This article analyses aspects of the interaction between labour - market dynamics, education and lifelong - learning policies, by examining the principal changes in the ec onomic system and in the strategic role of education in today’s knowledge society, in relation to critical global - scenario issues, like the labour market and the expansion of the jobless growth paradigm. In particular, some of the issues concerning the sit uation the labour market in European Mediterranean countries is obliged to face will be addressed and a number of possible solutions (designed to overcome the employment crisis and involving a relaunch of strategic industrial, innovation, education, traini ng and jobs policies) proposed. Finally, a feasible pathway towards the determination of a new, socially - inclusive policy will also be presented.
Cocozza, A. (2014). Labour Market, Education and Lifelong Guidance in the European Mediterranean Countries. ITALIAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, 6(3), 244-269.