ERIC Number: ED181191
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Women and Their Preparation for Professional and Managerial Careers. Information Series No. 168.
Loring, Rosalind K.
This report presents issues which have been identified as affecting the preparation of women for professional and managerial careers. Issues examined in the first section, counseling, are educational and psychological skills; assessment of skills, abilities, opportunities, and realities; specialization for professional positions; assessment of bias and discrimination, costs versus benefits, and upward mobility; and using role models, linkages, networks, "old girl" systems, and mentors. Areas covered in the next section, educational programs, include management training, general college programs, methodology, financing education for and by women; government program, and professional organizations. Issues discussed in the third section, support systems, are information center, child care, financial aids, placement centers, flexible time, and equal employment opportunitiy/affirmative action. Finally, a list of recommendations for future action aiding working women is provided. Appended materials include a list of professional women's groups and major findings of an American Association of University Women (AAUW) survey on the status of women in higher education. (CT)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Affirmative Action, Child Care, Counseling, Educational Programs, Employed Women, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Financial Support, Government Role, Information Centers, Job Placement, Job Skills, Managerial Occupations, Professional Associations, Professional Occupations, Program Costs, Role Models, Sex Discrimination, Skill Analysis
National Center Publications, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210 ($4.50)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.