ERIC Number: ED432660
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Lifelong Learning and Training: A Bridge to the Future. International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education (2nd, Seoul, South Korea, April 26-30, 1999). Main Working Document.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This document expands on the six themes of the Second International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education, providing a background for the expected discussions in a series of 40 viewpoints for delegates to discuss. The document is synthesized from a series of essays under the themes written by experts drawn from technical and vocational education institutions, governments, universities, and the world of work. The themes are as follows: (1) challenges to technical and vocational education--the changing demands of the 21st century; (2) improving systems providing education and training throughout life; (3) innovating the education and training process; (4) technical and vocational education for all; (5) changing roles of government and other stakeholders; and (6) enhancing international cooperation in technical and vocational education. (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government Role, International Cooperation, Job Training, Lifelong Learning, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Secondary Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).