The Importance of Vocational Education
– … Due to this segregation of educational types and values between secondary schools and Vocational schools there was evidence of class and societal inequalities. This is evident in the following statement regarding Vocational education; ‘those whose education does not lend itself to educational treatment (e.g. shop messengers, those whose operations are automatic and require no mental effort)’ (Coolahan, 1984, p.125). Syllabi and courses Technical education was provided in the Vocational school setting which prepared a student for particular employment usually craft and skill based….
Vocational Education Vs. Standardized Testing
– Plenty of schools focus on the scores that come from standardized testing. Though standardized testing is not going to help a student get to where they need to be in order to gain their career. In fact, standardized tests are mainly being used to measure a teacher’s ability to teach (Manalo 1). Why are schools basing their curriculum on standardized test scores rather than teaching vocational education courses that will help students later on in their lives. There are many different vocational courses which include; nursing, food ethics, computer solving, office management, and even cosmetology….
Adding International Perspectives to Vocational Education
– Adding International Perspectives to Vocational Education International work opportunities are increasing as the borders of the U.S. economy expand to embrace international markets. Future workers will need to develop global awareness and an understanding of competitive, cultural, and economic factors that influence ways of doing business in order to work in the international arena. This Digest examines the instructional approaches and strategies used in vocational education to prepare students to work in a global environment….
The Career and Technical Education Misson
– Career and Technical Education (CTE) mission has always been to develop an educated & skilled workforce to keep the United State viable in a global market. At this juncture in US history, CTE is vital to help create a workforce with 21st Century Skills to remain a global leader. The Common Core standards require students to “employ contextualized work-based, project-based, and problem-based learning approaches” to gain workforce readiness skills (“Programs of Study Design Framework,” 2010). Since its birth this has been the mission of CTE programs….
Principles of Teaching in Technical Education
– I. MODULE 1 & 2: Importantly, we discover in this module many reasons as a teacher we need to focus on the purpose for technical education’s federal legislation prior to 1960. These reasons are deeply unveiled in comparing the purposes of the historical and present federal legislation regarding society, economics, and technological innovations. Accordingly, federal Workforce Legislation such as the Smith-Hughes Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and the Perkins Act are just a few that have impacted our society and its workforce…. ;