ERIC Number: ED242979
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Report of the Youth Employment Committee.
Illinois Commission on Children, Springfield.
This report of the Youth Employment Committee begins with the history of its formation. A discussion of the committee meetings is divided into two sections focusing on its two subcommittees. The section on the skills subcommittee lists the basic academic competencies and work-related skills as well as the nonacademic, work-related skills developed by the subcommittee. The section on the activities of the program evaluation subcommittee presents the 14 criteria for an effective education for employment program for 12 to 16 year olds--eight crucial to the success of programs of this kind and six preferred. Results are then presented of a survey of selected junior and senior high schools to learn more about the nature and frequency of business participation in education for employment programs. Thirteen recommendations for education for employment programs are made that were approved by the commission. One recommendation lists and describes model education for employment programs that schools should incorporate into new or existing programs. An appendix lists the names of persons or organizations to contact for more detailed information about the programs cited. (YLB)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Education, Committees, Criteria, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Secondary Education, Youth Employment
Illinois Commission on Children, 3 West Old State Capitol Plaza, Room 206, Springfield, IL 62701.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Commission on Children, Springfield.