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ERIC Number: ED014619
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 90
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VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, THE BRIDGE BETWEEN MAN AND HIS WORK. PUBLICATION 1, HIGHLIGHTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE GENERAL REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, 1968.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
ISSUES AND PROBLEMS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF CHANGING SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS ARE SUCCINCTLY PRESENTED IN THIS SPECIAL REPORT CONDENSED FROM THAT REQUIRED BY THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ACT OF 1963--"VOCATIONAL EDUCATION--THE BRIDGE BETWEEN MAN AND HIS WORK, PUBLICATION 2." THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND LIMITATIONS OF THE ACT WHICH ARE DISCUSSED SUGGEST SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS IN THE STATUS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. SECTION I OF THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE CHANGING SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT WHICH HAS ELEVATED FORMAL PREPARATION FOR EMPLOYMENT TO A CRITICAL LEVEL IN PUBLIC POLICY. SECTION II REVIEWS THE BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES OF THE 1963 ACT AND EVALUATES THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND SHORTCOMINGS ENCOUNTERED IN PURSUING THOSE OBJECTIVES. SECTION III DESCRIBES THE CURRENT STATUS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. SECTION IV SETS FORTH SOME BASIC CONCEPTS FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION UNDER CURRENT AND EMERGING CONDITIONS, AND SECTION V DESCRIBES A "UNIFIED" SYSTEM OF EDUCATION FOR EMPLOYMENT BASED ON THESE CONCEPTS. SECTION VI CONTAINS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN THE 1963 ACT AND FOR ADMINISTRATION OF NEW AND CHANGING CONCEPTS OF EDUCATION FOR EMPLOYMENT. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Vocational Education Act 1963