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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. www.fas.forskning.se. The Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS) .

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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.

www.fas.forskning.se


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

  • www.vinnova.se also work research

  • National Institute of Working Life www.niwl.se source of info

  • www.larena.se learning network

  • www.workinnet.org ERA-Net on work


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


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