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ERIC Number: ED019443
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 53
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Reference Count: 0
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CHANGING EDUCATION FOR A CHANGING WORLD OF WORK, MIDWESTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT (CHICAGO, MAY 19-20, 1966).
BERTOLAET, FREDERICK
IN RESPONSE TO THE EMPLOYMENT NEEDS OF YOUTH IN PRESENT-DAY SOCIETY, THE RESEARCH COUNCIL SPONSORED A SERIES OF REGIONAL CONFERENCES TO MOBILIZE AND COORDINATE RESOURCES TO (1) BETTER PREPARE YOUTH FOR JOBS, (2) REMOVE OBSTACLES TO THEIR EMPLOYMENT, (3) COORDINATE THE ACTIVITIES OF BUSINESS, INDUSTRY, AND EDUCATION IN PREPARING YOUTH FOR WORK, (4) ELIMINATE THE TIME LAG BETWEEN THE IDENTIFICATION OF NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND THE INCLUSION OF PREPARATION PROGRAMS IN THE SCHOOLS, AND (5) PROVIDE FOR A SPECIFIC DELINEATION OF JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE NEEDED FOR VARIOUS JOB RESPONSIBILITIES. SIXTY-SIX REPRESENTATIVES OF BUSINESS, INDUSTRY, LABOR, GOVERNMENT, CIVIC GROUPS, AND SCHOOLS FROM MIDWESTERN CITIES ATTENDED THE CHICAGO CONFERENCE. SPEECHES PRESENTED WERE "COMMUNITY COOPERATION FOR MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT" BY J. TUMA, "VOCATIONAL PREPARATION FOR INNER CITY YOUTH" BY K. WIENTGE, "PREPARATION FOR THE WORLD OF WORK--WHAT THE SCHOOLS SHOULD DO" BY H.S. LOVING, "THE EARLY SCHOOL LEAVER--WHAT ARE THE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES" BY D.R. FOREST, AND "THE WAY AHEAD, YOUTH AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION" BY L.A. EMERSON. THE DISCUSSIONS WHICH FOLLOWED EACH SPEECH ARE SUMMARIZED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $2.00 FROM RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITIES PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT, 4433 WEST TOUHY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60646. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Great Cities Program for School Improvement, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act