ERIC Number: ED420804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
From Pilot Schools to Reform Strategy: Outcomes of the Phare Programme Reform of Vocational Education and Training.
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
This document contains 18 policy, synthesis, and analysis papers and foreign experts' contributions examining the following topics: challenges facing vocational education and training (VET) in the Czech Republic; the main aims and strategies of reforming the country's VET system; the role of VET in transforming the republic into a learning society in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe; reform strategies and policies that have been used in the West; and the Czech Republic's policy options with regard to reform of its VET system. The following papers are included: "Education for Prosperity: Towards a Learning Society"; "Curriculum Assessment/Certification/Quality Assessment/Teacher Training" (Bohumil Janys); "Management/Financing/Social Partnership" (Jaromir Coufalik); "Legislation/Research and Development/Internationalisation" (Jan Kovarovic); "Curriculum, Assessment, and Certification" (Pavel Petrovic et al.); "Teacher Training" (Jana Svecova et al.); "Management" (Frantisek Bacik et al.); "Financing" (Igor Hartman et al.); "Legislation" (Jaromir Krejci et al.); "Social Partnership" (Jan Hrabek et al.); "Quality Assessment" (Michal Karpisek et al.); "Research and Development/Internationalisation" (Jana Hendrichova et al.); "International Developments in the Area of Curriculum Development" (David Parkes); "Assessment and Certification of Vocational Qualifications" (Olivier Bertrand); "Qualification Structure and Quality Control in Vocational Education and Training" (Ben Hovels); "Preparing Educational Leaders to Implement Reform: Lessons from Eastern Europe" (David Oldroyd); "Management of Education: An Overview of the International Context" (Gabor Halasz); "The Financing of Vocational Education and Training in Europe: An Examination of Recent Developments" (Jean-Pierre Jallade); and "The Involvement of Social Partners in the Development of Vocational Education and Training" (Jean-Marie Luttringer). Appendices contain a brief description of the Phare VET reform program in the Czech Republic and 161 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Government School Relationship, Inservice Teacher Education, International Educational Exchange, Lifelong Learning, Management Development, Needs Assessment, Partnerships in Education, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Research and Development, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Trend Analysis, Vocational Directors, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
Identifiers - Location: Czech Republic