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Sanzare, James – Social Studies Journal, 1979
Describes Cuba's unique approach to indoctrinating high school students in communist beliefs. It places urban students in work-study schools in the countryside to separate them from (1) urban elitism and (2) family influence which conditions attitudes toward career goals. As a result, young adults are more willing to be sent wherever they are…
Descriptors: Communism, Comparative Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Kraft, Richard J. – 1977
The study examines the attitudes of young people in the secondary schools and universities of Nicaragua toward politics, government, religion, education, and work. The report also looks at teacher's attitudes towards education. Over 50 instruments which provide information concerning attitudes, values, and beliefs were sent to random samples of…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes, Comparative Analysis, Educational Attitudes
Feldman, Marvin – 1984
Contrary to expectations a decade ago, the United States has not buried the dichotomy between vocational education and academic education. Instead, as shown by the publication of the report, "A Nation at Risk," the academic community is again declaring war on the vocational education establishment. This report, which stresses the need…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Back to Basics, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
Law, Gordon F. – 1982
Historical developments in the 18th and 19th centuries influenced the course of European and American education and the separate path of vocational education. The first of these developments was the emergence of schools as primary instruments for the transmission of knowledge and culture, as a result of the phenomenal growth of the American states…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Practices