ERIC Number: ED442929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education and Training.
van Leeuwen, Fred, Ed.
Education International, v6 n1 Mar 2000
This issue of the quarterly Education International focuses on vocational education and training (VET). The editorial, "Education and the Wealth of Nations" (Fred van Leeuwen), focuses on provision of quality education for all. "Education International's (EI's) First Joint Worldwide Action on Education Issues" (Elie Jouen) describes the Global Campaign for Education. "Beijing: Five Years Later" (Marta Scarpato) puts emphasis on the following two major themes in the context of the upcoming revision of the objectives of the World Conference for Women (4th, Beijing, China, 1995): rights of the girl child and problems encountered by women in Eastern European countries. "After Seattle--What Next?" (Sheena Hanley) addresses the need to pay more attention to building the social dimension of the global economy. "And What About Retirement..." (Peter Dawson) looks at pension plans worldwide and the impact of the growing aging population. The section on VET contains these 10 articles: "At the Heart of the Education Reform Process" (Elie Jouen); "VET Worldwide" (Ulf Fredriksson); "On the Agenda of the 88th International Labour Conference"; "Life-Long Learning" (Bob Harris); "Finding a Dynamic Equilibrium" (Yves Baunay); "Knowledge and Skills Will Fuse" (A. Parsuramen); "The 'Dual' German Model" (Ursula Herdt); "Gabon: Education's Neglected Sector" (Emmanuel Obame Ondo); "Australia: A Case of Educational Convergence" (Rex Hewett); "Honduras: Education System To Get Complete Overhaul" (Gloria Marina Chinchilla); and "Child Labor" (Sheena Hanley). "Sierra Leone: Reconstruction Must Begin in Each Area" (Rosslyn Noonan) addresses the challenges facing the education system in the country. "Structural Adjustment and Education Reforms: Ghana as a Case Study" (John Nyoagbe, Alfred Fumador, Ulf Fredriksson) reports the importance of finding a way to finance education. "Chunkyojo: Transition from Opposition Group to Negotiating Union" (Wouter van der Schaaf) describes advances for the education union in South Korea. "Why a Website Is Not an Online Magazine" (Eric Lee) looks at trade union Web sites as they enter their third generation. "Aimee, the Teacher from Tahiti" (Samuel Grumiau) discusses a day in the life of a teacher. (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Job Training, Lifelong Learning, Postsecondary Education, Retirement, Secondary Education, Unions, Vocational Education, Womens Education
For full text: http://www.ei-ie.org/pub/english/epbmag-03-00.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education International, Brussels (Belgium).
Note: Published quarterly.