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ERIC Number: ED439246
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 442
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7923-5975-5
Vocational and Adult Education in Europe.
van Wieringen, Fons, Ed.; Attwell, Graham, Ed.
This book contains 25 papers on vocational and adult education in Europe and the United States. The following papers are included: "Vocational and Adult Education in Europe: Introduction to the Volume" (Fons van Wieringen, Graham Attwell); "Introduction to Section 1: Markets and Institutions in Vocational and Adult Education" (Fons van Wieringen); "Skills-Based Full Employment: The Latest Philosopher's Stone" (Colin Crouch); "Enhancing the Operation of Markets for Vocational Education and Training" (Harm van Lieshout); "Market and Institutional Patterns in the Development and Activities of the French Vocational Training System" (Elsa Perzonnaz, Phillipe Mehaut); "Reasons and Policies To Stimulate Lifelong Learning" (Hessel Oosterbeek); "The Future of Vocational Education and Training" (Fons van Wieringen); "Introduction to Section 2: Learning and Organisation in Vocational and Adult Education" (Graham Attwell); "Cross Cutting Themes in the Education of VET (Vocational Education and Training) Professionals in Europe" (Graham Attwell, Alan Brown); "Learning in Work Teams as a Tool for Innovation" (Jeroen Ostenk); "How the Learning Organization Evolves: Notes on Some Conceptual Issues about Learning Networks" (Massimo Tomassini); "VET Systems and Criteria for Effectiveness" (Fons van Wieringen); "Searching for Educational Quality: A Stakeholder Approach" (Jan Ax); "Introduction to Section 3: Programmes and Sectors in Vocational and Adult Education" (Graham Attwell); "Sectoral Strategies of Labour Market Reform: Emerging Evidence from the United States" (Laura Dresser, Joel Rogers); "Evaluation and Decision Making in Swedish Adult Education" (Asa Sohlman); "Role of Distance Learning in Achieving Lifelong Learning for Community Pharmacists" (Lindsey Bagley); "Bridging the Gap between Education and Work: The Balance between Core Curriculum and Vocationalism in Swedish Recurrent Education" (Kenneth Abrahamsson); "Forming an Educational Policy That Meets Practical Needs: The Case of Greek Auto Mechanics" (Nikitas Patiniotis, Dimitris Stavroulakis); "Introduction to Section 4: Returns and Outcomes of Vocational and Adult Education" (Fons van Wieringen); "Enterprise Related Training: A Survey" (Wim Groot); "Participation of SMEs' (Small and Medium Enterprises) Employees in Continuing Training in the Alentejo Region" (Eduardo Figueira); "Returns of Labour Market Training under Conditions of Recession: An Individual Trainee Point of View" (Iiris Mikkonen); "Outcomes of Vocational Education/Training versus General Education: Results from the German Contribution to the International Adult Literacy Survey" (Rainer H. Lehmann, Rainer Peek); and "Functional Literacy Skills of School Leavers in Flanders" (D. Van Damme, L. Van de Poele, E. Verhasselt). (MN)
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 101 Philip Drive, Norwell, MA 02061 ($200). Tel: 781-871-6600.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States