ERIC Number: ED480436
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Women and Technical Professions. Leonardo da Vinci Series: Good Practices.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
This document profiles programs for women in technical professions that are offered through the European Commission's Leonardo da Vinci program. The following programs are profiled: (1) Artemis and Diana (vocational guidance programs to help direct girls toward technology-related careers); (2) CEEWIT (an Internet-based information and communication technologies program for women in rural Ireland); (3) CuWat (a project to introduce the concept of equal opportunities for women and women into scientific curricula); (4) improving the employability of girls and women; (5) E-Qual (a project to facilitate women's access to new professions in ecological technologies); (6) women and information technology (an analysis that identified differences between men and women in access to and use of new technologies); (7) JASS (a project to motivate women with scientific or technical training to start their own business); (8) WITEC (a training module to improve women's employability in traditionally male sectors); (9) WOMEC (orientation courses for women in the building, metallurgy, and electrical engineering sectors); (10) WOQUATEWO (a project to improve women's skills in new technologies); and (11) WOTEC (a project to combat stereotypes about women in technical professions. Each program description includes an overview of the program's goals and practices and the name and address of at least one contact person. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Career Choice, Career Guidance, Educational Opportunities, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Foreign Countries, Males, Nontraditional Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Rural Education, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Sex Stereotypes, Technical Education, Womens Education, Work Experience Programs
For full text: http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/education_culture/publ/pdf/ leo1/en.pdf.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
Identifiers - Location: European Union