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ERIC Number: ED019416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 17
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Reference Count: 0
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VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR AMERICAN YOUTH.
American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.
EDUCATION FOR LIVING AND EDUCATION FOR EARNING A LIVING MUST BE REGARDED AS INTEGRAL PARTS OF A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM FITTING AMERICAN YOUTH FOR THEIR FUTURE RESPONSIBILITIES. IN THIS COUNTRY, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SERVES TWO MAJOR FUNCTIONS--(1) IT PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL YOUTH TO ACQUIRE, ALONG WITH OR FOLLOWING A GENERAL EDUCATION, SOME TYPE OF SPECIFIC AND USEFUL OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING, AND (2) IT PROVIDES A VERY IMPORTANT CONTINUING PROGRAM OF TRAINING FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH AND ADULTS WHO WANT AND CAN PROFIT FROM EXTENDED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND UNDERSTANDINGS IN A CHOSEN OCCUPATION. THIS BOOKLET, CONCERNED ONLY WITH THE FIRST FUNCTION, BRIEFLY DESCRIBES THE PHILOSOPHY UNDERLYING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, POINTS OUT SOME OF THE ESSENTIAL FEATURES OF A SOUND VOCATIONAL PROGRAM, AND INDICATES THE CONTRIBUTIONS THIS SPECIFIC EDUCATION MAKES TO THE NATION'S SECURITY AND PROSPERITY. (SL)
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Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.
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