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OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2012
This paper reports that between 2008 and 2009, unemployment rates across OECD countries increased among people at all educational levels, but rose to especially troubling heights among people without an upper secondary education. In 2009, the average employment rate across OECD countries was much higher for individuals with a tertiary (i.e.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Climate, Global Approach, Educational Attainment
Alluli, Giorgio – 2001
This monograph describes the Italian initial and continuing vocational education and training (VET) system and its qualitative and quantitative development. Chapter 1 outlines the general context of the VET system--both institutions and social and economic aspects. It provides facts and figures on such topics as demographic trends in Italy, the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Guidance, Demography, Developed Nations
Lippman, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2001
This paper presents key indicators of educational and employment status for students making the transition from adolescence to early adulthood in selected Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. The data that are presented include international comparisons of student achievement, educational attainment, literacy…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Attainment, Literacy, Unemployment
Delai, Nadio; Ferrari, Arnaldo – 1983
Since the early 1970s, vocational-technical (VT) activities in Italy have primarily been under regional management. Principal activities covered by VT are basic vocational training, further vocational training, retraining, and training for the unemployed. The Regions also have responsibility for the training of apprentices. The VT user population…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Educational Change, Educational Research
Steedman, Hilary; And Others – 1984
This collection includes a series of reports presenting the main results of a project to identify trends in continuing education and training in eight countries throughout Western Europe. The following reports are included: "Synthesis Report," by Hilary Steedman; "Belgium," by staff at the Office National de l'Emploi;…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Trends
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Melis, Africa – CEDEFOP Flash, 1990
A study of four European countries (France, United Kingdom, Italy, and Spain) was conducted to gather data on the business start-up process and its impact on the generation of jobs, small business start-up support programs, training and counseling programs, and characteristics of successful business starters. (The original aim of the study was to…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Economic Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Financial Support