- The effectiveness of labour market oriented training for the long-term
project aimed at developing a conceptual model
which could explain the effectiveness of labour market oriented training
for the long-term unemployed.
project encompassed the following major research activities:
of the existing training programmes for (long-term) unemployed in each
of the participating countries, including the classification of schemes
and initiatives based on dimensions;
development of the initial conceptual model (on the basis of a literature
model was not built, due to various reasons. In conclusion, research issues
in performing a comparative European project were discussed, including
an ‘explanatory oriented’ approach. (Brandsma, 1999, pp. 2-15, 103)
research involving multi-level analysis.
aspects of the applied methodology, including figures related to models
and classification, are described and discussed in the final report (Brandsma,