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This Handbook provides a state-of –the art overview of the field of workplace learning from a global perspective. The authors are all well-placed theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners in this burgeoning field , which cuts across higher education, vocational education and training, post-compulsory secondary schooling, and lifelong education. The volume provides a broad–based, yet incisive analysis of the range of theory, research, and practical developments in workplace learning. The SAGE Handbook of Workplace Learning draws together a wide range of views, theoretical dispositions, and assertions and provides a leading-edge presentation by key writers and researchers with insight into the field and its current state.

Age Management in Organisations in the European Union
Age management in organisations in the European Union

Work force ageing is an issue of vital importance to all Member States of the European Union (EU). As the world's oldest region and in the absence of mass migration, it is recognised that future economic growth, competitiveness and efficiency will depend increasingly on how effectively employers can utilise their ageing work forces. This necessity is accepted at the highest level in the EU and figured prominently in the leaders’ summits in Lisbon (2000), Stockholm (2001) and Barcelona (2002). In Stockholm, an ambitious target was set to raise the employment rate among older workers classified as 50 years and over, from an EU average of 26.3 per cent in 2000 ...

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