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ERIC Number: ED079652
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-May
Pages: 10
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The Georgia Plan for Career Education.
Bottoms, Gene
The paper treats career education more as a concept than as a program, an approach that cuts across all program areas and has potential for achieving many stated educational objectives. First, the term "career" is discussed, including the connotation it carries of a purposeful life pattern and of a continuous, integrating process. Second, career education is examined as a process through which an individual discovers himself, achieves a self-determined life goal, and acquires competencies necessary for achieving self-fulfillment. Third, the principles underlying the Georgia plan are outlined: (1) a comprehensive and integrated approach, (2) a developmental career education program, (3) integrated learning, (4) self development, and (5) value principles-those considered of prime importance to the career education curriculum. (Author/SES)
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Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Div. of Program and Staff Development.
Note: Paper presented at National Vocational Guidance Association convention (Atlanta, Georgia, May 23-27, 1973)