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ERIC Number: ED408453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
[South Carolina School-to-Work Brochures.]
Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.
This packet includes three pamphlets from the South Carolina School-to-Work Initiative, which involves many components in ensuring for students high levels of academic and technical achievement; strong problem-solving, teamwork and technology skills; clear career goals; better access to postsecondary education and meaningful employment; and a better understanding of the world of work. The first pamphlet explains what school-to-work is, why it is needed, the key elements of school-to-work, what teachers can do to help, and the benefits to students. The two additional pamphlets discuss the following: (1) expanding opportunities for students, employers, and communities; and (2) student job shadowing, a school-to-work project connecting classrooms and careers for students in Pickens County, its benefits for students and employers, what shadowing activities are recommended, what types of jobs students can shadow, why employers should participate in shadowing, and a contact person for further information. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Occupational Education.
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina