• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
School To Work: Research On Programs In The United States (Paperback)
  • School To Work: Research On Programs In The United States (Paperback)
zoom

School To Work: Research On Programs In The United States (Paperback)

(author), (author), (author), (author), (author)
£42.99
Paperback 188 Pages / Published: 07/02/1995
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

An in-depth investigation into career-related programmes in American secondary schools and two-year further education colleges is given in this book. In addition to reviewing evidence on the effectiveness of vocational coursework, the authors analyse programmes involving students who study and work simultaneously, including co-operative education, youth apprenticeship and school-based enterprise.; Chapters deal with the problems encountered in the school-to-work transition: the preparation necessary not only for this transition but for changes encountered when jobs end abruptly, and issues covered include combining school-based and work-based learning and teaching and linking secondary with post- secondary education. Research on programmes involving students simultaneously working and at school, including non-school-supervised employment is also covered, as is co-operative education, which places students in jobs related to their fields of study. The traditional elements of post-school education and training are discussed together with an investigation into newer approaches including career academics and career magnet schools and programmes bridging secondary and post secondary education. Additionally, selected studies of programmes for out- of-school youth are reviewed.; To conclude, the authors consider new school-to-work systems and whether specially designed programmes for the "non-college-bound" students would be stigmatised as second best, or if an alternative programme could maintain an option for students to attend four year colleges and universities, the latter making the design and operation of school-to-work systems more difficult. Of interest to administrators, teachers, policy makers, analysts and employers, the findings in this book will shed light on the viability of new school-to- work initiatives currently being implemented in the UK, Europe and USA.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780750704298
Number of pages: 188
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 10 mm

You may also be interested in...

A Guide to Uni Life (Revised Edition)
Added to basket
Head Over Heels in the Dales
Added to basket
How to Get Into Oxbridge
Added to basket
The Other Side of the Dale
Added to basket
Brilliant Teaching Assistant
Added to basket
How to Survive Your First Year in Teaching
Added to basket
Eleven Plus Practice Papers 5 to 8
Added to basket
Tales and Travels of a School Inspector
Added to basket
What About Me?
Added to basket
Eleven Plus Practice Papers 1 to 4
Added to basket
Schools That Learn
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
The Hundred Languages of Children
Added to basket
Over Hill and Dale
Added to basket
Dr Montessoris Own Handbook
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.