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Below you can find a selection of UNESCO publications that are relevant in the context of TVET. For the full catalogue, please use the UNESCO Digital library.

Author/s:  Maclean, Rupert; Wilson, David (Eds.)
Publisher/s:  Springer
Published:  2009 in Dordrecht, Netherlands
ISBN:  978-1-4020-5281-1
ULC:  UNEVOC Library Catalogue ID 3939

International Handbook of Education for the Changing World of Work: Volume 5

Bridging Academic and Vocational Learning

This 6-volume Handbook covers in detail all of the latest practice in technical and vocational education and training (TVET). Edited by two world-leading authorities on the subject, contributions have come from more than 200 international authors, making this a totally comprehensive text on the subject. The Handbook’s aim is to review the developments that have occurred in TVET and provide pointers to improvements in the field.



1. Participation in Formal Programmes of Learning and Skills Development (Rupert Maclean and Hendrik van der Pol)

1. Overview: Participation in Formal Programmes of Learning and Skills Development (Natalia Matveeva and Joachim Lapp)

2. Access to TVET for All: An Essential Basis for Education for All (Phillip Hughes)

3. The Challenges of TVET Global Monitoring (Manuel Cardoso)

4. Making Global Classifications of Types and Levels of TVET (Andy Green, John Preston and Moses O. Oketch)

5. Trends and Issues in TVET across the Globe (Moses O. Oketch, Andy Green and John Preston)

6. Statistical Overview of TVET across Educational Levels (Manuel Cardoso)

7. The Ethics of TVET Policy and Practice: Issues of Access and Quality (Richard G. Bagnall)

8. Special Needs Education and TVET: The Perspective from the United States (Michael W. Harvey)

1. Education for the Changing Demands of Youth Employment (Karen Plane)

1. Overview: TVET for Youth (Karen Plane)

2. Skills Shortages, Over-education, and Unemployed Youth: An International Dilemma (Kenneth Gray and Sang Hoon Bae)

3. New Directions for High-School Career and Technical Education in the United States (Richard L. Lynch)

4. Occupations in Demand/Youth Employment (Antoaneta Voikova)

5. Pathways and Transitions from School to Work: Australian Experiences (Annette Gough)

6. School/Workplace Partnerships: A Case Study of Four Vocational Studies Programmes (Marcelle Hardy and Louise Ménard)

7. Vocationalized Secondary Education (Jon Lauglo)

8. Vocational Guidance and Career Counselling in the European Union: Origins and Recent Trends (Frederic J. Company)

9. ‘White-Collar’ Work or a ‘Technical’ Career? The Ambitions of Fiji Final-year School Students (Pam Nilan, Paula Cavu, Isimeli W. Tagicakiverata and Emily Hazelman)

10. 14-16 Year Olds Taking Vocational Courses in English Colleges: A Dumping Ground for the Disengaged or a Real Alternative? (Norman Lucas)

11. Reconciling the Competing Policy Platforms in TVET? Promulgating ‘the 6 Es plus Education’ for Youth through Social Partnerships (Karen Plane)

Section 14 The Skills Debate in an Ageing Society (Tom Karmel and Rupert Maclean)

1. Overview: TVET in an Ageing Society (Tom Karmel and Rupert Maclean)

2. Policy Framework on the Retraining for Reskilling of Older Workers through Specialized TVET Programmess (Theodora J. Tesoro Gayondato and Myong Hee Kim)

3. Reskilling for All? The Changing Role of TVET in the Ageing Societies of Developing Countries (Margarita Pavlova and Rupert Maclean)

4. The Changing Context of TVET for the Workforce in India (Jagmohan Singh Rajput)

5. The Reform of the TVET System in the Republic of Korea for an Ageing Society (Hong-Geun Chang)

6. Will We Run Out of Young Men? Implications of the Ageing of the Population for the Trades in Australia (Tom Karmel and Koon Ong)

7. The Ageing Labour Force and the Retraining of Workers in the Republic of Korea (Jihee Choi)

8. Technical Entrepreneurship Development for the Aged (Man-Gon Park and Suresh Kumar Dhameja)

9. The Ageing TVET Workforce in Australia: Issues and Challenges (Hugh Guthrie and Phil Loveder)

10. Working and Lifelong Learning Among Older Workers (45+) in Japan: Implications for TVET (Toshio Ohsako)

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