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ERIC Number: EJ905786
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 16
The University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education: Its History, Purpose, and Activities
Johnson, Scott D.; Martinez, Reynaldo L., Jr.
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v23 n1 p34-40 Win 2009
This article features the University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education, a nonprofit organization representing leading United States universities that offer graduate programs in career and technical education (CTE) and human resource development (HRD). The mission of the Council is to be a recognized force in shaping the future of CTE and HRD through improving the policy and practices of education in the United States toward the betterment of individuals and the larger society. The universities represented by UCWHRE are considered world leaders in the area of workforce development and human resource education. While they are natural competitors for students and external funding, they have traditionally worked closely together for over 30 years to collectively develop the next generation of leaders that are prepared to solve problems related to achieving a professional, productive, and competent workforce. The authors discuss the history, purpose and activities of the University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education.
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Labor Force Development, Human Resources, Consortia, Program Descriptions, Institutional Mission, Educational History, Educational Development, Governance, Group Membership, Eligibility, Institutional Characteristics
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: United States