The project was an Equal project, where unemployed adults participated in VET courses at secondary school level (2002-2005).
The People project has been very successful to get adult unemployed in the region of the Swedish municipality Söderhamn a job by a way of personal qualification but also create a foundation for lifelong learning.
A pedagogical idea emerged from empirical findings
It has a reversed perspective of traditional VET, i.e. to organise the programmes in such a way that the students’ work place experiences guide when the theoretical school subjects are supposed to enter.
VOCATIONAL CULTURE VOCATIONAL PRACTICE VOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE BASIC SKILLS GENERIC SKILLS SPECIFIC SKILLS LIFELONG LEARNING REAL COMPE- TENCE. + FORMAL; NON- FORMAL & INFORMAL COMPETEN- CE. Key Qualifications School Practice (Culture) Working life (Culture) [email_address]
Sequential, Pedagogical Parallel, School based incitement vocational based qualification goal production exchange value use supply drive demand explicit learning implicit standardised programme tailored algorithm acting heuristics predictable learning unpredictable environment