ERIC Number: ED013404
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
THE CANADA NEWSTART PROGRAM.
Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Ottawa (Ontario).
THE CANADA NEWSTART PROGRAM AIMS TO DEVELOP, THROUGH ACTION RESEARCH, PROGRAMS APPLICABLE THROUGHOUT THE NATION, FOR MOTIVATING AND TRAINING UNEMPLOYED AND UNDEREMPLOYED ADULTS. PILOT PROJECTS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY CORPORATIONS WHICH ARE TO BE CHARTERED BY THE PROVINCES AND FUNDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. THE AREAS SELECTED FOR STUDY WILL BE AMONG THOSE DESIGNATED BY THE AREA DEVELOPMENT ACT AS PROVIDING A POTENTIAL FOR INTENSIVE STUDY OF PROBLEMS OF INDUSTRIAL GROWTH OR DECLINE OR MIXES OF FARM AND NON-FARM POPULATIONS. THE STUDY WILL INCLUDE--JOB OPPORTUNITIES, METHODS OF RECRUITMENT AND COUNSELING, NEW CURRICULUMS, METHODS, AND MATERIALS, AND WAYS OF DEVELOPING BEHAVIOR PATTERNS FOR EMPLOYMENT. PROGRAMS WILL INCLUDE PREVOCATIONAL, VOCATIONAL, AND BUSINESS EDUCATION, AND ON THE JOB TRAINING. SOME EXPERIMENTATION WITH TRAINING ALLOWANCES WILL BE MADE. ADMINISTRATIVE PLANNING AND SUPPORT WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTRE. REPORTS AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE PROJECT SHOULD INCLUDE THE HISTORY OF THE PROJECT, MODELS FOR DEALING WITH IDENTIFIED PROBLEMS, EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS, A DATA BANK, AND COST/BENEFIT ANALYSES. (PT)
Descriptors: Action Research, Administrative Organization, Adult Basic Education, Adult Farmer Education, Adult Vocational Education, Area Studies, Business Education, Disadvantaged, Economic Research, Educational Research, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Labor Force Development, Motivation, National Programs, On the Job Training, Pilot Projects, Program Costs, Program Development, Research Methodology, Training Allowances, Work Attitudes
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada