NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED018634
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Dec
Pages: 152
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
THE ADMINISTRATION AND PLANNING OF VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN PENNSYLVANIA.
Pennsylvania State Board for Vocational Education, Harrisburg.
MAJOR FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF A STUDY OF CURRENT AND PROPOSED VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN THE STATE ARE SUMMARIZED. AREAS COVERED ARE (1) EMPLOYMENT TRENDS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN WHICH, ON THE BASIS OF THE ANALYSIS OF 12 MAJOR STATISTICAL AREAS AS TO POPULATION, URBAN AREAS, INDUSTRIAL AREAS, EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT VARIANCE BETWEEN AREAS WAS GREAT ENOUGH TO REQUIRE EDUCATIONAL PLANNING ONLY ON THE BASIS OF FURTHER LOCAL STUDY, (2) ORGANIZATION OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION WHICH RECOMMENDED THAT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION HAVE INDEPENDENT AUTHORITY OVER THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, THAT REORGANIZATION TAKE PLACE AND THAT STATE SERVICES BE EXPANDED, (3) PRESENT PROGRAMS AND PLANNING WHICH IDENTIFIED WEAKNESSES AND ISSUES IN THE STATEWIDE PROGRAM THAT NEED TO BE RESOLVED BY THE STATE BOARD, (4) PROPOSED EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION WHICH INCLUDED RECOMMENDATIONS ON SUCH PROBLEMS AS PROGRAM REVISION, REIMBURSEMENT PATTERNS, EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAMS, ENROLLMENT STANDARDS, AREA SCHOOLS, TECHNICAL INSTITUTES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, FEES, NEED DETERMINATION, AND ARTICULATION, (5) FISCAL POLICY AND LEGISLATION WHICH ANALYZED CURRENT FINANCING, ALLOCATION OF FUNDS, AND SALARY INEQUITIES AND RECOMMENDED LEGISLATION TO CORRECT THE PROBLEMS, (6) SUPERVISION, EVALUATION, AND CERTIFICATION WHICH MADE SPECIFIC SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, RESEARCH AND EVALUATION, TEACHER TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION, AND COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE, AND (7) EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS WHICH SUGGESTED METHODS FOR ADMINISTERING STANDARDS THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION AND THE STATE BOARD. (JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Board for Vocational Education, Harrisburg.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA