ERIC Number: ED143884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Seminar/Workshops on Women in the World of Work. U.S. Office of Education Regions III, IV and V. Final Report.
Technical Education Research Center, Washington, DC.
A final report on the regional seminar/workshops on women in the world of work conducted for selected leaders in vocational education and industry, this document contains the following information: a discussion of the current political, social, and economic patterns affecting vocational and career education; policies and procedures recommended by workshop participants to correct discrimination against women in education and employment; and the assessment of the success and impact of the seminar/workshops based on a follow-up survey of the participants. The appendixes include the follow-up questionnaire and results, lists of the general and local planning committees, the agenda, and the participants list. Also included in the appendix and comprising a major portion of the document are the speeches delivered by the seminar workshops by educators, lawyers, and government officials. The speeches are concerned with these topics: the composition of the nation's labor force; the laws and regulations affecting the education and employment of women; problems associated with the education and employment of women; the implication of issues emerging from the women's rights movement; career education concepts associated with women in the world of work; and the desirability of equal education and employment opportunities. (BM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Development, Educational Discrimination, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Labor Force, Labor Legislation, Political Influences, Sex Discrimination, Socioeconomic Influences, Speeches, Womens Education
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Improvement of Educational Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Technical Education Research Center, Washington, DC.