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Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2017
European policy-making in vocational education and training (VET) needs to be supported by sound evidence. In this report, Cedefop has selected 36 indicators to quantify key aspects of VET and lifelong learning. The selection is based on their policy relevance and their importance in achieving the Europe 2020 objectives. The report accounts for…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technical Education, Educational Quality, Lifelong Learning
Healy, Joshua; Mavromaras, Kostas; Sloane, Peter J. – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
Although skill shortages are often portrayed as a significant problem for the Australian economy, there is surprisingly little evidence about their prevalence, causes and consequences. It is difficult to find robust evidence about where skill shortages occur, why they occur, what businesses try to do about them and whether their responses are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics, Longitudinal Studies, Data Analysis
Doyle, Leonie; Kurth, Brian; Kerr, Ella – 2000
The rise of the office economy and its impact on vocational education and training (VET) in Australia were examined by replicating the methodology used in Carnevale and Rose's U.S. study on the impact of the new office economy. Both studies took a functional approach to analyzing economic activities and the work force and focused primarily on…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Development, Career Ladders, Colleges
Medrich, Elliott A.; And Others – 1994
This report examines data and data quality on vocational education and training available from the seven highly developed countries that make up the G-7: Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Following an introduction, chapter 2 describes the nature of vocational education and training opportunities at…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries
Hampson, Michael N.; McCracken, J. David – 1976
A study was conducted to identify the skills which are performed and essential for success in seven animal production and management (small animal care) occupations: animal health assistant, laboratory animal assistant, kennel worker, dog groomer, pet shop worker, stable worker, and zoo keeper. Specific objectives were (1) to develop and validate…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Animal Caretakers, Animal Husbandry