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Quintini, Glenda – OECD Publishing, 2015
The combination of work and study has been hailed as crucial to ensure that youth develop the skills required on the labour market so that transitions from school to work are shorter and smoother. This paper fills an important gap in availability of internationally-comparable data. Using the 2012 Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), it draws a…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Education Work Relationship
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Individuals need communicative competence for personal fulfillment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment. However, the success of communicative competence within a multicultural environment requires that a system of criteria, indicators and levels of forming communicative competence have to be considered. Aim of the…
Descriptors: Criteria, Communicative Competence (Languages), Constructivism (Learning), Interpersonal Communication
Ahrens, Andreas; Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Contemporary engineers need to become more cognizant and more responsive to the emerging needs of the market for engineering and technology services. Social dimension of Web 2.0 which penetrates our society more thoroughly with the availability of broadband services has the potential to contribute decisively to the sustainable development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Engineering, Telecommunications
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Harris, Margaret; Chisholm, Colin; Allan, Malcolm – Industry and Higher Education, 2010
The authors report the results of a European project, Lifelearn, and discuss how lifeplace learning (LPL) can be used to effect appropriate learning opportunities for all. The project tested the concept of valuing and accrediting learning from life experiences in higher education in Europe, and its conclusions suggest that LPL is valuable for both…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Industry, Skilled Workers, Foreign Countries
Zascerinska, Jelena; Ahrens, Andreas – Online Submission, 2009
A proper use of e-collaboration technologies in the teaching/learning process is provided by varied cooperative networks, which penetrate teachers' and students' activity more thoroughly with the availability of broadband services. However, the successful use of e-collaboration technologies in teaching/learning activity within a multicultural…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Telecommunications, Teaching Methods, Computer Uses in Education