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International handbook of education for the changing world of work : bridging academic and vocational education

Author: Rupert Maclean; David Wilson
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
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Covers the practice in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). This title presents TVET models from all over the world, reflections on the best and most innovative practice, and dozens of telling case studies. It also covers developments in research, policy and practice in TVET.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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International handbook of education for the changing world of work.
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2009
(OCoLC)171556317
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Maclean; David Wilson
ISBN: 9781402052811 1402052812
OCLC Number: 432711019
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 3037 pages)
Contents: Dedication to David N. Wilson List of Tables List of Figures List of ContributorsInformation on the UNEVOC International Library of Technical and Vocational Education and TrainingForeword (by Nicholas Burnett, ADG/Education, UNESCO Paris)Preface VOLUME 1PART I OVERVIEW Introduction (Rupert Maclean)The Pedagogical Roots of Technical Learning and Thinking (Ron Hansen) A Conceptual Framework for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Jay W. Rojewski) Towards Achieving TVET for All: The Role of UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Astrid Hollander and Naing Yee Mar) TVET Glossary: Some Key Terms (Jeanne MacKenzie and Rose-Anne Polvere) PART II THE CHANGING CONTEXT OF WORK AND EDUCATIONSection 1 Changing Workplace Requirements: Implication for Education(Margarita Pavlova and L. Efison Munjanganja)Overview: Changing Economic Environment and Workplace Requirements: Implications for Reengineering TVET for Prosperity (France Boutin, Chris Chinien, Lars Moratis and Peter van Baalen) The Right to a New Utopia: Adult Learning and the Changing World of Work in an Era of Global Capitalism (Budd L. Hall) Decent Work for All: From ILO Initiative to a Global Goal (Peter Poschen) Redefining Gender Roles in the Workforce (Karen F. Zuga) Anticipation of Skill Requirements: European Activities and Approaches (Manfred Tessaring) Redefining the Status of Occupations (Walter R. Heinz) Changing Work, Work Practice: Consequences for Vocational Education (Stephen Billett) Traditional and Transitional TVET Systems (Poonam Agrawal) Partnering to Meet the Needs of a Changing Workplace (LuAnn Hiniker and Robert A. Putnam) Bridging the Learning Divide: A Study into Adult Learning and Peer Mediation in the Workplace (David Johnson) Section 2 Education and Training in Informal Economies (Madhu Singh)Overview: Education and Training in the Informal Sector (Madhu Singh) Tinkering with the Tinker: Meeting Training Needs in the Informal Sector of Chad (Joshua A. Muskin) The Traditional Informal Apprenticeship System of West Africa as Preparation for Work (William Ahadzie) Initiatives to Link TVET to Self-employment in Ghana (Robert Palmer)Criteria for Training Policy in the Informal Sector: Demands and Challenges in Latin America (Enrique Pieck) Informal Learning at Work: The Case of Working Children in Egypt (Laila Iskandar) Informal Learning and Work: From Genealogy and Definitions to Contemporary Methods and Findings (Peter H. Sawchuk) New Learning Spaces in VET: The Contribution of Social Partnerships (Terri Seddon, Kathleen Fennessy and Kathleen Ferguson) Social and Cultural Aspects of Informal Sector Learning: Meeting the Goals of EFA (Madhu Singh) VOLUME 2PART III EDUCATION FOR THE WORLD OF WORK: NATIONAL AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVESection 3 Reforming National Systems of Vocational Education and Training (David Atchoarena and Peter Grootings)Overview: Changing National VET Systems Through Reforms (David Atchoarena and Peter Grootings) Latin America's Efforts in the Vocational Training of Young People
Responsibility: Rupert Maclean, David Wilson, editors.

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