Presentation on theme: "Www.fas.forskning.se The Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research initiates and supports basic and applied research with a view to improving."— Presentation transcript:
The Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research initiates and supports basic and applied research with a view to improving our knowledge about working life, public health and welfare.
The Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS) Working life and labour market issues Welfare and social policy Public health and quality of life Research budget of around MSEK 300 also work researchwww.vinnova.se National Institute of Working Life source of info learning networkwww.larena.se ERA-Net on workwww.workinnet.org
Conceptions of good work EU -quality of work&more&better jobs ILO and decent work Swedish Good Work Conception Howard Gardner and Good Work Karasek&Theorell model Antonovsky – sense of coherence Studs Terkel and working cultures Sustanainable work systems&health Healthy work places &healthy corporations
Good work at risk……. End of work or just end of good work? High level of long-term sick leave Work-intensification&stress High level of temporary job-contracts Traditional occupational hazards Gender gaps&work life balance Coping deficit&learning environments Downsizing and replacement Flexibility as risk and challenge
New policies for lifelong learning Lifelong learning as buzzword Education, education, education.. 50%-objective on higher ed. transition Formal education from 5 to 25 plus Career gap&worklife balance at risk Flexibility and learning centres Validation, RPL and skills portfolios Surf-learning or surface learning Risk of overeducation
Signs of underlearning at work Social bias of in-service training Less time for reflection&rethinking Constraints of action&influence No culture for knowledge utilisation Mismatch skills&requirements Attitudinal barriers&discrimination Traditional work organisation Weak wage incentives for learning
Future challenges for good work and good learning New strategies for learning at work Alliances between social partners Focus on learning incentives New models for validation&RPL Career systems and support models Learning agreements Learning accounts Continuous skill development Sustainable work systems