Skills strategies for an inclusive society: the role of the state, the enterprise and the worker

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Author: Sung, Johnny; Ramos, Catherine R.


This book explores policy options for a more inclusive society where skills, education and training of the workforce may have a greater role in enabling workers in achieving a larger share of economic growth. It compiles new ideas and fresh perspectives on how the skills policy in Singapore can be strengthened in order to advance and promote an inclusive society. Edited excerpts from publication and publisher's website. The chapters are: Introduction / Johnny Sung and Catherine R Ramos; Flexicurity and lifelong learning: the Swedish Experience / Dominique Anxo; Skill formation and the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Equity; Skills and knowledge; Lifelong learning; Globalisation; Governance

Keywords: Social inclusion; Educational policy; Social mobility; Skill development; Education and training system

Geographic subjects: Singapore; Sweden; Asia; Europe; Finland; Germany; Japan; United States; North America

Published: Singapore: Institute for Adult Learning, 2014

Physical description: 158 p.

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ISBN: 9789810756031

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Johnny Sung, Catherine R. Ramos

Resource type: Book

Rights: All rights reserved. This book, or parts thereof, may not be reproduced in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or any information storage and retrieval system now known or to be invented, without written permission from the publisher.

Call number: TD/TNC 118.419

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