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ERIC Number: ED029107
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Pages: 292
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Occupational Education for Massachusetts. A Report Prepared for the Massachusetts Advisory Council on Education
Schaefer, Carl J.; Kaufman, Jacob J.
A statewide study of vocational and technical education was initiated to evaluate the present system and recommend a master plan for the development, coordination, and expansion of occupational education. Chapters discuss: (1) Key Issues in Occupational Education, (2) Vocational and Technical Education in Massachusetts and the United States, (3) The Study Methods, (4) The Adequacy of Vocational Education in Preparing Youth fo r Employment, (5) Occupational Education in the Private Sector, (6) The Image of Vocational Education, (7) Teacher Education, (8) Financing of Education in Massachusetts, (9) Educational Media and Vocational-Technical Education, (10) Occupational Education in Massachusetts' Regional Community Colleges, (11) The Economy and Occupational Requirements of Massachusetts, and (12) Recommendations. Recommendations were advanced for improvement in vocational education in areas of: (1) curriculum, (2) comprehensive high schools, (3) organization, (4) institutes for educational development, (5) administration, (6) teacher education, (7) public support, (8) community colleges, (9) financing, and (10) legislation. The appendixes contain the meetings, conferences, and schools visited and tables of supporting data. (DM)
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Identifiers: Massachusetts; Massachusetts Advisory Council on Education