Global perspectives on work-based learning initiatives


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Author: Talbot, Jon


The purpose of education has been debated in recent years, especially surrounding its curriculum and structure. In order to fully understand this discussion, the relationship between education and the labor market must be explored. This publication provides research on recent progress in selected countries across the globe in educational programs designed to better prepare students for the workforce through the use of work-related learning. While highlighting topics such as degree apprenticeships, integrated learning strategy, and economic development, this book presents current research...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Providers of education and training; Industry; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Education work relationship; Education industry relationship; Institutional role; Partnership in education and training; Work based learning; Internship; Pedagogics; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America; South Africa; Nigeria; Africa; Great Britain; Germany; Ireland; Netherlands; Europe; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania; Japan; Asia

Published: Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, 2019

Physical description: xxv, 344 p.

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ISBN: 9781522569770; 9781522569787 (online); 1522569774

ISSN: 2326-8905, 2326-8913 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Jon Talbot, editor

Resource type: Edited book

Document number: TD/TNC 134.479

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