ERIC Number: ED261208
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-May
Reference Count: 0
Education and Employment: Where We Are and Where We Ought to Go. Annual Policy Forum Proceedings.
Miguel, Richard J., Ed.
These proceedings summarize the information exchanged at a teleconference involving more than 3,000 participants focusing on the following aspects of the relationship between schooling and employment: (1) what employers are looking for in employees, (2) employers' priorities in making hiring decisions, and (3) education and training on the job. Included in the volume are an introduction, a transcript of the teleconference, a series of audioconference questions and answers, a conference evaluation, suggestions for further reading, and a directory of conference facilitators and sites. Addressed in the questions-and-answers section are the following topics: collaboration, basic skills, cognitive skills, attitudes, job search skills, training, cooperative learning, special populations, guidance counseling and placement, and the role of vocational education in preparation for employment. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Cooperation, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Employment Qualifications, Industrial Education, Job Search Methods, Job Training, On the Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, School Counseling, School Role, Special Needs Students, Student Placement, Teleconferencing, Vocational Education, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.