ERIC Number: ED483115
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 0
Efforts by Federal Agencies to Develop Occupational Curriculum for Entry-Level Workers
US Department of Education
The purpose of this paper is to review the sources of vocational curriculum ?instruction that provides the skills necessary for individuals to perform entry-level jobs at the sub-baccalaureate level ? that may be available from selected federal agencies other than the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education. The research method relied on an investigation of the Web sites of specific agencies. The paper outlines the relevant content of these sites, as well as some challenges policymakers and practitioners may face in accessing the available curricula.
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Entry Workers, Federal Government, Curriculum Development, Vocational Education, Job Skills
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: National Assessment of Vocational Education (ED), Washington, DC.