhard Herz); and "Development of Teachers and Trainers for Integration of Work and Learning" (David Oldroyd). Part V, How To Implement the Concept of IWL [Integrated Work and Learning]?, has three presentations: "Working Group I: How to Bring the Educational Institutions Nearer to Work?" (Angelca Ivancic et al.); "Working Group II: How To Bring Learning into the Daily Work Procedures of Companies"?" (Frantisek Bartak et al.); and "Working Group III: Didactic and Methodical Implications of the Integration of Work and Learning" (Gerhard Herz et al.). A discussion follows each paper. A participant list concludes the report. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
Identifiers - Location: France; Germany; Hungary; Slovenia