Comparative training and employment systems

description of the course

Main themes

Comparative analysis of the active population and of the structure of employment in terms of sectoral and regional distribution, qualifications, age structures, gender, activity rate, status and migrants.

Comparative analysis of basic training systems : links with education systems, school enrolment rates by level, types of flexibility and rigidity, modular and linear approaches, systems of transition and occupational aims, and linkage of networks.

Comparative analysis of systems of basic vocational training, continuing training, and re-training ; pedagogical choices, the degree of specialisation, an analysis of needs and specifications, actors, systems of funding, and freedoms and individual rights.

Comparative analysis of employment policies : management and administration of the labour market, measures for aiding employment, the distribution of work, job creation initiatives and funding them, the regulation of various statuses and kinds of employment, and migration policies.

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