ERIC Number: ED164825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr-26
Reference Count: 0
Symposium. Vocational Education's Role in a Changing Economy. (Spokane, Washington, April 26, 1978).
VanAusdle, Steven, Ed.
The symposium reported here was held to provide representatives from business, industry, labor, agriculture, government, and education an opportunity to examine the present and future role of vocational education in the state of Washington. First, this report presents the opening remarks regarding vocational education's role in a changing economy and the keynote address dealing with vocational education in the 1980's. Next is a section covering the exchange of viewpoints on vocational education between educators and leaders in business, industry, labor, and agriculture; it includes the individual presentations of seven panelists, a summary of the panel discussion, a presentation focusing on the future of vocational education in the nation, and a student's perspective on vocational education. The next section covers a panel presentation in which four legislative leaders exchange viewpoints on vocational education with four educators. A summary statement concludes this report. (EM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia.; Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.; Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Washington State Council of Local Administrators of Vocational Education and Practical Arts.