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Alto, Romulita; Isaacs, Irene; Knight, Brian; Polestico, Rebecca – 2000
This book provides an overview of vocational-technical education and training (VTET) in the 10 member countries of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SAMEO). The book begins with an introduction explaining the objectives and methodology of the cooperative research project on which the study was based. Each of the 10…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies
International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland). – 1976
The eighth dispatch contains abstracts of publications from all over the world which focus on vocational education and training development. The first section, News in Brief, consists of 37 abstracts presented under the following topics: forthcoming events, new policies, new institutions, training systems development, training standards,…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Employed Women, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries
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Davis, Russell G. – New Directions for Higher Education, 1976
A cross-cultural perspective on education's response to labor market demands is offered that emphasizes the role of postsecondary nonformal education. (LBH)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Needs, Employment Patterns, Higher Education
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Schoenfeld, Clay – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
The article traces the origins of environmental communications and focuses on several categories of environmental communication. It specifies the common denominators of the various forms of environmental communications. An appendix of journals that accept freelance environmental articles is included. (RE)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communications, Employment Patterns, Environment
Brock, Colin; Cammish, Nadine; Aedo-Richmond, Ruth; Narayanan, Aparna; Njoroge, Rose – 1997
This partially annotated and selected bibliography lists several hundred publications on the topics of gender and gender and education at the global level and in countries located in the following areas: Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Central and East Asia, Latin America, and Tropical Island…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies
Dore, Ronald; Sako, Mari – 1998
This book examines how the Japanese learn to work by exploring the following topics: common assumptions about vocational education and training (VET) that Japan brings into question; Japan's general education system and the moral quality and prestige status of the teaching and learning process; screening processes within Japan's education system…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Comparative Analysis, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices
Vocational Training, 1990
This document describes major changes that have occurred in the integration of young people into working life in Europe and suggests policy implications in this area. The following articles are included: "Interview" (H. C. Jones); "A European Cultural Policy to Prevail over a Rapidly Changing and Uncertain Environment" (Sergio…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns
Artigas, J. T. – 1981
One of the primary aims of the Spanish educational system is to provide training for productive work within the regular educational system. The educational system in Spain is designed to make a basic general education accessible to everyone. Other goals of the system include the provision of professional training as a means of initial preparation…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Economic Change
Sweet, Richard; And Others – 1986
This publication is intended to take raw data on the labor market and educational and demographic trends in Australia and convert them to useful information for those who work in the areas of education and employment. It contains over 130 tables of data on education and labor market trends throughout Australia; a case study of participation in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Demography, Educational Trends
Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC. Office of Women in Development. – 1980
This report to Congress describes the women in development programs, projects, and activities undertaken by the Agency for International Development (AID) during the period from 1978 through 1980. Information is provided concerning AID cooperation and support on preparations for the United Nations Decade for Women Copenhagen Conference. Presented…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Needs, Educational Planning
Derryck, Vivian Lowery – 1979
This final report describes a five-phase study to ascertain whether formal or non-formal education has the greater functionality to accelerate women's integration into development activities. Part 1 (two chapters), introduction and background, defines the problem, sets parameters of the study, and provides definitions of education terms. Part 2…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth Rate, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1978
This periodical contains special reports, reviews, and notes of recent documents on education in Asia and Oceania. The first special report, "Education in the People's Republic of China," describes that country's task of educating millions of laborers to have a socialist consciousness, to master modern production skills, and to become…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Asian Studies, Burmese Culture, Chinese Culture
Romero, Fred E. – 1979
Chicano human resources have never been properly utilized in the labor markets of the Southwest. The slow rate of Chicano economic growth can be attributed to underdevelopment of their skills, knowledge and talent and underutilization of their energies and capabilities. This book, a factual presentation of that underdevelopment and…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Demography, Educational Background, Educational Problems
de Castro, Ignacio Fernandez; de Elejabeitia, Carmen – 1993
A study examined the need for vocational counseling among two target groups of young people under the age of 28 years in Spain: young women whose chief activity is domestic work in their own homes in Madrid and young people of both sexes affected by industrial reconversion who were living on the left bank of the Bilbao Estuary. Their vocational…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Counseling, Counseling Objectives, Counseling Services
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Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women. – 1991
This guide is intended to help in the active recruitment and training of women for nontraditional occupations in the skilled trades and technical fields by providing information for young women, guidance for educators and counselors, and resources for both new and experienced workers. Chapter 1 defines nontraditional jobs and spells out why women…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Adults, Apprenticeships, Building Trades