Feb 13 2019

Workplace learning and work-related training

Based on the OECD survey PIAAC, several NIFU researchers have published articles in the latest special issue of International Journal of Lifelong Education about work-related training and workplace learning.

Liv Anne Støren, Elisabeth Hovdhaugen, Pål Børing, Dorothy Sutherland Olsen and Vibeke Opheim have contributed with several publications in the special issue Work-related training and workplace learning: Nordic perspectives and European comparisons. The articles are published in cooperation with researchers from the University of Stavanger and are mainly based on the OECD survey PIAAAC (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies).

The articles are available here:

Editorial: Work-related training and workplace learning: Nordic perspectives and European comparisons.

Training of various durations: Do we find the same social predictors as for training participation rates.

The developing field of workplace learning and the contribution of PIAAC.

Participation in adult education and training in countries with high and low participation rates: demand and barriers.

Country differences in numeracy skills: how do they vary by job characteristics and education levels?

Immigrants’ participation in non-formal job-related training.

For more information, contact
Liv Anne Støren, Research Professor, Studies in Higher Education
liv.storen@nifu.no
(+47) 917 81 002