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ERIC Number: ED442958
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 333
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-951-39-0743-0
Strategies for Reforming Initial Vocational Education and Training in Europe. Final Report of the Project. Leonardo da Vinci/Transnational Pilot Projects: Multiplier Effect, Strand III.3.a. Sharpening Post-16 Education Strategies by Horizontal and Vertical Networking (1997-2000).
Stenstrom, Marja-Leena, Ed.; Lasonen, Johanna, Ed.
This document contains 24 papers examining strategies for reforming initial vocational education and training (VET) in Europe. The following papers are included: "Reassessing VET Reform Strategies in a New Context: Implementation of the SPES-NET (Sharpening Post-16 Education Strategies by Horizontal and Vertical Networking) Project" (Marja-Leena Stenstrom); "Recent Austrian Developments in the VET System from the Perspective of the Four VET Reform Substrategies for Achieving Parity of Esteem" (Stefan Humpl, Jorg Markowitsch); "Reforming Technical and Vocational Education in Belgium" (Christophe Lejeune); "Analysing Strategies for Improving Vocational Education: Towards a Framework for European Comparisons in Denmark: VET Reform 2000" (Soren Nielsen); "Developing Post-16 Education Strategies in Estonia" (Hanno Isok); "Strategies for Improving Vocational Education: The Finnish Case" (Ulla Numminen); "Evolution of Vocational Training Policies in France" (Anne Lazar); "SPES-NET Problems and Solutions in Hungary" (Csaba Fejos); "Evaluation of the Norwegian Reform '94" (Kjell Andersen); "Improving Vocational Education and Training in Scotland" (Stuart Niven); "Improving Vocational Education: Trans-European Comparisons of Developments in the Late 1990s" (Michael Young); "The Labour Market at the Crossroads between General/Vocational and Theoretically/Practically Orientated Educational Tasks" (Stefan Humpl, Jorg Markowitsch); "Enterprises and Schools as Work-Based Learning Environments in Finland" (Johanna Lasonen); "A Portrait of GAB: A Pilot Project between Schools, an Enterprise, and the ITB" (Rainer Bremer); "Improving Relations between the Educational and the Economic Field in Greece" (Nikitas Patiniotis, Catherine Spiliopoulou); "The Rebirth of Apprenticeship in Europe: Linking Education to Work?" (Fernando Marhuenda); "Rethinking Education-Work Relationships" (Fernando Marhuenda); "Impacts of and Experiences from the SPES-NET Project" (Marja-Leena Stenstrom); "Towards a Vocational Curriculum and Pedagogy of the Future: Taking the Post-16 Strategies and SPES-NET Project Findings Forward for Future Research" (Michael Young, Matti Vesa Volanen);"Future Trends in European Vocational Education" (Gerald Heidegger); "Qualifications with a Dual Orientation towards Employment and Higher Education--A Summary of the Results of the Partnership Projects INTEQUAL/DUOQUAL" (Sabine Manning); "Promoting Collaboration between the Four Partnerships Post-16 Strategies/SPES-NET and INTEQUAL/DUOQUAL" (Johanna Lasonen, Sabine Manning); "Parity of Esteem as a Challenge to European Cooperation as Reflected in the Post-16 Strategies/SPES-NET and INTEQUAL/DUOQUAL Projects" (Pekka Kamarainen); and "Improving the Standing of Vocational as Against General Education in Europe: A Conceptual Framework" (Johanna Lasonen, Sabine Manning). Many papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyvaskyla, P.O. Box 35 (Freda), FIN - 40351 Jyvaskyla, Finland, Tel: 358 14 260 1211, Fax 358 14 260 3201, Web site: (Order no. D040, 140 FIM).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).
Authoring Institution: Jyvaskyla Univ. (Finland). Inst. for Educational Research.