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Roosmaa, Eve-Liis; Martma, Liisa; Saar, Ellu – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
The question of whether the potential short-term advantages of vocational qualifications are offset by disadvantages in later life is an important issue for policy debates. This paper analyses how the choice of vocational or general upper-secondary education affects future prospects of participation in non-formal education (NFE). It presents a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Vocational Education, Nonformal Education
OECD Publishing, 2018
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances and performance of education systems in the 35 OECD and a number of partner countries. With more than 100 charts and tables, Education at a Glance 2018 imparts key…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Outcomes of Education
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2018
This research paper is the fifth in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18). Based on comparative analysis of labour force survey data from 2014, the report analyses the vocational effect on labour market and education outcomes, asking whether any advantages conferred by vocational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Vocational Education, Labor Market
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EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium). – 2001
This seventh publication in the Eurydice European Unit series of thematic bibliographies draws attention to a selection of publications on the topic of lifelong learning. This annotated bibliography lists 268 books, articles, publications, and reports that have appeared since 1994. Some earlier items of published literature of special historical…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Guidance, Distance Education
Symes, Colin, Ed. – 2000
This conference proceedings contains 65 presentations and 3 colloquiums from a conference that dealt with knowledge at work and knowledge that works and with how education can be successfully integrated into work and work into education. The papers are "Reading the Contexts of Complex Incidents of Adult Education Practice" (Apte);…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Certification, Computer Mediated Communication
Commission des Communautes Europeennes (Luxembourg). – 1988
This report describes educational and vocational guidance services for adolescents and young adults in Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Netherlands. It is drawn from a larger study that was conducted to compare the nature and size of guidance services, their staffing and funding, the identity of their clients, and in particular,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Counselor Role, Education Work Relationship
Vocational Training, 1993
This issue focuses on the various forms that secondary technical and vocational education takes in different European Community Member States. "The Future for Skilled Workers" is an interview with Burkart Lutz, a German researcher. Other articles are as follows: "Contradictions in Technical and Vocational Education: The…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
Sailor, Wayne – 1989
This monograph provides a review of the literature on the transition of students with disabilities into the adult world and an analysis of various models of transition that have emerged in western Europe in comparison with those in the United States. An introduction identifies key definitional issues in transition: defining the population,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Definitions, Disabilities
Byrne, Eileen M. – 1978
Based on an in-depth inquiry undertaken in 1977-78, this report identifies the extent, type, and character of inequalities in the education and training of girls in the second level of education, ages 10-18. Chapter 1, Introduction, gives background of this report sponsored by the nine European communities: Federal Republic of Germany, France,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adolescents, Career Education, Children
Neave, Guy, Ed. – 1978
This report presents papers, analyses, and recommendations of a five-day workshop held to explore the relationship of education and youth employment. Five papers delivered at the meetings are included: "Current Assumptions on the Nature and Purpose of Secondary Education and Its Relation to Education 16-19," by Edmund King; "Review…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Disadvantaged Youth
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany). – 1988
This document reports the proceedings of a research forum on vocational training. Following an introduction that outlines the course of the meetings, the following 13 papers are included in the proceedings: "Report by the National Employment Office (ONEM)" (Belgium); "Training Research and Development" (National Manpower…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Job Training, Postsecondary Education