ERIC Number: ED438486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
European Trends in the Development of Occupations and Qualifications. Findings of Research, Studies and Analyses for Policy and Practice. Volume II. CEDEFOP Reference Document.
Sellin, Burkart, Ed.
This document contains 23 papers on European trends in vocational education and training (VET) and the development of occupations and qualifications. The following papers are included: "Vocational Socialisation and Competence Development: The Historical Dimension" (Walter R. Heinz); "European Trends in the Development of Vocational Education and Training Systems and Provision" (Tom Leney, Andrew Green, and Alison Wolf); "Competence Development and the Environment: the Contribution to Job Creation" (Catherine Gay); "The Local and Regional Dimension: Qualifications and Skills Needs Analysis as a Basis of VET Planning" (Mario Gatti, Claudio Tagliaferro, and Maria Grazia Mereu); "Low Skills--How the Supply Is Changing across Europe" (Hilary Steedman); "Trends in Occupations and Qualifications: Upgrading Versus Bumping Down" (Lex Borghans and Andries de Grip); "The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on the Development of Occupational Skills and Training Needs" (Lazaro Gonzalez); "Foreseeable Developments in Occupations and Qualifications against the Background of New Information and Communication Techniques" (Werner Dostal); "The Structuring of Vocational Qualifications in France and Germany: Institutional Coordination Systems" (Martine Mobus and Eric Verdier); "The Acquisition of Skills and Qualifications for Lifelong Learning, Trends and Challenges across Europe" (Graham Attwell, Alan Brown); "Continuing Vocational Education and Training--Initial Responses to Trends in Occupations and Qualifications" (Hartmut Seifert); "Trends in Competence Development in European Companies" (Barry Nyhan); "Skill and Competence Needs of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and for the Creation of New Companies" (John Konrad); "New Developments in Qualification Strategies for Sectoral and Regional Innovation" (Loek F.M. Nieuwenhuis); "Trends in Learning Foreign Languages within VET, the Leonardo da Vinci Programme and the Acquisition of Foreign Languages" (Sieglinde Gruber, Jean-Claude Lasnier, Bernd Ruschoff, et al.); "Surveys and Analysis Projects of the Leonardo da Vinci Programme: Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of the 1995, 1996, and 1997 Calls for Proposals with a Special Attention to Projects on 'Anticipation of Qualifications and Competencies'" (Marc Ant and Jeff Kintzele); "Anticipation of Qualifications and Competencies--Main Outcomes of Selected Leonardo da Vinci Projects" (Burkart Sellin); "Prospects and Possibilities for European VET-Research" (Michael Kuhn and Erhard Schulte); "Strategies and Scenarios for the Development of (Continuing) VET" (Fons van Wieringen); "Aims, Working Methods and Subjects" (Stavros Stavrou); "Current Activities and Outcomes" (Burkart Sellin); "Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Occupational Competencies and VET" (Mara Brugia); and "Learning in Microenterprises, Some Sectoral Aspects" (Tina Bertzeletou). Many papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Communications, Competence, Continuing Education, Cooperative Planning, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Instructional Development, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Job Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Lifelong Learning, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Regional Planning, Research Utilization, School Business Relationship, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Small Businesses, Systems Approach, Technological Advancement, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education
CEDEFOP, P.O. Box 22427, GR-55102, Thessaloniki, Greece (catalogue no. HX-22-99-749-EN-C, 19 Euros). Tel: 30-31-4901-11; Web site: http://www.cedeflop.gr.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece).