ERIC Number: ED442958
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Agency Cooperation, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Case Studies, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Environment, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Employment Qualifications, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), General Education, Information Dissemination, Information Networks, International Cooperation, Job Training, Models, National Programs, Needs Assessment, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Technical Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
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: http://www.jyu.fi/ktl/publications (Order no. D040, 140 FIM).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).
Authoring Institution: Jyvaskyla Univ. (Finland). Inst. for Educational Research.