ERIC Number: ED449367
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Nov-18
Reference Count: N/A
New Challenges in the Cooperation between Education and Training and Working Life. Final Report. Conference Proceedings (Tampere, Finland, November 18-19, 1999).
Nyyssola, Kari, Ed.
This document contains the papers from plenary sessions, forums, and panels conducted at a conference on the new forms of vocational education needed for the world economy of the 21st century. After introductory remarks and opening addresses by the Minister of Education and Science of Finland and the Acting Director of the European Commission, the following three plenary sessions appear: "Work, Technology and Competence--Aspects of the History and Future of Work" (Ilkka Tuomi); "Models and Practices of Work-Linked Training in the EU [European Union] Member States" (Johan van Rens); and "Cooperation between Vocational Education and Training and Working Life in Finland--Emphasizing the Standpoint of On-the-Job Learning" (Timo Lankinen). The first forum, European Priorities and Perspectives in Cooperation between Vocational Education and Training and Working Life, contains the following papers: "Synergies between Formal Education and Workplace Learning" (Albert Tuijnman); "Expanding Importance of Formal Training" (Candida Soares); "Enhancing the Partnership between Vocational Training and the Economy at Large--The Initiatives and Experiences of the European Vocational Training Foundation" (Bernhard Buck); "On-the-Job Learning in the Transition from Training to Employment--The French Experience about Alternance" (Jose Rose); "Trainees in the Workplace--Policy Priorities of Employees" (Jari-Pekka Jyrkanne); and "The Mechanisms of Quality Innovation in the Dual System--The Future of the Dual System" (Ernst Uhe). The second forum, Improving the Impact of EU Training Programmes at the National and European Levels--Case: Leonardo Da Vinci Programme, contains the following papers: "Utilisation of EU Educational Programmes at the International and European Level--Case: The Leonardo da Vinci Programme" (Markku Markkula); "Building on and Disseminating Project Results" (Sergio Corti); "Connection between Community Policy and National Policy--French Experiences" (Claudine Boudre-Millot); and "How to Improve the Impact of EU Programmes Finnish Experiences" (Mikko Nupponen). Forum 3, The On-the-Job Learning, Promotion of Mobility, and Implementation of the Europass System, contains six papers: "Promoting Mobility for Persons in Training: The EUROPASS Training" (Margarida Marques); "Mobility as a Learning Process" (Soren Kristensen); "Employers' Perspectives to European Pathways in Work-linked Training" (Nicolas Gibert-Morin); "The EUROPASS A Short Step on the Way towards the European Workers Mobility" (Luis Miguel Fernandez); "Printing Industry Experience" (Lauri Norvio); and "The EUROPASS System in Germany--The EUROPASS from 2000: Take-Off for a European Certificate System" (Peter Thiele). Five papers are included in the final forum, The Impact and Quality of On-the-Job Learning: "How to Redesign the Relations between the Educational System and Working Life" (Osmo Kivinen); "Transition from School to Work--UK Policy Developments, with Special Reference to Quality, Progression and Employability" (Alain Davies); "Trainers in Enterprises--Developments in Germany and the European Dimension" (Reinhard Selka); "Evaluation of the Reform of Work-Based Learning in Norway" (Ole Briseid); and "The Effectiveness of On-the-Job Training" (Marcel R. van der Klink). The document also contains a transcript of a panel discussion, results of the forums and panel discussion, two views of Finnish business life ("Cooperative University-Industry Joint Education and Training of Flexible Manufacturing Systems" by Timo Raino and Reijo Tuoliko, and "New Cooperation Between Vocational Education and Working Life" by Martin Granholm), and conclusions ("Primary Themes in the European On-the-Job Learning Discussion" by Kari Nyyssola). (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Delivery Systems, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Employer Attitudes, Employment Programs, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Job Training, Occupational Mobility, On the Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Overseas Employment, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Printing, Program Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Technology Transfer, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).; Ministry of Education, Helsinki (Finland).; Finnish National Board of General Education, Helsinki.