ERIC Number: ED368938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Building a System To Connect School and Employment.
American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, DC.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
This document contains summaries of presentations and discussions from five seminars on building a connective system between school and work that took place during Fall 1991, with more than 125 participants. The report is organized to provide both the background materials and the presentations from each session of the seminal series. Each section has four parts: background briefs, representations, participant reactions and discussion, and lists of references. The following presentations are included: "Recent Developments in Preparing Youth for Employment" (James Van Erden; Hilary Pennington); "Approaches from Other Countries on Preparing Youth for Employment" (Margaret Vickers, Stephen Hamilton); "Setting Qualifications for Employment--The Role of Employers and Unions" (Peter Carlivati, George Bliss); "Improving Federal Policies for Youth Employment Training" (Jon Weintraub, Raymond Uhalde, Alan Zuckerman, Patricia McNeil); and "Essential Components of Quality School- and Work-Based Programs for Youth" (Gordon Ambach). (KC)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Disadvantaged Youth, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Needs, Noncollege Bound Students, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Work Experience Programs
American Youth Policy Forum, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 719, Washington, DC 20036-5541 (1-10 copies, $5; 11-49 copies, $4; 50 or more, $3).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, DC.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.