NECE

5.9.2011

Workshop 7

Learning Environment – Vocational Training

Participation in the employment market, the acquisition of basic skills, and access to professional further training constitute a special challenge for the low qualified. Lifelong learning must be made possible for educationally disadvantaged groups as well. Company-run and external further training programmes must be organised in such manner that they are professionally and pedagogically tailored to this group´s particular needs. How can the participation of educationally disadvantaged target groups in professional / company-run further training programmes be enhanced? And what opportunities are there for linking company-run and external professional training with citizenship education offerings? Brief expert talks will alternate with practice-based presentations during the workshop.

Input

Project Presentations

"VOICE" - Developing citizens. Innovative strategies for EDC with deprivileged students in vocational schools by using competencies orientated problem-based learning methodology.
presented by Elena A. Begant, Centre for Citizenship Education (Slovenia)
"14 plus"
presented by Oliver Steinke, Organisation for the Economic Development of Skilled Trades SMEs (LGH) in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)

Moderation:

Bryony Hoskins, University of Southampton (UK)

Rapporteur

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