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Johnston, Ron – 2002
The future of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia was explored in a project that was designed to identify emerging issues in VET, identify challenges and opportunities for strategic thinking about the future of VET, and establish a basis for ongoing consideration of strategic issues. The major project activities were as follows:…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Change Strategies, Definitions, Economic Change
Hanser, Lawrence M.; Robyn, Abby E. – 2000
In 1992, the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Education jointly developed the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Career Academy model, which provides a framework for implementation of an innovative vocational education program designed to keep dropout-prone students in school. The program, which combines military…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Career Academies, Career Education, Case Studies
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the architectural drafting cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Architectural Drafting, Behavioral Objectives
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the automotive technician cluster. The document begins with overviews of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the court reporter/captioner cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accounting, Advisory Committees, Behavioral Objectives
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the imaging/pre-press cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Behavioral Objectives, Commercial Art
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the mechanical drafting cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Behavioral Objectives, Blueprints
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale. – 2000
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the row crop production cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations
Askov, Eunice N.; Hoops, John; Alamprese, Judith – 1997
This booklet provides an introduction to evaluating a work force training program, both to assess its impact and to improve its effectiveness. The guide provides instructions for assessing a single training program, rather than a training department in a company or a training provider. It is targeted at small and midsized companies and the…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines
Corthell, David W.; VanBoskirk, Charles – 1984
This volume is intended to assist providers of services to handicapped youth in helping youth with disabilities to make the transition from school to work, postsecondary education, or other post-school activities. Chapter I is an overview of this discussion and the topic. Chapter II discusses the historical and legislative background of policies…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Change, Change Strategies
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1985
This guide consists of suggestions, ideas, and tips intended to stimulate development of cooperative summer youth employment programs in local communities. Addressed in the individual sections of the guide are the following topics: tips on where to start, suggestions on how to get started, hints on securing resources, program resources, use of…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Educational Cooperation
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1983
This handbook illustrates and discusses organizational options for the delivery of employment and training services within service delivery areas (SDAs) mandated by the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) of 1982. Addressed primarily to members of private industry councils (PICs), representatives of local governments, and employment and training…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Disadvantaged
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1983
Intended for community leaders (public and private) and also for correctional leaders, this resource guide outlines the design of a model community-operated program to provide comprehensive services for the employment and training of ex-offenders. An introduction provides historical perspective and discusses the relationship between crime and…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Programs, Community Resources
Wisconsin State Dept. of Industry, Labor and Human Relations, Madison. – 1984
This book provides a suggested model for district administrators, Job Service district directors, Private Industry Councils, and others working to create or re-implement in-school job placement programs in Wisconsin high schools. It includes a list of points to be considered and covered in the "statement of agreement" drawn up by…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Guidelines, High Schools
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1988
This technical assistance handbook is designed to serve local educators, vocational education administrators, and advisory committee members as a guide and an initial source of information in the establishment and maintenance of local advisory committees. The handbook highlights the policies and procedures of the Idaho State Division of Vocational…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Educational Policy, Guidelines, Models