ERIC Number: ED429218
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Vocational Education and Apprenticeships in Europe. Challenges for Practice and Research. University of Tampere Department of Education Series B, No. 16.
Heikkinen, Anja, Ed.; Sultana, Ronald G., Ed.
This book is an outcome of a conference held in Malta September 19-23, 1996 on the theme, "Apprenticeship and VET (Vocational Education and Training)--Changing Policy and Practice in a Unifying Europe." The book considers the reemergence of the concept and practice of apprenticeship in education and training in many of the countries of Europe. The following papers make up the nine chapters of the book: "Education, Work, and Vocationalism: A Historical and Comparative Review of the Major Issues (1970-1985)" (Ronald G. Sultana); "Apprenticeship in England: An Historical Perspective" (Richard Aldrich); "The Apprenticeship Conundrum in Norwegian Vocational Education" (Liv Mjelde); "Apprenticeship in Finland: Is There Such a Thing?" (Anja Heikkinen, Leena Kuusisto, Maija Vesala); "VET in Germany between Traditional Structures and Modern Demands" (Rudolf Husemann); "The Pathway Approach to VET: The Case of Switzerland" (Philipp Gonon); "'But What I Want Most Is a Job': From School to Unemployment and Back Again" (Tove Lien); "Core Skills, General Education, and Unification in Post-16 Education in the United Kingdom" (Andy Green); and "How To Study Apprenticeship Comparatively?" (Anja Heikkinen). A list of contributors and their affiliations is included. (KC)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Work Experience Programs
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Tampere Univ., Hameelinna (Finland). Dept. of Education.