Education and labour markets

CCRD06 Elective 6 ECTS
Period 3 weeks -
Instructor Anna Guðrún Edvardsdóttir
Semester

Námskeiðslýsing

We explore the characteristics and constraints on labour markets and education policy in remote regions. Furthermore, we analyse how education policy serves the local labour market and the local population and explore tensions between the two missions.

Hæfniviðmið

Upon completion of this course, students

  • will be able to explain the characteristics and constraints on labour markets and education policy in remote regions.
  • will be able to critically examine how education policy in remote regions serves the labour market.
  • will have demonstrated skills in participating in and facilitating group discussions as well as crafting and delivering effective presentations.
  • will be able to develop a small scale research project proposing a solution or an improvement to an existing regional development scenario.

Námsmat

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