Monday, 24 February 2014 00:00

Regional environment and vocational training. Cases of Aragón, Asturias, Catalonia, Madrid, Navarra and the Basque Country

Original title: Entorno regional y formación profesional. Los casos de Aragón, Asturias, Catalunya, Madrid, Navarra y País Vasco
Authors: Mikel Olazaran, Ignasi Brunet
Editorial: Publicacions URV / EHU

Vocational training is a pillar, not sufficiently recognized, of the economic and social development as well as being a central agent in stimulating business innovation capacity and improving productivity. Therefore it is important to consider the role of interim workers in the innovation processes of industrial SMEs .

The main questions to be answered in this book are:

• How training centers and companies interact, and what is the scope of the various types of relationship?

• To what extent VET institutions perform activities such as continuing education and support for innovation? What potential and difficulties exist in this regard ?

• And in general, how the locale affects the configuration of the vocational training system and the relationship between this and the companies?

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