ERIC Number: ED126386
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Facing Facts About Vocational Education for Your Career: A Guide for High School Students, Their Counselors and Parents.
Prudential Insurance Co. of America, Newark, NJ.
This booklet is written to provide insights into the essentials of vocational education: attitude, information and skills training. It has been designed as a basic guide for high school students and their counselors and parents. The changing patterns of thinking and acting about work are described and then discussed as to how they apply to the student reader. An overview of the implications of career education for the individual student is presented, as are discussions of occupational trends, career opportunities, self-employment, steps in preparing for careers, and the opening of formal and informal barriers to employment. The booklet closes with a summary of available financial aid. (SJL)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Education, Financial Support, Guides, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Student Needs, Vocational Education, Work Attitudes
Prudential Insurance Company of America, P.O. Box #36, Newark, New Jersey (HC Free)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prudential Insurance Co. of America, Newark, NJ.