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El futur del treball

The futur of treball

Una preocupació creixent dels organismes internacionals Recentment s’han publicat varis informes d’organismes internacionals (OCDE, OIT, World Economic Forum)1...


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La formació professional a Espanya

Vocational training in Spain: Towards the knowledge society

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Se l’idea di fiare uno Stato aiuta un progetto di paese

If the idea of ​​a State fiare helps a program for the country

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Articulación territorial y sectorial de la formación para el empleo en España

Territorial and sectoral employment training in Spain

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La formació Professional a Espanya

Vocational training in Spain

Oriol Homs, author of the volume 25 Collection of Social Studies in the Social La Caixa, discussed in this video highlights, the transition process in our ...


Oriol Homs i Ferret (Barcelona, 1949), has worked as a sociologist with an international dimension scientific research from his time as a student member of the Institute of Labor Studies (IEL) d'ESADE. With other authors, he published his first book, result of research commissioned by the ILO 1966 the IEL on employee participation in company management, work which won the award in New Earth 1968.

His university education in Business (ESADE), sociology (University of Paris VIII and Universidad Complutense de Madrid) i dret (Universitat de Barcelona) gives a multidisciplinary perspective on the social life to which devote their teaching and research.

Research in Educational Sciences, University of Barcelona (1977-1981) specializes in the analysis of Formació professional and their relationship with labor market. Parallel dedicated to the teaching of Sociology, com a professor titular, at the School of Social Work associated with the University of Barcelona (1977-1986), expanding its scope of interest to social policies, especialment dedicades them to l 'employment and the desenvolupament site. During the 1983-1988 have the opportunity to implement their knowledge in these areas is responsible for the Labor Department of the City of Sant Pere de Ribes from which boosts several pioneering experiments in this field and organized one of the first international conference .

The 1989 founded the Center for European Initiatives and Research in the Mediterranean (CIREM) being its director until 2013, directing numerous applied studies of international dimension in Europe, as the Mediterranean and Latin America.

Teaches as a professor at various universities and gives numerous lectures. Participate in seminars and roundtables on topics of professional training and qualification, equal opportunities, employment and labor market, local development policies and social, tant to national nivell international com. Collaborates with international organizations such as CEDEFOP (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training) i the ETF (European Foundation for Formació per), with different DGs of the European Commission, and several state governments, regionals i locals, making it one of the leading specialists in the areas of training and employment.

Numerous studies in the world of work, education and social policy, on which he has published articles and studies. One of his recent publications is the study of the La Caixa Foundation "Vocational training in Spain. Towards a knowledge society " (2008).

He has been president of the Catalan Association of Sociology at the Institute of Catalan Studies (2004-2009), i membre of Studies Centre d'Opinió (CEO) of Catalonia and is director of the magazine i ocupació formació fear of "Tools".




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