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ERIC Number: ED441170
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 543
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-19-521590-7
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)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.; International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).