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Norqvist, Lars; Leffler, Eva – International Review of Education, 2017
This article offers insights into the practices of a non-formal education programme for youth provided by the European Union (EU). It takes a qualitative approach and is based on a case study of the European Voluntary Service (EVS). Data were collected during individual and focus group interviews with learners (the EVS volunteers), decision takers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Educational Practices, Youth
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van de Werfhorst, Herman G. – International Review of Education, 2014
Changing labour markets, increased calls for selection and excellence, and increased diversity and individualisation have repercussions on how educational systems can prepare youth for work, optimise knowledge production, achieve equality of opportunity, and socialise students into active civic engagement. This paper discusses four central tasks…
Descriptors: Social Change, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship
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Braaksma, J.; Heinink, A. L. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Examines educational support agencies in Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, and England and Wales. Argues that a relationship exists between the organization and the functioning of a country's educational support services, such as curriculum development and school counseling, and the tradition of the education system as expressed in the authority…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Counseling, Educational Development