ERIC Number: ED384800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Ohio's Future at Work. FY94 Progress Report. Action Plan for Accelerating the Modernization of Vocational Education in Ohio.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
This document summarizes efforts made during fiscal year (FY) 1994 to implement Ohio's action plan for accelerating the modernization of vocational education, Ohio's Future at Work. First, background information is provided about the plan's formulation in 1990. Listed next are 10 legislative actions that have been identified as necessary to accomplish the action plan's imperatives, goals, and objectives. The remainder of the document summarizes the actions taken during FY94 to meet the specific goals and objectives of each of the following 11 imperatives included in Ohio's Future at Work: broaden the scope of the vocational education experience for each student; improve access to enhanced educational opportunities; emphasize rigorous outcomes for vocational students and programs; focus on lifelong individual needs; provide career-focused education for all students; modify and streamline vocational education standards, guidelines, and policies; assure adequate resources and their efficient utilization; accelerate the professional development of vocational educators; extend and strengthen vocational education's strategic alliances; enhance the public's understanding of, and support for, vocational education; and maintain constant emphasis on improving and renewing the vocational education system. Contains six references. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Career Education, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Government School Relationship, Guidelines, Innovation, Inservice Teacher Education, Lifelong Learning, Modernization, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Improvement, Public Relations, Resource Allocation, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Strategic Planning, Systems Approach, Teacher Qualifications, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio