ERIC Number: ED431883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education and Training in Europe on the Threshold of the 21st Century. UNEVOC-OEEK Symposium in Preparation for the International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education (2nd, Crete, Greece, September 23-26, 1998).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Berlin (Germany).
Following nine introductory papers that explain the work of various organizations involved in vocational training in Europe, the conference papers are organized around five themes: (1) vocational education and training and new technologies; (2) environmental education and training; (3) the changing role of the public and private sectors in vocational education and training; (4) internationalization of economic activities and tourism; and (5) noncommercial exchanges and vocational training. Representative papers include the following: "New Technologies and the Production Process: The Impact on Training" (Jean-Pieffe Jallade); "Environmental Issues in Vocational Education and Training" (Fabrizio Boldrini); "The Role of the Public Sector in Vocational Education and Training Systems" (Ulrich Hillenkamp); "Financing Issues of Vocational Education and Training" (Nikolai Petrov); "Internationalization and Professional Tourism: Vocational Training Responds to the New Needs of the Tourism Sector" (Colette Arnold); "Cultural Activities and Vocational Training" (Marina Lambraki-Plaka); and "Cultural and Recreational Activities: New Challenges for Training Institutions" (Aderito Alain Sanches). Summaries of the thematic units also are provided. Appendixes include the program, a list of participants, and two papers: "Technical and Vocational Education in Cyprus" (Likourgos Kappas) and "The Role of Education in Economic Growth" (Nikolaos Christodoulakis). (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Berlin (Germany).