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Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education. – 1982
The Patterns of Linkage project investigated the assumption that linkages between training institutions and employers can reduce discrepancies between training programs and employer demands, and hence increase the employability of youth. The purpose of the study was to examine and describe patterns of linkage between training institutions and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Employer Attitudes
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education. – 1981
This document presents five winning entries in the second annual competition for papers reporting research and policy studies on the topic of youth employability. In their paper entitled "The Impact of Employment and Training Programs on the Work Attitudes of Disadvantaged Youth," Michael Forcier and Andrew Hahn review and synthesize the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Definitions, Disadvantaged Youth, Employment Potential
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1982
This document contains a transcript of a hearing concerning the proposed Community Partnership for Employment and Training Act (H.R. 5320) and two related bills (H.R. 5461 and H.R. 5533). The transcript York, New York). Act proposes to establish a community public-private training and employment assistance system and to provide employment and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Community Programs, Disadvantaged
Waite, Linda J.; Berryman, Sue E. – 1982
The occupational distributions in the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs and the wage implications of these for men and women of different racial and ethnic origins were examined. Data came from two projects on CETA, both using Continuous Longitudinal Manpower Survey data. One assessed the nature and equity of men's and…
Descriptors: Blacks, Employment Patterns, Employment Programs, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Conti, Gary J.; Giles, Wayne E. – 1980
This project, conducted by Spoon River College (Canton, Illinois), demonstrated the feasibility of a theoretical model developed by Wayne Giles and Gary Conti for training Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) clients. The model proposed the interfacing of long-term simultaneous training in academic skills, vocational skills, and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adults, Demonstration Programs, Employment Programs
Sade, Patricia A. – 1982
As an illustration of competency-based instruction in action, this publication contains a curriculum guide, sample lesson plans, and an explanation of how these materials were derived and implemented in a public school district Comprehensive Employment and Training Act vocational education program in Springfield, Missouri. The model contains a…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Clerical Occupations
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1982
State administration of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Balance of State (BOS) programs was compared with administration of CETA programs by local (regular) prime sponsors in Michigan to gain insight on the potential impact of increased state control. BOS prime sponsors spent less than regular prime sponsors for administration…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
National Clearinghouse on Transition from School Newsletter, 1983
The two papers in this newsletter focus on youth employment and training programs in the United States and the government response to unemployment in Australia. In the first paper, "Looking at Other Countries, No. 1: United States. Youth Employment and Training Programs during the First Two Years of the Reagan Administration" by Ralph E.…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Foreign Countries
Lapin, Joel D. – 1982
The mandate for and benefits of collaborative efforts between higher education and business and industry are considered, and case studies that can serve as models and sources for consultation are presented of successful collaborative efforts on the local, regional, state, and national levels. Literature and research gathered through the Higher…
Descriptors: Career Education, Case Studies, Continuing Education, Cooperative Programs
Leach, James A.; And Others – 1982
This volume provides a cumulative review of the primary methods used or available for use in recording formal training experiences and an annotated bibliography of documents relating to the accreditation of training experiences. The literature review begins with a discussion of academic documentation, that is, the record of formal training…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Apprenticeships, Certification, Educational Experience
1981
A seminar was held to examine the merits and feasibility of a subminimum wage for youth. Throughout the seminar panelists expressed general agreement on the fact that most youth want to work as well as on the value or potential value of employment and training programs, including the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs. In…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Employment Practices
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 1982
With expiration of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) impending, the United States General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed four types of adult-oriented service: classroom training, on-the-job training, work experience, and public service employment. The GAO researched and synthesized program administrative data and the results…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Disadvantaged, Economically Disadvantaged
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 1982
The Department of Labor estimated that 300,000 people would lose their jobs because of the termination of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act's (CETA's) public service employment programs. The General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed the Department of Labor's efforts to find permanent unsubsidized jobs or new training opportunities for…
Descriptors: Adults, Employment Programs, Employment Services, Federal Programs
National Council on Employment Policy, Washington, DC. – 1982
Policymakers must review the accomplishments of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), problems associated with suggestions for its reform, and incremental reforms to the program that are required and possible. Despite the fact that research generally attests to CETA's success, the system suffers from a poor public image.…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Educational Needs
Fox, Shirley Robock – 1981
The State of Michigan, through its interagency Collaborative Initiative begun in 1979, has established local Interagency Collaborative Boards (ICBs) similar to work-education councils, in 30 of the 33 Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsor areas in the state. These boards, unlike mandated councils, are not advisory to any…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Agency Cooperation, Community Cooperation
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