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Canestrari, Alan S., Ed.; Marlowe, Bruce A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Foundations" features international scholars uniquely qualified to examine issues specific to their regions of the world. The Handbook provides readers with an alternative to the traditional texts in the foundations of education by taking aim at the status quo, and by offering frameworks…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Curriculum
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2017
This "Guide" describes the macro need for [technical and vocational education and training] (TVET) reform in conformity with the Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), and other United Nations, UNESCO and national initiatives. The "Guide" also provides…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Sustainable Development, Global Approach, Conservation (Environment)
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Corradini, Erika, Ed.; Borthwick, Kate, Ed.; Gallagher-Brett, Angela, Ed. –, 2016
Languages sit firmly in the skill-set of the 21st-century graduate. In an increasingly multicultural and multilingual job market, monolingual graduates are at a disadvantage: as the recent Born Global report (2016) notes, "multilingualism has now become the new normal". The contributions in this collection are imbued with this idea and…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Second Language Learning, Multilingualism, Cultural Pluralism
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Ingels, Steven J.; Pratt, Daniel J.; Herget, Deborah R.; Burns, Laura J.; Dever, Jill A.; Ottem, Randolph; Rogers, James E.; Jin, Ying; Leinwand, Steve – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
The High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) is the fifth in a series of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) secondary longitudinal studies. The core research questions for HSLS:09 explore secondary to postsecondary transition plans and the evolution of those plans; the paths into and out of science, technology, engineering,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Longitudinal Studies, Secondary Education, School Statistics
Taylor, Jason L.; Kirby, Catherine L., Bragg, Debra D.; Oertle, Kathleen M.; Jankowski, Natasha A.; Khan, Sadya S. – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2009
This guide begins with background information useful to understanding Illinois' framework for implementation and evaluation of Programs of Study. It starts with a visual depiction of the relationships between activity at the federal, state and local levels that evolved to the creation of Illinois' Career Cluster Model. This Model, which is based…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Program Evaluation
Alberta Education, 2008
This manual is for district and school administrators, counselors, teachers, parents/guardians, students and others involved in the process of implementing the Knowledge and Employability policy and courses. It is intended to serve as a starting point as districts and schools introduce the new courses or make the transition from Integrated…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Secondary Education, Curriculum Implementation, Program Implementation
Bacon, Pamela S.; Bagwell, David – Libraries Unlimited, 2005
Media specialists, particularly in large urban high schools, often cannot meet the individual instructional needs of every student. This book outlines an online unit that helps media specialists ensure that every student receives valuable--and consistent--information literacy instruction. The book contains a ten-step orientation course created by…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Orientation, Course Organization, Information Literacy
Johnson, David R.; Sword, Carrie; Habhegger, Barbara – National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET), University of Minnesota, 2005
Work-Based Learning (WBL) is an effective approach in delivering career and technical education and training to youth with disabilities. This handbook provides guidance to schools operating WBL programs and encourages the adoption of WBL programs by schools not presently using this approach. By following the information and examples in this…
Descriptors: Technical Education, School Personnel, Youth, Disabilities
American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 2005
This analysis of secondary-postsecondary alignment issues suggests some clear directions that campus, system, and state policy leaders must take to improve the success of students in the educational pipeline. These efforts will be more successful if they take place as part of broader K-16 initiatives--efforts that include early outreach to high…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Academic Standards, College Bound Students
Wagner, Judith O.; Wonacott, Michael E.; Jackson, Diana – Center on Education and Training for Employment, Ohio State University, 2005
The intent of this brief overview is to define and describe alternative education, specifically as it applies to youth workforce development professionals who must provide it under Workforce Investment Act (WIA) requirements. The Brief begins by describing the types of youth who may attend alternative programs, including students with behavioral…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Youth Programs, Secondary Education
US Department of Education, 2004
Today?s youths face enormous challenges: a world where most jobs require higher levels of reading, communication, math, and problem-solving skills than ever before and a world where high-skill jobs require higher levels of education and training beyond high school than in the past. Educators across America are working to create high schools that…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary Education, Job Skills, High School Students
Louisiana State Department of Education, 2004
This document presents student work on the Science test which was completed as part of a Graduate Exit Exam (GEE) 21 assessment. The test is made up of forty multiple--choice items, four independent short?answer items, and one comprehensive science task. The science task consists of three short--answer items and one essay, all of which are based…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Secondary Education, Science Achievement, Achievement Tests
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 2002
This document, which is intended to assist Colorado's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) staff, educators, students, and students' families, presents the answers to selected questions regarding eligibility for and delivery of cooperative educational and vocational rehabilitation services for youth in transition. The introduction provides…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role
GMS Partners, Inc. Silver Spring, MD. – 2000
Designed as the final step in a carefully articulated work-readiness program, Mentors provides students interested in health care careers with an opportunity to develop superior employability skills, while striking a balance between work and school. The Mentors program links the school community, the student, and host organizations in a mutually…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Education Work Relationship, Health Services, Job Skills
Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Bureau of Primary Health Care. – 2000
Shadows is an individualized, hands-on, real-world career experience that provides students with a structured look at the future world of work in health care. The program helps students build a bridge between school-based learning and established health care skills standards. Shadows focuses on expanding the student's horizons beyond the classroom…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Education Work Relationship, Health Services, Internship Programs
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