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ERIC Number: ED018617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 28
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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WE SHALL NOT REST, REPORT ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION IN THE SOUTH, BASED ON DISCUSSIONS AT THE SOUTHWIDE CONFERENCE ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION (ATLANTA, GA., APRIL 5-6, 1967).
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, GA.
THE DISCUSSIONS, PRESENTATIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF 125 BUSINESS EXECUTIVES, EDUCATORS, AND GOVERNMENTAL REPRESENTATIVES AT A CONFERENCE CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION AND ITS IMPORTANCE TO THE SOUTH ARE SUMMARIZED. THE AREAS DISCUSSED ARE--(1) THE NEED FOR EDUCATION TO SUPPLY A WIDE SPECTRUM OF OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS TO ACQUIRE IMPORTANT SKILLS WHICH ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE LEARNED IN A TRADITIONAL 4-YEAR COLLEGE COURSE, (2) THE IMAGE AND STATUS OF OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION AND ITS IMPROVMENT BY PROVIDING QUALITY IN TECHNIQUES, EQUIPMENT, INSTRUCTION, STUDENTS, AND EMPLOYEES, (3) THE EDUCATIONAL REALITY OF WHAT HAPPENS TO THE NATION'S 80 PERCENT WHO DO NOT COMPLETE COLLEGE, (4) COMMUNICATION AND COOPERATION BETWEEN EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY TO PLAN CURRICULUMS, FORECAST SKILL NEEDS, CREATE DESIRABLE CONDITIONS FOR LEARNING, AND PURCHASE APPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT, AS WELL AS TO DEVELOP HEALTHY ATTITUDES, RESPONSIBILITY, LOYALTY, AND AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE ECONOMIC SYSTEM, AND (5) ACCREDITATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO PROVIDE AN ASSOCIATION OF INSTITUTIONS AND PROGRAMS DEDICATED TO OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, LINKED THROUGH COMMON REALISTIC STANDARDS DEVELOPED BY THEMSELVES WITH BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: United States (South)