ERIC Number: ED052874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
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Vocational Education Needs and Opportunities for Indians; A Review of the Navajo Situation and a Summary of Its Implications for Four Corners Regional Planning.
Concerned with vocational training as a means of aiding the solution to the Navajo Indian problem of lacking both saleable skills and the opportunity to acquire these skills, this report presents (1) The Need for Skill Training and Vocational Education (Navajo Workers' Need for Training, Youth of the Navajo Labor Force, Navajo Lack of Schooling, Navajo Lack of Skilled Work Experience, Navajo Lack of Skill Training, The Economy's Need for Trained Workers, Job Opportunities in the Navajo Area, Trained Workers and Economic Development, and Training in Order to Increase Mobility; (2) Vocational Training and Education in the Navajo Area (Manpower Training Programs, Occupations for Which Training Is Conducted, Training Content and Length of Training, Placement Record, and Institutional Provision for Vocational Education); and (3) Vocational Education Planning for Indians of the Four Corners Region. Recommendations are that vocational education planning for Indians be given top priority in regional planning and that vocational education be geared to local area and national job opportunities, adapted to Indian needs, and planned in coordination and cooperation with Indians in the area. Six tables are provided. (MJB)
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Authoring Institution: Four Corners Regional Commission, Farmington, NM.