Book 2009

International Handbook of Education for the Changing World of Work

Bridging Academic and Vocational Learning


ISBN: 978-1-4020-5280-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-5281-1 (Online)

Table of contents (193 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-CXXXV

  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 3-3

    2. Chapter

      Pages 5-18

      The Pedagogical Roots of Technical Learning and Thinking

    3. Chapter

      Pages 19-39

      A Conceptual Framework for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

    4. Chapter

      Pages 41-57

      Towards Achieving TVET for All: The Role of the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training

    5. Chapter

      Pages 59-76

      TVET Glossary: Some Key Terms

  3. The Changing Context of Work and Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-79

    2. Changing Workplace Requirements: Implication for Education

      1. Chapter

        Pages 81-96

        Overview: Changing Economic Environment and Workplace Requirements: Implications for Re-Engineering TVET for Prosperity

      2. Chapter

        Pages 97-110

        The Right to a New Utopia: Adult Learning and the Changing World of Work in an Era of Global Capitalism

      3. Chapter

        Pages 111-128

        Decent Work for All: From ILO Initiative to a Global Goal

      4. Chapter

        Pages 129-145

        Redefining Gender Roles in the Workforce

      5. Chapter

        Pages 147-160

        Anticipation of Skill Requirements: European Activities and Approaches1

      6. Chapter

        Pages 161-173

        Redefining the Status of Occupations

      7. Chapter

        Pages 175-187

        Changing Work, Work Practice: The Consequences for Vocational Education

      8. Chapter

        Pages 188-202

        Traditional and Transitional TVET Systems

      9. Chapter

        Pages 203-217

        Partnering to Meet the Needs of a Changing Workplace

      10. Chapter

        Pages 219-232

        Bridging the Learning Divide: A Study into Adult Learning and Peer Mediation in the Workplace

      Education and Training in Informal Economies

      1. Chapter

        Pages 235-243

        Overview: Education and Training in the Informal Sector

      2. Chapter

        Pages 245-260

        Tinkering with the Tinker: Meeting Training Needs in the Informal Sector of Chad

      3. Chapter

        Pages 261-275

        The Traditional Informal Apprenticeship System of West Africa as Preparation for Work

      4. Chapter

        Pages 277-289

        Initiatives to Link TVET to Self-Employment in Ghana

      5. Chapter

        Pages 291-305

        Criteria for Training Policy in the Informal Sector: Demands and Challenges in Latin America

      6. Chapter

        Pages 307-318

        Informal Learning at Work: The Case of Working Children in Egypt

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