Author: Commission of the European Communities. Task Force Human Resources, Education, Training, and Youth
Category: Career education
This document contains a summary of the European Community (EC) Task Force for Human Resources, Education, Training and Youth's reactions to a 1991 memorandum on vocational training in the EC in the 1990s. The memorandum was issued by the Commission of the European Communities to initiate broad debate within and among EC member nations. A third-party analysis of EC members' responses to the memorandum is also provided. Included in the summary of task force observations are the following: summary of the process of discussing/debating the memorandum within and among the individual EC member nations, discussion of fundamental themes emerging from the debate, list of points of consensus among individual EC members, and possible courses of action emerging from the debate. The report of the third-party analysis, which constitutes the majority of the document, explains the method used to conduct the analysis and identifies issues in vocational training and EC members' procedures regarding anticipating needs, responding to new needs, planning/delivering initial and continuing training, assuming responsibility for vocational training at the national level, providing access, and meeting expectations. Appended are a list of the documents examined and the analytical grid of national contributions that was used to conduct the analysis. (MN)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-14 - Publisher: OECD Publishing
Adult learning systems play a crucial role in helping people adapt to the changing world of work and develop relevant skills. Community Education and Training has been brought forward as a possible way to foster adult learning in South Africa, especially among disadvantaged groups. South Africa ...