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close this bookThe Transition of Youth from School to Work: Issues and Policies (IIEP, 2000, 188 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsChapter I. From initial education to working life: making transition work by Marianne Durand-Drouhin and Richard Sweet
Open this folder and view contentsChapter II. Training unemployed youth in Latin America: same old sad story? by Claudio de Moura Castro and Aimée Verdisco
Open this folder and view contentsChapter III. Transition from school to work in Korea: reforms to establish a new pathway structure across education and the labour market by Kioh Jeong
Open this folder and view contentsChapter IV. The integration of youth into the informal sector: the Kenyan experience by Ahmed K. Ferej
Open this folder and view contentsChapter V. Youth and work in South Africa: issues, experiences and ideas from a young democracy by Adrienne Bird
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The International Institute for Educational Planning

The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) is an international centre for advanced training and research in the field of educational planning. It was established by UNESCO in 1963 and is financed by UNESCO and by voluntary contributions from Member States. In recent years the following Member States have provided voluntary contributions to the Institute: Denmark, Germany, Iceland, India, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Venezuela.

The Institute's aim is to contribute to the development of education throughout the world, by expanding both knowledge and the supply of competent professionals in the field of educational planning. In this endeavour the Institute co-operates with interested training and research organizations in Member States. The Governing Board of the IIEP, which approves the Institute's programme and budget, consists of a maximum of eight elected members and four members designated by the United Nations Organization and certain of its specialized agencies and institutes.


Dato'Asiah bt. Abu Samah (Malaysia)
Director, Lang Education, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Designated Members:

Eduardo A. Doryan
Vice-President, Human Development Network (HDN), The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA.

Carlos Fortin
Deputy to the Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva, Switzerland.

Miriam J. Hirschfeld
Special Adviser, Social Change and Mental Health, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland.

Jeggan Senghor
Director, African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP), Dakar, Senegal.

Elected Members:

Josoaquin Brunner (Chile)
Director Education Programme, Fundacihile, Santiago, Chile.

Klaus H/I> (Germany)
Professor, Freie UniversitBerlin, Berlin, Germany.

Fa Kefi (Tunisia)
Minister of the Environment, Ariana, Tunisia.

Tamas Kozma (Hungary)
Director-General, Hungarian Institute for Educational Research, Budapest, Hungary.

Teboho Moja (South Africa)
Visiting Professor, New York University, New York, USA.

Teiichi Sato (Japan)
Vice-Minister of Education, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Tokyo, Japan.

Michel Vernis (France)
Professor, University of Paris I, Panth-Sorbonne, Paris, France.

Inquiries about the Institute should be addressed to:
The Office of the Director, International Institute for Educational Planning,
7-9 rue Eug-Delacroix, 75116 Paris, France.