Vocational


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Vocational

Relating to an occupation, career, or job.
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The review concludes that this growth in numbers taking vocational qualifications has been due to the significant demand from employers for qualifications designed to meet the skills needed in the economy.
Remember that initial support for state guidance and counseling leadership came from federal Vocational Education legislation.
This indicates a change from previous practices in which career and vocational training received minimal attention, while academic and social skill building received most of the assessment attention.
Dr John Graystone, chief executive of fforwm, which represents further education centres across Wales, says there is a clear responsibility on politicians and society to promote the status of vocational training.
Narrowly focused vocational skills programs leading to non-baccalaureate degree careers are being replaced with academically rigorous programs that prepare students for both higher education and the changing workplace by including a high-degree of technology and focusing on high-demand careers.
The delegates include lecturers, trade union advisers, company managers, all with a passion to enhance vocational education and training within their respective countries.
But the report also says the law fell short of realizing the need for vocational training and placed too much emphasis on academics: "...
The largest part of Day's survey deals with the Fifth Republic, under which distinctions increasingly developed between technical education and vocational education, the latter termed "professional" (professionnel) in France.
As federal funding under the Smith-Hughes Act increased at intervals that reached $7.2 million for 1925-26, the Federal Board began to look at the differences in the ways the states were utilizing these funds and carrying out their state vocational programs.
Steve Shivers, the commissioner of Alabama's Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, believes his program is one of Alabama's best economic investments.
That is why Lynnae Ruttledge, assistant administrator for planning and policy with the Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Division, feels it is vital for young adults with disabilities to include international experience as part of their preparations to enter the increasingly global U.S.
Though general research related to students with special needs is plentiful, studies that address the preservice and inservice training needs of vocational and technical education teachers related to students with special needs is not.