ERIC Number: ED438453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Two Perspectives on Reforming the Regional System of Vocational Education. Based on the Pilot Project in the North-West Regions of the Russian Federation.
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
This report informs readers on the state of regional vocational training reform in Russia and shares experiences on how present problems and challenges have been addressed by a joint international development project. The three chapters of Part I present information from the perspective of the European Training Foundation: "Introduction to the Pilot Project on Vocational Education and Training (VET) Reform in North-West Russia" (Timo Kuusela); "Regional VET Reform: A Bottom-Up Approach" (Arjen Vos); and "Joint International Cooperation" (Arjen Vos). The six chapters of Part II present information from the perspective of the Russian partners involved in the project. This section is introduced by comments, "The Russian Perspective" (Oleg Lebedev). The chapters are "Problems in Reforming the System of Initial Vocational Education in Russia" (Evgeny Butko); "The Labour Market and the Social Partners" (Nicolay Balalayev); "Reforming the Content of Vocational Education" (Elena Vasina); "Upgrading the Qualifications of Teaching Staff--Training the Teaching Staff in New Curricula and Syllabi" (Victor Shapkin); "Managing a Vocational Education System in Conditions of Transition to a Market Economy" (Oleg Lebedev); and "Conclusions" (Oleg Lebedev). Appendixes contain information on the following three regional programs: Leningrad Oblast, Novgorod Oblast, and St. Petersburg. The first two are analytical articles, written by experts from the regional education management authorities, and the third is the text of a regional program. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Postsecondary Education, Regional Planning, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).
Identifiers - Location: Russia