- Group Training Companies and the Inter-firm Provision of Training in Australia. Cooney, Richard // Labour & Industry;Aug2003, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p59
This paper examines the significance of the inter-firm provision of entry-level vocational education and training in Australia by studying a key group of interfirm providers, namely, group training companies. The nature of group training schemes is discussed with reference to two case studies,...
- Broader approach to education strategy is needed for Britain. Eglin, Roger // Management Today;May94, p14
Focuses on the need for British industry workers to be educated. Skills deficiency of workers; Comparison of performance levels with Europeans; Need for availability of vocational education.
- American Workforce Lacks Basic Skills. // Society;May/Jun91, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p3
This article highlights a 1991 report released by the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) which found that most of the workforce in the U.S. are not well-trained, when measured by international standards. The report paints a dismal picture of vocational training in the U.S. The prevailing...
- New regional agencies cast shadow over future of Tecs. Welch, Jilly // People Management;5/28/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p10
Presents information on the regional development agencies (RDAs), a central role in determining the skills and training needs of employees. Tec National Council network's role in developing employees' skills.
- SOURCES OF TRAINING AND THEIR IMPACT ON WAGES. Veum, Jonathan R. // ILR Review;Jul95, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p812
Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth from 1986 to 1990, the author investigates the wage impact of various sources of training-among them, company training programs, apprenticeships, business schools, vocational and technical institutes, correspondence courses, and seminars...
- Vocational Education And Industrial Training: Partners In The World Of Work. Arnold, Walter M. // Training Directors Journal / ASTD;Jun65, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p4
Reports on the efforts of training directors and vocational educators to eliminate undereducation and develop training skills. Establishment of total balanced program of vocational and technical education; Challenge faced by vocational educators; Implementation of programs in various countries.
- Increasing role of work-based vocational programmes in Latvia. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;11/24/2014, Issue 129, p9
The article focuses on a pilot project launched by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science contingent on work-based learning in the vocational education system and mentions the objective of the project to increase the empirical training in companies for desirable learning process.
- INDUSTRIAL TRAINING IN CHINA. Sredl, Henry J. // Training & Development Journal;Aug80, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p52
Discusses the planned, systematic implementation of training programs in China. China's industrial history; Ramifications of the modernization of science and technology, industry, agriculture and national defense; Importance of vocational education and guidance; Government agencies that...
- Washington Report. Magill, Samuel B. // Training & Development Journal;Jan1967, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p50
Reports on manpower policy and programs in France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Sweden and West Germany. Operation of training centers in France; Adult vocational training in the Netherlands; Provisions of Great Britain's Industrial Training Act of 1964; On-the-job training in West Germany.