ERIC Number: ED051390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education and Training Under a Comprehensive Manpower Policy. Proceedings of a Conference, May 13 and 14, 1970.
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.
Twenty persons representing vocational education, the Labor Department, Congress, universities, business, and industry attended a conference designed to discuss the applicabilities of legislative proposals for a comprehensive manpower training program. Presentations included: (1) "Problems of Decentralization and Block Grants" by William B. Hewitt, (2) "An Evaluation of the New Manpower Legislation" by William R. Bechtel, (3) "Problems and Prospects of a Coordinated Working Relationship" by Clarence Greiber, (4) "Absolute Poverty, Relative Poverty, and the Task of Manpower Training Programs" by Michael C. Barth, and (5) "Implications for Political Responsibility and Public Policy" by William A. Steiger. Recommendations related to such matters as: (1) integration of the multiple manpower programs, (2) decentralization of manpower programs, (3) cooperation between vocational education and the Labor Department, and (4) role of state and federal governments in manpower training. (AS)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Vocational Education
Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education, 4315 Social Science Building, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 52706 ($3.00, plus $.12 postage)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center for Studies in Vocational and Technical Education.