ERIC Number: ED122034
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Manpower Training at the Crossroads.
Canadian Inst. for Adult Education, Montreal (Quebec).; Canadian Association for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).
The document presents, in English and French, a collection of studies of discussing future options for occupational adult education in Canada, prepared for the conference, "Manpower Training at the Crossroads," by the Canadian Association for Adult Education (CAAE) and l'Institute Canadien d'Education des Adultes (ICEA). The studies include: (1) The Development of Canadian Policy in Occupational Adult Education and Manpower, Pierre Paquet, presenting National policy and legislation from 1910-1974; (2) The Canadian Manpower Training Program: Critical Questions, Pierre Paquet, examining and evaluating the program; (3) Evaluation of Government Supported Training in Canada, Morley Gunderson, questioning the objectivity of internal evaluation of the Manpower Training Program; (4) The Present Situation: Current Operation of the Canada Manpower Training, Pierre Paquet, discussing at length the range and diversity of current adult training; (5) Future Environment for Occupational Adult Education in Canada, Morley Gunderson, projecting demographic, economic, and labor force changes; (6) Paid Educational Leave, Paul Belanger, discussing aspects, international bodies, current experience, and role; (7) Canadian Post-Secondary Education: Some Trends and Issues, Ian Morrison, reviewing manpower training; (8) The Future of Manpower Training: What is at Stake? Pierre Paquet, discussing objectives and priorities, target population, contents, and educational strategy. A bibliography is included. (LH)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Demography, Educational Policy, Educational Programs, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Labor Force Development, Leaves of Absence, National Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Socioeconomic Influences, State of the Art Reviews, Training
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Inst. for Adult Education, Montreal (Quebec).; Canadian Association for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada