ERIC Number: ED438405
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Workforce Preparation in a Global Context. Occasional Papers 8.
Lasonen, Johanna, Ed.
This document contains 21 papers and an introduction on work force preparation in a global context. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Johanna Lasonen); "Access of Girls and Women to Vocational Education: Implications for the Workplace in Swaziland" (Comfort B. S. Mndebele); "Intersectoral Approaches to Literacy and Vocational Education and Training: The Case of the Sudan" (Sidiga A. Rahim Washi); "Women's Education in the Sudan" (Sidiga A. Rahim Washi); "Research Development and Challenges of the 21st Century for Vocational Education and Training: Canadian Experience" (Marcelle Hardy); "The Business Incubation Concept: Global Possibilities for Vocational-Technical Education" (Victor M. Hernandez-Gantes); "Implementing Education and Training Policies in the United States: A Case Study" (Curtis R. Finch); "A Study on the Development of Further Extensions in Vocational Education and Training in Taiwan, ROC (Republic of China)" (Ming-chung Chiang, Dar-chin Rau); "Networking between Business and Educational Institutes in Taiwan, ROC" (Dar-chin Rau, T. T. Hwang); "Knowledge-Based Cooperation in Vocational Education, University and Industry in Australia" (Matt Ngui); "Strategies for Promoting Parity of Esteem between Vocational and Academic Education" (Johanna Lasonen); "Qualifications with a Dual Orientation towards Employment and Higher Education--Innovative Schemes in Seven European Countries" (Sabine Manning); "'Bildung' through Vocational Education" (Matti Vesa Volanen); "Shaping the Work Life--A Future Oriented Way of Lifelong Learning" (Gerald Heidegger); "Towards Understanding the Development of an Entrepreneurial Leadership-Identity among Finnish Female Entrepreneurs" (Leena Avotie, Eija Pehu); "Enterprises as Environments for Workplace Learning and Training" (Johanna Lasonen); "Review and Preview of Higher Vocational Education: Changes in Hong Kong and International Trends" (Bradford W. Imrie); "A Comparison of Occupational Programs in Comprehensive High Schools in the USA, Japan, and Taiwan" (Lung-Sheng Lee); "Challenges of the 21st Century for Technical-Vocational Education and Training from Global, Regional, and National Perspectives" (C. K. Basu); "Human Resource Development and Labour Market Policy Issues in the Asia Pacific: Opportunities for Collaborative Research with Europe" (Matt Ngui); "Vocational Education and Training Projects in Developing Countries: Issues of Quality and Sustainability" (Dennis R. Herschbach); and "New Roles for Vocational Education and Training" (Armoogum Parsuramen). Each paper contains references. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Articulation (Education), Case Studies, College Preparation, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Employment Qualifications, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, International Programs, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, National Programs, Needs Assessment, Networks, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Public Policy, Regional Planning, Research and Development, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Sustainable Development, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Work Experience Programs
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