ERIC Number: ED250502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: 0
National Conference on Vocational Education and Training Policy for Today and Tomorrow. Summary Report (Washington, District of Columbia, March 15-16, 1984).
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
A two-day national conference was held to examine vocational education and training policy for today and tomorrow. Speakers from both the public and private sectors shared their expertise in various areas affecting vocational education. Focus of the papers and panel discussions presented during the conference was on the following topics: the possible impact of the international and domestic business environment on vocational education, the future role of the federal government in vocational education, the future role of state and local governments in vocational education, the impact of technological advancement on vocational education, and the advantages of a closer alliance between vocational education and business. Conference participants provided explanations of past and current trends in vocational education policy, practical speculation on the direction of those trends in the future, and possible responses to those trends. (This summary report outlines the major ideas presented at the conference and includes a copy of the conference agenda, a list of conference presenters and panelists, and a list of registered conference participants.) (MN)
Descriptors: Demography, Economic Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Influences, Job Training, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Social Change, Technological Advancement, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Washington, DC.; National Commission for Employment Policy (DOL), Washington, DC.; Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For the complete conference proceedings, see CE 040 014.