ERIC Number: ED247383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: N/A
Futures Symposium. Youth, Work & Economic Productivity: Wisconsin at Risk? Parker Project Number 7. Bulletin No. 4413.
Oinonen, Charlotte M.
These proceedings consist of the texts of papers and panel discussions presented at a Parker Project-sponsored futures symposium on youth, work, economic productivity, and the challenges facing Wisconsin's secondary schools in providing job training for the future. Addressed in the individual presentations included in this volume are the following: economic development and preparation of youth for the world of work by secondary schools; preparation of women, minorities, and disadvantaged youth for the world of work; opportunities for and constraints on business and education partnerships; effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of secondary vocational education programs in Wisconsin as seen in four models; alternative financing schemes for funding vocational education; the mission of public elementary and secondary education in preparing youth for the world of work and for economic productivity; and assessment of Wisconsin's state of risk with respect to inadequacies in job preparation practices. (MN)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disadvantaged Youth, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Females, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), Job Training, Labor Needs, Minority Groups, Models, Needs Assessment, Productivity, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Relevance (Education), School Business Relationship, School Effectiveness, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Work Environment
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Parker Pen Co.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin