Education and the world of work: a study prepared for the International Bureau of Education


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Author: Carton, Michel


The 38th session of the International Conference on Education took the subject of young people’s training for productive work as its special theme. This publication documents the discussion of the concepts of work and of training for work through different epochs and across various cultural, political and economic contexts. The chapters are as follows: Part one, ‘Work and society’, contains: Socio-economic dimensions; A work crisis?; The prospects; Part two, ‘Work and training policies’, contains: Trades and apprenticeship in Europe up to the age of manufacturing; Wage earners and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Lifelong learning; Industry; Skills and knowledge; Policy; Labour market; Vocational education and training; Employment; Culture and society; Management

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Educational policy; Entry into working life; Education work relationship; Training policy; Labour force; Further training; Training employment relationship; Planning of education and training; History

Published: Paris, France: UNESCO, 1984

Physical description: 237 p.

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ISBN: 9231022202

Statement of responsibility: Michel Carton

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 87.1462

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