TATSUTA Yoshihiro NIER, Department of Lifelong Learning Policies, Senior Researcher, 生涯学習政策研究部, 総括研究官 (50135646)
SASAI Hiromi NIER, Department of Lifelong Learning Policies, Senior Researcher, 生涯学習政策研究部, 総括研究官 (10271701)
SAWANO Yukiko NIER, Department of Lifelong Learning Policies, Senior Researcher, 生涯学習政策研究部, 総括研究官 (40280515)
SASAKI Takeshi NIER, Department of International Research and Cooperation, Senior Researcher, 国際研究協力部, 総括研究官 (90099804)
IWASAKI Kumiko NIER, Department of Lifelong Learning Policies, Senior Researcher, 生涯学習政策研究部, 総括研究官 (10259989)
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¥6,100,000 (Direct Cost: ¥6,100,000)
Fiscal Year 2003: ¥1,600,000 (Direct Cost: ¥1,600,000)
Fiscal Year 2002: ¥2,100,000 (Direct Cost: ¥2,100,000)
Fiscal Year 2001: ¥2,400,000 (Direct Cost: ¥2,400,000)
The aim of this study was to find out model cases of method and process of policy making, which is effective for the promotion of lifelong learning, by making investigation on good practices in Europe and Asia-Pacific regions in cooperation with three institutions ; UNESCO International Institute of Educational Planning (IIEP), Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) and Australian National Center for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER). During the teen of project, we held three international meetings for the review of research progress and discussion in Pans (March 2003), Tokyo (November 2003), and Seoul (June 2004), and conducted the followings:
1)International Comparison of Current Situation and Issues of Lifelong Learning Policy Making : Eleven countries were selected as model cases of implementing lifelong learning policies; France, U.K., Sweden and Norway from Europe, and Japan, South Korea, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia and Mexico from
Asia-Pacific region. We have made contact with specialists on lifelong learning in each country, by making use of network of UNESCO/IIEP, and made research on current situation of lifelong learning policy development.
2)Analysis of the Policy Development Process of Each Country : Analysis was made on the process of lifelong learning policy making in each country focusing on policy goals, innovation of learning system, legal arrangement, financing, programs, policy evaluation and collaborative organizations.
3)Identification of Effective Models for Promoting Lifelong Learning : From the above analysis, we have identified a) system of evaluating outcome of various learning (Australia, France, South Korea), b) system of financing lifelong learning (U.K., Sweden) and c) introduction of the concept of lifelong learning in order to reform whole education system (Norway, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Japan). Case studies were made to investigate the policy formation and mechanism of its implementation in each country, which are collected in the final report. Less