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de Vries, Heinz J., Ed. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1990
This document reports on a conference centered around three topics: vocational guidance in the Member States of the European Community (EC), the "Europeanization" of vocational guidance, and approaches to cross-frontier vocational guidance. Among the recommendations of the conference participants are the following: the tasks of…
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning
CEDEFOP Flash, 1993
The ninth meeting of CEDEFOP (French acronym for the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training) is summarized in this report. Attending the forum were representatives of the leading vocational training research and development institutions and ministerial departments from the European Community (EC) Member States and from…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Developed Nations
Melis, Africa, Ed.; Peigne, Florence, Ed. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1992
An international meeting explored work on business start-up undertaken jointly by CEDEFOP (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training) and France's Agence Nationale pour la creation d'entreprise. One opening presentation (Melis) addressed the basic idea underlying the research: to identify and highlight the role of training and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business, Business Administration, Career Counseling
Clarke, F. Alan – CEDEFOP Flash, 1991
This narrative account summarizes the 2-day research forum of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP). Presentations focus on the central theme of the forum: new qualifications versus skill shortages. They include Kees Meijer's outline of the research undertaken in a series of national studies on skill shortages…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Demand Occupations, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
CEDEFOP Flash, 1993
During 1992, CEDEFOP (the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training) commissioned two projects to investigate the current situation with regard to databases on vocational qualifications in Member States of the European Community (EC) and possibilities for networking such databases. Results of these two studies were presented and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Database Design, Databases, Employment Qualifications
Wisser, Ulrike, Ed.; Grootings, Peter, Ed. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1992
A "travelling" congress was conducted in five European cities (Berlin, Warsaw, Prague, Budapest, and Vienna) to promote a mutual exchange of views between east and west. The participants stressed the growing European Community interest in current examples of cooperation with neighbors in central and eastern Europe. In addition to…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Field Trips, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
Grootings, Peter, Ed. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1992
A meeting held in Berlin provided a forum for researchers from the Central European countries of Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland to discuss the research situation in vocational education and training (VET) in their countries and to discuss the possibilities for developing forms of cooperation with researchers from the 10 Western European…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Foreign Culture, Institutional Cooperation
CEDEFOP Flash, 1991
A congress on continuing education and training attended by participants from more than 20 Eastern and Western European countries is summarized in this document. Topics discussed at the plenary sessions, panel discussions, and nine workshops included the following: cooperation between Eastern and Western Europe; the role of the social partners in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational Cooperation, Educational Trends
Watts, A. G. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1990
A conference set the stage for the development of European Community (EC) policy in the field of vocational guidance and possible action. Discussion focused on the need for trans-frontier guidance and the need for communication and cooperation between guidance services to support educational and occupational mobility across the EC as a whole. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Career Guidance, Computer Oriented Programs
CEDEFOP Flash, 1990
This paper summarizes a conference on the development of midlevel technical personnel in Germany and France. The proceedings of the conference were divided into five presentations: (1) an introduction to the subject of the project and the conference; (2) a comparative presentation of the origins and development of educational training routes in…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Industrial Training
Bazin, B.; Sellin, B. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1989
The November 1989 conference described in this document was about social dialogue in vocational education. An introduction summarizes the conference as a whole, pointing out that participants were able to hear reports of the situation in Denmark, Spain, Italy, France, and the European Community as a whole. Summaries of 10 individual presentations…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Cooperative Planning, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship