ERIC Number: ED444032
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
International Perspectives on the School-to-Work Transition. Series on Literacy: Research, Policy and Practice.
Stern, David, Ed.; Wagner, Daniel A., Ed.
This book provides a policy update on the school-to-work (STW) transition in a wide range of countries. Fourteen chapters give a comprehensive overview of the main issues in policy formulation and a detailed consideration of how policies have been considered and implemented in those countries. The chapters are: "Introduction: STW Policies in Industrialized Countries as Responses to Push and Pull" (David Stern, Daniel A. Wagner); "Youth Labor Markets in 23 Countries: A Comparison Using Micro Data" (David G. Blanchflower); "An Overview of STW Arrangements in Australia" (Richard Sweet); "Moving away from the Maze: Transitions from School to Work in Canada" (Patrice de Broucker); "STW Transition in Denmark" (Roland Osterlund); "Alternating Training and the STW Transition: Programs, Assessment, Prospects" (Claudine Romani, Patrick Werquin); "STW Transition: The Example of Germany" (Felix Rauner); "Transition from STW and Career Formation of Japanese High School Students" (Takehiko Kariya); "STW Transition in Mexico: An Overview of Recent Experiences" (Bernardo Mendez Lugo); "STW Transition Programs in the Netherlands" (Jan N. Streumer); "Transition from STW in Russia" (Valery A. Poliakov, Nikolai D. Nikandrov); "STW Transition in Spain" (Jordi Planas); "Transition in a School-Based Vocational Training System: The Case of Sweden" (Ulla Arnell Gustafsson, Torsten Madsen); "Recent Changes in STW Transition in England and Wales" (Joan Payne); and "Preconditions for Effective School-Work Linkages in the United States" (James E. Rosenbaum). Author and subject indexes are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Career Development, Career Education, Cooperative Education, Developed Nations, Economic Change, Education Work Relationship, Educational Certificates, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Industrialization, Job Placement, Job Training, Labor Market, Nonformal Education, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Student Certification, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Youth Employment
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Literacy Inst., Philadelphia, PA.; National Center on Adult Literacy, Philadelphia, PA.
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Note: Based on a roundtable meeting organized by OECD Center for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) and the National Center on Adult Literacy that was held in Paris on February 2-3, 1995.