ERIC Number: ED450247
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
New Technology Industries. Skills Task Force Research Paper 10.
This paper provides an overview of the growth of new technology industries in Great Britain and the skills needed for these industries. The industries are advanced materials, biotechnology, and opto-electronics. The report profiles the current status, expected growth, and skills needed for each of these industry sectors. It also points out the need for people with technical skills to learn business skills and identifies how high level scientific and technical skills are best provided. The report lists 35 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Business Skills, Demand Occupations, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Emerging Occupations, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Job Skills, Labor Needs, Optics, Science Careers, Science Education, Technical Occupations, Technology, Technology Education
DfEE Publications, P.O. Box 5050, Sudbury, Suffolk, England CO10 6YJ. Tel: 0845 60 222 60; Fax: 0845 60 333 60 (SKT15).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department for Education and Employment, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)