International Perspectives on Workforce Education and Development

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Jay W. Rojewski
IAP, 2004 - Business & Economics - 313 pages
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Rojewski (occupational studies, University of Georgia) collects work on workforce education and development (WFED) systems, such as secondary and postsecondary vocational and technical education, career education, and literary programs, and their role in supporting both individual and national efforts to reap the benefits offered by globalization.
 

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Contents

THE ROLE OF GLOBALIZATION AND CONTEXT ON WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT
1
A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS
17
WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
43
WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS IN THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
67
VIETNAMS TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SECTOR
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WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST
121
FOCUS ON AFRICA Workforce Development and Education in the Sudan
143
WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN JAMAICA
165
WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
189
EXPLORING INVESTMENT IN CANADIAN WORKRELATED TRAINING A Provincial Case Study
215
COMPARING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS IN WESTERN EUROPE England and Finland
243
WORKFORCE EDUCATION IN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY
273
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
295
AUTHOR INDEX
303
SUBJECT INDEX
309
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Page xi - You have no choice but to operate in a world shaped by globalization and the information revolution.
Page xiv - The world has become an increasingly interwoven place, and today, whether you are a company or a country, your threats and opportunities increasingly derive from who you are connected to.
Page xiii - The globalization system is a bit different. It also has one overarching feature — integration. The world has become an increasingly interwoven place, and today, whether you are a company or a country, your threats and opportunities derive from who you are connected to.

About the author (2004)

JAY W. ROJEWSKI is a professor in the Department of Occupational Studies, University of Georgia. He has published widely in scholarly journals primarily on his work with career behavior, career development, and occupational choice of adolescents and young adults. He is the past editor of The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education and the Journal of Vocational Education Research. With his wife, Jacy, he is the proud parent of a four-year old daughter, Emily, who was adopted from Fuzhou China in 1997, and baby Claire who is waiting for the family in China.

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