ERIC Number: ED446217
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education and Training in France. Second Edition.
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece).
The six chapters of this report provide an overview of the vocational education and training (VET) system in France. Chapter 1 contains general information, such as the political and administrative structures of the VET system, population statistics, and a profile of the French economy. Chapter 2 describes the education system and its evolution and funding. Chapter 3 provides background information on the VET system and an overview of initial and continuing vocational training. Chapter 4 looks at the statutory and financial framework of the VET system, while Chapter 5 focuses on the qualitative aspects of the system, including certification and qualification and training of teachers and trainers. The final chapter surveys current and future trends, including development factors and prospects for the future. Five appendixes include lists of acronyms, abbreviations and resource organizations; a bibliography listing 21 references; a glossary defining 17 words; and a digest of the main laws, regulations, and agreements on vocational training. (KC)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Economic Development, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Certification, Teacher Qualifications, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki (Greece).
Identifiers - Location: France