ERIC Number: ED441170
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education and Training Reform: Matching Skills to Markets and Budgets.
Gill, Indermit S., Ed.; Fluitman, Fred, Ed.; Dar, Amit, Ed.
This book contains 19 papers from a study of vocational education and training (VET) in 19 countries with different economic situations (transition economies, high-growth economies, low-growth economies). The papers focus on the following issues addressed in the study: (1) the countries' experiences in reforming national VET policies; (2) obstacles faced by the study countries as they attempted to implement VET policy adjustments in response to changing labor markets; and (3) innovative approaches to overcoming the identified obstacles in the various countries. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Indermit S. Gill, Amit Dar, Fred Fluitman); "Hungary" (Martin Godfrey); "Poland" (Peter Grootings); "Czech Republic" (Peter Grootings); "Russian Federation" (Richard Johanson); "Kazakhstan" (Alan Abrahart); "China" (Peter R. Fallon, Gordon Hunting); "Indonesia" (Zafiris Tzannatos, Haneen Sayed); "Malaysia" (Hong W. Tan, Indermit S. Gill); "Republic of Korea" (Indermit S. Gill, Chon-Sun Ihm); "Chile" (Alejandra Cox Edwards); "Mexico" (Mari Minowa); "South Africa" (Adrian Ziderman, Arvil Van Adams); "Tanzania" (Amit Dar); "Zambia" (Fred Fluitman, Wim Alberts); "Arab Republic of Egypt" (Indermit S. Gill, Stephen P. Heyneman); "Jordan" (Zafiris Tzannatos, Victor Billeh); "West Bank and Gaza Strip" (Fred Fluitman); "Australia" (Alan Abrahart, Zafiris Tzannatos); and "Germany" (Indermit S. Gill, Amat Dar). One hundred sixty tables/figures/boxes are included. Some papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Apprenticeships, Budgets, Change Strategies, Delivery Systems, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Climate, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Demand, Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Employment Patterns, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Industrial Training, Informal Education, Innovation, International Cooperation, International Organizations, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Marketing, National Organizations, Participation, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Retraining, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Strategic Planning, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Education, Training Methods, Unemployment, Unions, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.; International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).