ERIC Number: ED029122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Occupational Education and Training for Development; Account of an International Conference at Stanford.
Alexander-Frutschi, Marian, Ed.
Thirty-three participants with experience in 15 countries concerned themselves with the following issues: (1) the role of education in achieving economic-social-political development, (2) types of skills, knowledge, and personality traits needed in different occupational roles, (3) the allocation of functions of occupational education among various institutions and systems of instruction, (4) organizations and incentives for promoting training by employing organizations, (5) ways of providing feedback about the actual needs of the production system, (6) the advisability of separate academic and vocational schools at secondary level, (7) the cost effectivess of occupational education, and (8) methods of financing occupational education. Major topics discussed during the July 24-August 4, 1967 period were: (1) Interrelationships of General and Occupational Education, (2) Curriculum Development in Occupational Education and Training, (3) Organization of Occupational Education and Training, (4) Agricultural and Rural Aspects of Occupational Education and Training, and (5) Frontiers for Action in Occupational Education and Training. Discussion of the workshop participants, 16 prepared papers presented for discussion by participants, and a reference list are included. (DM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Problems, Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Programs, Organization, Program Development, Research Needs, Vocational Education, Workshops
Publications Secretary, SIDEC, School of Education, P.O. Box 2329, Stanford, California 94305
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford International Development Education Center.