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US Department of Education, 2009
Federal Student Aid's core mission is to ensure that all eligible Americans benefit from federal financial assistance--grants, loans and work-study programs--for education beyond high school. The programs administered comprise the nation's largest source of student aid. Every year, the U.S. Department of Education provides more than $83 billion in…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Federal Aid
Jurmo, Paul – Literacy Harvest, 2002
Most of the job losses that occurred in New York City after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center occurred in low-wage jobs held by lower-skilled workers. Many of those affected faced multiple obstacles limiting their employment prospects, including limited literacy and English language skills and a lack of "connections" to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Curriculum Development
Vera Inst. of Justice, New York, NY. – 1980
This guide explains how to establish a program of supported work that can be used to enable hard-to-employ individuals (including disabled persons, ex-offenders, and rehabilitated drug and alcohol abusers) to obtain and retain jobs. The program described is based on the following five concepts: real job assignments, graduated stress, sympathetic…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Career Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Employment Counselors
Love, Cathleen T., Ed.; Weis, Susan F., Ed. – 1985
This collection contains papers dealing with contemporary issues in and techniques for justifying and promoting home economics education. The following papers by Susan F. Weiss are included: "The Trend of Power Decentralization,""Entrepreneurship," and "Working Successfully with an Advisory Committee." Catherine T. Love wrote the following papers…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advisory Committees, Career Development, Economic Change
Development Associates, Inc., Arlington, VA. – 1979
This monograph addresses the task of designing, operating, and evaluating bilingual vocational instruction programs. It is intended to help administrators, program planners, evaluators, and staff responsible for providing an efficient, effective, and relevant program for adults and youth who are unemployed or underemployed having insufficient job…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Bilingual Education, Data Collection, English (Second Language)
Department for Education and Employment, London (England). – 1994
This booklet describes British efforts to develop a world-class, highly skilled work force. The booklet examines the following topics: Britain's training framework (the National and Scottish Vocational Qualification system and national targets for foundation and lifetime learning and training); strategies for developing a flexible qualification…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives
Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1989
This checklist, revised by the Further Education Unit from an earlier effort, was developed through a review of 10 case studies in the East Midlands and Wales. It offers a series of pointers for all those involved in the education and training of unemployed adults, providing a framework for program design and delivery. The checklist includes an…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Check Lists
Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1989
The 1987-88 dissemination program for REPLAN (the British program to promote educational opportunities for unemployed adults) is described; examples of good practice are identified; and suggestions for future dissemination activities are offered. The advice is intended for those who develop staff and curriculum for unemployed adults, and it…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Information Dissemination, Outreach Programs
Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1992
This manual is designed to support college management teams in Great Britain in the planning and delivery of effective learning opportunities for unemployed people, within the context of changes in the economy, labor market, and education and training policy. Section 1 discusses the context of these changes, and key issues for college planners are…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Ancillary School Services, Course Content, Curriculum Development
Leach, James A.; Sanders, Carol S. – 1983
This booklet has been prepared to provide business, industry, labor, government, and educational groups with an overview of the economic development process as well as ideas for planning and implementing coordinated economic development activities. An overview defines economic development and provides premises upon which the definition was…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Change Strategies, Community Development, Cooperative Planning
Coad, Cynthia – 1985
This guide is intended to assist vocational training placement personnel responsible for recruiting, counseling, or providing vocational services to disadvantaged or unemployed clients of a Job Training Partnership Act program. The manual is a compilation of verified vocational educational activities related to job placement and followup…
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Skills, Check Lists, Competency Based Education
Connecticut State Board of Education, Hartford. – 1985
This compendium provides information concerning promising methods and techniques in vocational and adult education in Connecticut during the 1984-85 school year. It is targeted at educators who wish to improve their own vocational and adult education programs and services. Practices described in the document were selected by a panel of educators…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Animal Husbandry
Snedeker, Bonnie; And Others – 1985
This guide for Private Industry Council (PIC) officers, members, and staff is written to assist in planning and overseeing effective programs for youth at risk in the local labor market using resources allocated under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). Section I takes a broad view of the problem of building effective employability…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Dropouts, Economically Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship
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Vermont State Dept. of Employment and Training, Montpelier. – 1984
This document presents the 23 preemployment skills competencies designed to assist youth in their search for work, their life/work management decisions, and their overall work maturity. They are designed for youth served under the Job Training Partnership Act. In its entirety, the document can be used for information purposes and as a training…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Federal Legislation