ERIC Number: ED262180
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jul-24
A Project to Review the Vocational Cluster System. Summary of Findings and Recommendations.
Oregon Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Salem.
A review was conducted of the clusters used to organize the delivery of secondary vocational education in Oregon. The review focused on issues related to Oregon's current and projected labor market needs, national occupational and industrial trends, and the common skills and competencies that form the basis for organizing occupations and training programs into clusters. This report includes the following information: (1) a description of the activities undertaken in the review process; (2) a description of the Oregon occupational and industry outlook into the 1990s; (3) a new configuration of clusters that includes a description, key industries of employment, types of work performed, work aptitudes and interests, programs of training, and key occupations; (4) a list of major considerations in reviewing the existing clusters; (5) recommendations for the implementation of a revised cluster approach; (6) recommendations for ongoing review and assessment of clusters; and (7) a bibliography of resources used by staff during the cluster review project. (KC)
Descriptors: Competence, Curriculum Development, Demand Occupations, Educational Needs, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Futures (of Society), Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Needs, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Surveys, Program Improvement, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Salem.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon