Publié le 1 juin 2008

Continuing training at European firms : The first steps towards homogenization

Agnès Checcaglini , Isabelle Marion

  • Training and Employment n°80
  • juin 2008

ENTREPRISE, FORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE, FORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE EN ENTREPRISE, UNION EUROPEENNE, COMPARAISON INTERNATIONALE, EUROPE

Vocational training at the workplace during working hours is an essential aspect of lifelong learning, which has been adopted as a priority in European development policy. However, the continuing vocational training uptake rates vary considerably from one country to another. Considerable differences also exist depending on the size of firms. Beyond these cleavages, firms' continuing vocational training practices seem to be at least becoming more homogeneous although they are not yet quite converging.

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