ERIC Number: ED442970
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Access to Vocational Guidance for People at Risk of Social Exclusion.
Clayton, Pamela M., Ed.; Fojcik, Vavrinec; Greco, Silvana; Hulkko, Johanna; Kelly, Eimer; Kostka, Miroslav; McGill, Paul; Machackova, D.; Maiello, Marco; Makela, Eija; Sinorova, Lenka; Troska, Robert; Ward, Mary
This document contains 7 papers that evolved from 44 case studies of access to vocational guidance for people at risk of social exclusion in 5 European countries. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Pamela Clayton); "Access to Vocational Guidance in Italy" (Silvana Greco, Marco Maiello); "Access to Vocational Guidance in Ireland" (Mary Ward, Elmer Kelly); "Access to Vocational Guidance in the United Kingdom" (Pamela Clayton, Paul McGill); "Access to Vocational Guidance in Finland" (Eija Makela, Johanna Hulkko); "Access to Vocational Guidance in the Czech Republic" (Robert Troska, Vavrinec Fojcik, D. Machackova, Lenka Sinorova, Miroslav Kostka, Pamela Clayton); and "Conclusions" (Pamela Clayton). The following are among the topics discussed: the problem of social exclusion; the role of lifelong learning and vocational guidance and counseling in preventing social exclusion; barriers to vocational guidance and what can be done to eliminate them; and educational and labor market policies favoring adult groups at risk of social exclusion. Each report also includes case studies and country-specific recommendations. The bibliography contains 305 references. Appended are the following: lists of case study locations and the case studies by target group; interview schedules; and list of 77 useful Web sites. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Learning, At Risk Persons, Career Education, Career Guidance, Case Studies, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries, Information Sources, Internet, Lifelong Learning, Needs Assessment, Organizations (Groups), Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Questionnaires, Social Isolation, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education, World Wide Web
For full text: http://www.gla.ac.uk/Acad/AdultEd/Research/Leonardo.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Czech Republic; Finland; Ireland; Italy; United Kingdom