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OECD Publishing, 2017
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. With more than 125 charts and 145 tables included in the publication and much more data available on the educational database, "Education at a Glance 2017" provides key information on the output of…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Graduation Rate, Higher Education
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy). – 1998
This report presents statistical information on the vocational education and training systems of 10 countries in Central and Eastern Europe: Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Slovenia. These materials precede the body of the report: introduction, guide to reading the report, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Differences, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Parkes, David, Ed.; Gronwald, Detlef; Grootings, Peter; Nielsen, Soren – 1998
Curriculum reform in vocational education and training (VET) in Central and Eastern Europe was examined through case studies of VET in 10 countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, and Slovenia. Special attention was paid to the following: each country's VET system; curriculum…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development
Forrester, Keith, Ed.; Ward, Kevin, Ed. – 1991
This book contains 12 chapters, each of which is a case study or a commentary on the unemployment of the 1980s and early 1990s and on the programs devised to retrain workers. Titles and authors are as follows: "Understanding Unemployment: A Critical Overview of Labour Market Trends, Employment, and Unemployment: (John Hughes); "A…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Demonstration Programs, Developed Nations
Education Writers Association, Washington, DC. – 1990
Six observers studied both school-to-work transition programs for youth and retraining programs for adult workers in three Western European countries--West Germany, Sweden, and England. They identified European solutions to a pressing problem in the United States: youth and adult workers whose skills are inadequate for today's and tomorrow's jobs.…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Apprenticeships, Comparative Education, Developed Nations
Blair, Louis Helion – 1985
Western European governments have expressed concern over the impact of technological change on employment and appropriate policies and programs to facilitate labor market adjustment. Sweden, Great Britain, and the Federal Republic of Germany are among the most active countries in examining the issue and developing programs to respond to it.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Career Education, Employment Problems
Shackleton, J. R.; And Others – 1995
This book, which is designed for undergraduate-level students in economics and industrial relations, attempts to synthesize the literature in the field of training for employment in Western Europe and the United States. In part 1, the principles of human capital theory are used to explain many labor market phenomena in terms of rational choices…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Continuing Education, Cost Effectiveness