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ERIC Number: ED012755
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Dec
Pages: 41
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Reference Count: 0
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VOCATIONAL, TECHNICAL AND ADULT EDUCATION. REPORT OF MASTER PLAN COMMITTEE H.
SIMON, ERNEST J.; AND OTHERS
THE STUDY COMMITTEE PRESENTED ITS REPORT TO THE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR USE IN DEVELOPING A "MASTER PLAN" FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IN ILLINOIS. INCLUDED WERE--(1) CHARACTERISTICS OF ILLINOIS' UNEMPLOYED, (2) DATA ON HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS, (3) THE ROLE, NATURE, AND DEMAND FOR ADULT AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, (4) A RECOMMENDED PLAN FOR ADULT, TECHNICAL, AND SEMITECHNICAL EDUCATION, AND (5) CONDITIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN 2-YEAR COLLEGES. IT WAS PROJECTED THAT--(1) BY 1970, 58-MILLION PERSONS NOW AT WORK AND STILL EMPLOYED WILL NEED TRAINING TO KEEP PACE WITH NEW METHODS, NEW MATERIALS, AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES, (2) 26-MILLION YOUNG WORKERS STARTING TO WORK BETWEEN 1960 AND 1970 MUST MATCH THE NEEDS OF A CHANGING ECONOMY, AND (3) 3-MILLION WOMEN WHO WILL SWITCH FROM HOUSEWORK TO JOBS WILL NEED MARKETABLE SKILLS IN THE DECADE AHEAD. ILLINOIS SHOULD PROVIDE NEW, COLLEGE-LEVEL EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND PROGRAMS TO ENROLL APPROXIMATELY 13,900 FULL-TIME AND 13,200 PART-TIME STUDENTS AT THE TECHNICAL LEVEL (2 YEARS), AND 43,000 FULL-TIME AND 40,000 PART-TIME STUDENTS AT THE SEMITECHNICAL LEVEL (1 YEAR). (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Higher Education, Springfield.
Identifiers: ILLINOIS; Illinois (Springfield)