ERIC Number: ED456024
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Linking Science Education to Labour Markets: Issues and Strategies. Secondary Education Series.
Lewin, Keith M.
During the last 35 years, due to the globalization of the world economy and developing technologies, a considerable change has occurred in secondary education. This publication explores the extent to which the development of science education should be linked to labor markets in developing countries. Sections include: (1) "Science Education, Labor Markets and Economic Growth"; (2) "Arguments for Links of SET [science education and training] to Labor Markets"; (3) "Arguments against Links with Labor Markets"; (4) "A Labor Market Metaphor for Science Education"; (5) "Strategies for Linking Science Education to Labor Markets"; and (6) "Concluding Remarks." (Contains 16 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Science Education, Secondary Education
Education Advisory Service, Human Development Network, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.worldbank.org.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC. Human Development Network.