ERIC Number: ED339904
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Education for Employment. A Follow-up of 1987-1988 Suggestions and Recommendations. ICoVE's 1989-1990-1991 Report.
Illinois State Council on Vocational Education, Springfield.
This 3-year follow-up report describes actions taken by the Illinois Council on Vocational Education (ICoVE) during 1989, 1990, and 1991. It addresses the 140 suggestions and 29 recommendations of 12 technical reports (spanning 1987 and 1988) related to education for employment. Recommendations from 1987-88 and follow-up actions are reported on the following topics: advice to the private sector; targeted populations; quality vocational education; academic foundations and application of technology; sex-role stereotyping; preparing and maintaining workers; serving economically depressed areas; support services for students; consumer and homemaking education; Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) 8 percent funds; adequacy and effectiveness of JTPA; and correctional education. The following recommendations are made: (1) establish performance standards; (2) retrain, upgrade, and maintain the work force; (3) provide services for special populations and improve program access; (4) identify program service needs; (5) facilitate preparation for work; and (6) identify private sector commerce, industry, and labor needs for education and job-specific preparation. ICoVE membership list is included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Consumer Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Correctional Education, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Home Economics, Job Training, Labor Force, Performance Factors, Postsecondary Education, Poverty Areas, Private Sector, Program Development, Regional Cooperation, Secondary Education, Services, Sex Stereotypes, Special Needs Students, State Standards, Technological Advancement, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Council on Vocational Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984; Job Training Partnership Act 1982