Recommendations for confronting vocational education dropout: a literature review
Vocational Factors in the Social Security Disability Determination Process: A Literature Review
The economy of the United States is driven by the production and sales of goods and services with an emphasis on productivity. Employment and training of the nation's workforce is at the core of a strong economy. This is especially true in today's climate of high technology, e-commerce, real time demand, and intense global competition for market share. The focus of a productive workforce is never far from the discussion of economic success. With these factors shaping the new economy, the importance of a skilled and productive workforce in the United States is evident.
Vocational Education in Secondary Schools. A Review of the Literature
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Vocational education is education that prepares people to work as a technician or to take up employment in a skilled craft or trade as a tradesperson or artisan. Vocational education is sometimes referred to as career and technical education. A vocational school is a type of educational institution specifically designed to provide vocational education. Vocational education can take place at the post-secondary , further education , or higher education level and can interact with the apprenticeship system. At the post-secondary level, vocational education is often provided by highly specialized trade schools , technical schools , community colleges , colleges of further education UK , vocational universities , and institutes of technology formerly called polytechnic institutes.