ERIC Number: ED339906
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Quality Vocational Education. 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 124 suggestions and 35 recommendations of 14 technical reports (spanning 1987 and 1988) related to quality in vocational education. Recommendations from 1987-88 and follow-up actions are reported on the following topics: state planning activities; dialogue with educational leaders; targeted populations; evaluation activities; private sector involvement; quality vocational education; academic foundations and application of technology; support services for students; consumer and homemaking education; perceptions affecting coordination; technical committees and Illinois curriculum; education for employment; regional delivery systems; and state policies and practices. 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 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, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Quality, Home Economics, Job Training, Labor Force, Performance Factors, Postsecondary Education, Private Sector, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Regional Cooperation, Secondary Education, Services, 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