ERIC Number: ED430121
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Learning for the Workplace: Nordic and Canadian Perspectives.
Taylor, Gail, Ed.
This book contains 21 papers from the Nordic-Canadian Learning for the Workplace Conference, which was held in Hanasaari, Espoo, Finland in June 1995. The following papers are included: "Introduction to the Nordic-Canadian Learning for the Workplace Conference" (Olli-Pekka Heinonen); "Conference Design and Process" (Diane Abbey-Livingston); "From Training to Workplace Learning: Adult Education and Organizational Learning" (Diane Abbey-Livingston); "Excerpt: Adult Education in Finland" (presented by Jorma Ahola); "Issues of Work Transitions and Training of Older Workers" (Lisa Avedon); "Studying Employability Skills in an Open Learning Environment" (Eija Bergman); "Technology and Learning: Finding the Balance" (Elizabeth J. Burge); "Labour Leadership: The Training Trust Fund Model" (John Cole); "Now that We've Come to School: On the Glorification of Training" (Patrick Flanagan); "Don't Shoot the Messenger: Creativity in Education" (Janice Gillies); "In-Service Training: A New Challenge in Swedish Advanced Further Education" (Margareta Gisselberg); "Industrial Adjustment Services: A Participatory Process for Dealing with Change" (Joakim Hermelin); "Weaving a Masterpiece: New Ways of Living, Learning and Working Together" (Kathleen Howard); "International Recognition of Engineers: The EurEta Register" (Erkki Husu); "An Effective Way to Enhance the Employability of Unemployed and Active Workers: The Joint Employability Program" (Robert Isabelle); "Education-Business Partnerships in Finland" (Tuomo Lahdeniemi); "Information Technology Change Agent" (Bengt J. Lindstrom); "Distance Education at Work" (Betty Rohdin); "Summary: Education, Training and Research in the Information Society: A National Strategy" (presented by Helena Savolainen); "Education for the Sustainable Use of Swedish Forests" (Goran Sjoberg); and "Academic Wisdom and Practical Action" (Pam Whitty). (MN)
Descriptors: Certification, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis, Conservation Education, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Engineers, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Inservice Education, International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Models, Older Workers, On the Job Training, Open Education, Organizational Development, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Retraining, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Sustainable Development, Technological Advancement, Training Methods, Unemployment, Unions, Vocational Education, Work Environment
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: KVS Inst., Helsinki (Finland).
Identifiers - Location: Canada