ERIC Number: ED432665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Skill Needs: Linking Labour Market Analysis and Vocational Training. Report.
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
This publication contains workshop papers which discuss the link between the labor market and vocational training. Part I provides an overview of the workshop--its objectives, issues, and conclusions. Part II consists of seven country papers. "Labour Market Information (LMI) and Vocational Training Decision-Making in Hungary" (Lazar) outlines types of LMI to help vocational education and training (VET) planning and problems concerning LMI and its use for VET decision-making. "Labour Market Needs in Adult Training Programmes in Hungary" (Fodor) discusses the labor market training system and developing company-specific training programs. "Regional Employment and Training Observatory in France" (Guegnard, Perrier-Cornet) focuses on the observatory in Burgundy, an inter-institutional network. "New Methods for Linking VET with the Labour Market in Poland: The Results of a Pilot Application" (Kabaj) focuses on two methods: monitoring of shortage and surplus occupations and tripartite training agreements. "The Future of Skills and Work: Trends and Forecasts in Germany" (Tessaring) concludes that structural change in industry and society is accompanied by a major increase in the qualification requirements of the workforce. "Challenges of Incorporating Labour Market Requirements in the Vocational Training System: Slovenia" (Kramberger) provides a summary of broader processes that influence reform attempts to improve the VET system. "Linking Labour Market Analysis and Vocational Training in the United Kingdom" (Edgell) covers the sort of analysis undertaken at the national level. Part III has four discussion papers. "The Identification of Relevant LMI for VET" (Meijers) elaborates on the need for LMI in an industrial society and describes a new qualification model. "Labour Market Forecasts on Behalf of the VET System" (de Grip) focuses on the kind of LMI required to improve the transparency of the labor market and reestablish coordination between the labor market and VET system in the former centrally planned economies of Central and Eastern Europe. "Qualitative Information for Curriculum Development" (Dybowski) discusses ways to ensure that curricula remain up-to-date. "Linking Labour Market Analysis to Vocational Training Decision-Making: Dynamics and Mechanisms" (Mozdzenska-Mrozek) presents emerging links between VET and the labor market, institutions collecting and shaping information on the labor market situation in Poland, and VET reform in Poland. Contributor notes are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Curriculum Development, Data Analysis, Decision Making, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Foreign Countries, Job Training, Labor Demands, Labor Market, Models, Needs Assessment, Outcomes of Education, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Web site: http://www.etf.eu.int/etfweb.nsf/pages/vetreport3 (PDF format).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
Identifiers - Location: France; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovenia; United Kingdom