ERIC Number: ED029987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Report of a National Seminar on the Scope of the Responsibilities of Vocational Education in Large Cities. Final Report.
Mason, William R.
Major speeches and reports of workshop sessions at a seminar attended by 90 state and city vocational education directors, U.S. Office of Education personnel, and city school superintendents are presented. The major purposes of the seminar were: (1) to identify and analyze problems confronting vocational education related to effectiveness of inner-city youth for job completion, (2) to exchange ideas and examine trends that make vocational education the vehicle by which training can be translated into getting jobs, and (3) to develop strategies of action leading to improvement of quality vocational-technical education. Workshop report topics include: (1) Development, Placement and Follow Up of Youth on Jobs, (2) Financing Expanded Programs of Vocational Education for Disadvantaged Youth and Adults, (3) Program Development for In-School Youth and Dropouts, (4) Program for Hardcore Unemployed Adults, (5) Residential Vocational Education Programs for Inner-City Youth of Major Cities, and (6) State and Local Relationships and Guidance for Inner-School Youth. The reactions of Office of Education Personnel to these reports are also presented. (FP)
Descriptors: Career Development, Conference Reports, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Educational Problems, Educational Quality, Educational Responsibility, Job Placement, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Seminars, Speeches, State School District Relationship, Urban Education, Vocational Directors, Vocational Education, Vocational Followup, Workshops
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Cleveland Public Schools, OH.