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National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA. – 1990
This document describes the work planned by the National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE), University of California, Berkeley, for 1990. Part I provides research project descriptions in six issue areas as follows: (1) context, goals, planning, and evaluation; (2) curriculum and instructional methods; (3) vocational education for…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Government School Relationship, Leadership Training, Management Development
Black, Hartzel; And Others – 1989
A study was conducted in Illinois to determine the perceptions of "grassroots" personnel who have responsibility for administering programs authorized under both the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. Questionnaires were mailed to regional delivery system directors, community college…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Programs, Educational Needs, Educational Practices
Gleich, Patricia K.; And Others – 1988
The Older Worker Readiness Program, a demonstration program funded by the Kentucky Department for Employment Services during 1987-88, developed three centers to provide a combination of job search skills and literacy skills for individuals over 54 who want to enter the work force. A job placement component eventually was put in place for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction
King, Christopher T.; Schexnayder, Deanna T. – 1992
A multiyear research project was conducted to document and analyze state and local coordination among programs designed to move Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) recipients in Texas from welfare dependency to economic self-sufficiency and to assess the degree to which coordination resulted in movement from welfare into employment. The…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Comparative Analysis, Coordination, Differences
Koloski, Judith Ann – 1993
This report reviews legislative and administrative policies surrounding adult basic education, the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills program (JOBS) of the Family Support Act, and the Job Training and Partnership Act (JTPA). Recommendations are made for the development of an effective continuum of literacy services. Section A is a historical…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation
Kingsley, Chris – 1993
This guide provides line practitioners, managers, and policy makers with an orientation to the essentials of "client-centered" case management serving young people who require assistance from a variety of service institutions. It focuses on implementation of case management within the context of the federal Job Training Partnership Act…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons, Caseworker Approach
Allum, Keith F. – 1993
A study examined the types of career guidance (CG) opportunities that exist for disadvantaged youth. The essential elements and potential benefits of CG were identified through an extensive review of career development literature. National survey research, meta-analysis, and individual program documentation and evaluations were reviewed to…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques
Tibbitts, Felisa – 1991
The Massachusetts Council on Vocational Education surveyed private sector members of the 15 Regional Employment Boards (REBs) or Private Industry Councils regarding involvement in the Job Training Partnership Act. The survey targeted members of business and industry, but not labor representatives. The rate of return was 41 percent; findings were…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Corporate Support, Disadvantaged
Tibbitts, Felisa – 1991
The Massachusetts Council on Vocational Education surveyed 500 members of business and industry in 125 program advisory committees regarding involvement in the Job Training Partnership Act. The purpose of the survey was to document private sector perspectives on the content and value of their participation on vocational-technical education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Advisory Committees, Consultants
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1993
This book contains the text of the following 11 vocational education, job training, and related federal laws as amended through December 31, 1992: (1) Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act (including part E of title III, Tech-Prep Education Act; part G of title III, Community Education Employment Center Act; and part H of title III, Tribally…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Apprenticeships, Disadvantaged, Displaced Homemakers
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1990
Provisions and purposes of four federal human resource development programs were reviewed, and options regarding the definition of basic skills and literacy were analyzed. The four programs were as follows: Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) program, Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), Adult Education Act (AEA), and the Carl D. Perkins…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Competence, Educational Research, Federal Legislation
Illinois State Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs, Springfield. – 1992
This booklet presents the inspirational stories of 31 people who were served by Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs in Illinois. Their stories reflect the mission and success of JTPA in Illinois and illustrate how these 31 individuals with diverse backgrounds--school dropouts, teen parents, former substance abusers, welfare recipients,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Career Education, Cooperative Programs
South Carolina State Council on Vocational and Technical Education, Columbia. – 1993
This biennial report provides an evaluation of the South Carolina vocational education program delivery system assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Act and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). It focuses on the adequacy and effectiveness of the delivery system in achieving the purposes of the two acts. These findings of the State Council on…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Cooperation
National Commission for Employment Policy (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1993
A number of findings and recommendations regarding the mission of Private Industry Councils (PICs) under the Job Training Partnership ACT (JTPA) were developed based on information collected in several ways: a focus group of PICs, roundtable discussions held nationwide with staff from nearly 100 PICs in 45 states, and canvasses of more than 200…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Institutional Mission
Smith, Thomas J. – 1993
For 30 years, the following programming strategies have become the backbone of public policy regarding youth employment: work experience, labor market preparation, job placement, on-the-job training, and occupational training. Three sources were used to analyze the effects of these core employment strategies on youth: a 1985 comprehensive study of…
Descriptors: Career Education, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Research
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