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Midtsundstad, Tove – European Journal of Education, 2019
Because of rising life expectancy and declining birth rates, reducing early retirement and prolonging employees' working lives have become major goals on social policy agendas. In this context, ensuring the adaptability and employability of the existing workforce has become an important issue. The aim of this article is to conduct a review of the…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Public Policy, Retirement, Labor Force
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Vukasovic, Martina; Birkholz, Julie; Brankovic, Jelena – European Journal of Education, 2019
While the European Parliament is increasingly involved in EU governance, its role in policy developments in domains of strategic importance for the EU has not been the focus of many studies. In this article, we analyse a new digital dataset containing more than 10,000 speeches delivered in the European Parliament plenary between 1999 and 2014 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Government (Administrative Body)
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Amorim, José Pedro – European Journal of Education, 2018
Increasing mature students' access to higher education (HE) is a worldwide priority. In Portugal, the 23+ policy which was launched ten years ago opened HE to these students. A critical analysis of eight years' data on the universe of mature candidates in HE in Portugal shows that this "opening" varies in inverse ratio to the social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Access to Education, Higher Education
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Casas, Ferran; González-Carrasco, Mònica; Luna, Xevi – European Journal of Education, 2018
This article explores the relationship between children's knowledge and perceptions about their rights and subjective well-being (SWB) in a sample of 8-, 10- and 12-year-olds in 18 countries, taking account of gender differences. Children's knowledge and perceptions about their rights were analysed considering whether they reported that they knew…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Well Being, Gender Differences, Life Satisfaction
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Bartlett, Will; Pagliarello, Marina Cino – European Journal of Education, 2016
For the last decade, the Western Balkan countries have sought to modernise their vocational education and training (VET) systems, adapting them to the needs of their emerging market economies. Within the framework of the EU accession process, the policy agenda for VET policies has been strongly influenced by a range of international and domestic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agenda Setting, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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Urban, Mathias – European Journal of Education, 2015
In this article, I offer a critical enquiry into the landscape of European and international policy approaches and strategies towards young children, their families and communities in a rapidly changing global context. Early childhood has attracted unprecedented attention among policy makers and international bodies in the last two decades. The…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Young Children, Social Change, Early Childhood Education
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Troelsen, Rie; Laursen, Per F. – European Journal of Education, 2014
National cultures are known to influence educational institutions and practices in many ways. It therefore seems reasonable to assume that drop-out from university is also influenced by differences in national cultures. In this article, we compare drop-out from Danish universities with drop-out from European universities. Based on Danish national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Dropouts, Dropout Research
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Desjardins, Richard; Rubenson, Kjell – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article focuses on evidence regarding cross-national patterns of participation in adult education and an interpretation of these patterns from an institutional and public policy perspective. The interpretation follows from the perspective that sustaining high and widely distributed levels of investment in the development and maintenance of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Coordination
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De Witte, Kristof; Nicaise, Ides; Lavrijsen, Jeroen; Van Landeghem, Georges; Lamote, Carl; Van Damme, Jan – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article presents a comparative analysis of the determinants of early school leaving (ESL) at the country level. We decompose ESL rates into two components: a "primary" rate reflecting unqualified school leaving from initial education, and a second component accounting for early school leavers who participate in training programmes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Comparative Analysis, Dropout Rate
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Murray, Colette – European Journal of Education, 2012
This article discusses recent policy developments in Europe regarding Roma and Traveller integration and Early Childhood Provision. After a long history of oppression, Roma issues have recently become prominent on the EU policy agenda. The article discusses how these relate to developments in other areas of policy: the European children's rights…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Social Justice, Social Isolation, Preschool Education
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Moss, Peter – European Journal of Education, 2012
Parental leave and early childhood education and care (ECEC) are two policies widely proposed and implemented to support working parents with young children. This article examines entitlement to leave and ECEC in 25 European countries, including 22 EU Member and Accession States, and the relationship between them, in particular to what degree…
Descriptors: Caring, Foreign Countries, Employed Parents, Early Childhood Education
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Van Laere, Katrien; Peeters, Jan; Vandenbroeck, Michel – European Journal of Education, 2012
International reports on early childhood education and care tend to attach increasing importance to workforce profiles. Yet a study of 15 European countries reveals that large numbers of (assistant) staff remain invisible in most international reports. As part of the CoRe project (Competence Requirements in Early Childhood Education and Care) we…
Descriptors: Profiles, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Expertise
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Lazzari, Arianna – European Journal of Education, 2012
According to the findings of a recent European study on competence requirement for the early childhood education and care workforce, competent systems that succeed in achieving high levels of professionalism are embedded in coherent public policies that build on consultation with key stakeholders, particularly at local level. In order to flourish,…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Young Children
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Veiga, Amelia – European Journal of Education, 2012
Government policies are central factors shaping the environment of higher education institutions. European governments have included in their higher education political strategies the principal goal of implementing the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The perceptions that key actors of higher education institutions (HEIs) have about…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Public Policy, International Cooperation
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Nicaise, Ides – European Journal of Education, 2012
Whereas in 2000 the EU had heralded the knowledge-based society with as its motto "with more and better jobs and stronger social cohesion", the past decade has led to greater inequality and (at best) a status-quo in poverty. EU2020 seems to acknowledge this failure and aims to reconnect social inclusion with the knowledge-based strategy.…
Descriptors: Poverty, Foreign Countries, Social Integration, Social Differences
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