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ERIC Number: ED018657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 41
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Reference Count: 0
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CHANGING THE CONTEXTS IN WHICH OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION TAKES PLACE.
PIERCE, WENDELL H.
PROPOSALS FOR CONSIDERATION BY EACH OF THE 50 STATES ARE PRESENTED IN THE REPORT BY THE TASK FORCE ON VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION. A BRIEF STATEMENT OF COMMITTEE BELIEFS AND OBSERVATIONS PRECEDES THE PROPOSALS THAT (1) A HUMAN RESOURCES COUNCIL CONSISTING OF HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND LAY CITIZENS BE ESTABLISHED IN EACH STATE TO DEVELOP LONG-RANGE GOALS FOR ADDING THE COMMUNITY CONTEXT FOR EDUCATION TO THE PRESENT "SCHOOL" CONTEXT AND TO ESTABLISH AND COORDINATE THE WORK OF STATE-LEVEL COMMISSIONS DESIGNED TO BRING CONTEXTUAL REFORM TO THE EDUCATIONAL AREAS, (2) AN OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION COMMISSION BE ESTABLISHED IN EACH STATE WITH COUNTERPARTS IN LOCAL COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCILS TO PROVIDE LEADERSHIP AND STIMULATE DEVELOPMENT OF VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN COOPERATION WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES COUNCIL, (3) A MANPOWER COORDINATING COMMITTEE BE ESTABLISHED IN EACH STATE TO EFFECT MAXIMUM SYSTEM-COST EFFECTIVENESS IN UTILIZING JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS, (4) EACH STATE CONSIDER ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE FOR OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO HELP BUILD THE STATE'S INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT THROUGH NEW OR EXPANDED INDUSTRIES, AND (5) REGIONAL LEARNING CENTERS BE ESTABLISHED IN EACH STATE TO PROVIDE LEADERSHIP FOR DEVELOPING BROAD INTERDISCIPLINARY CURRICULUMS GEARED TO THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIAL NEEDS AND THE RESOURCES OF THE REGION. THE APPENDIXES, THE MAJOR PART OF THE DOCUMENT, INCLUDE THE PROPOSALS IN DETAIL AND INFORMATION ON THE INITIAL TARGET POPULATION AND APPROACHES FOR STATE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROPOSALS. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
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