Bridging education and employment with basic academic skills

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Published by Office of Education and Training Resources, School of Education, Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind .

Written in English

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  • Basic education -- United States.,
  • Vocational education -- United States.,
  • Basic education -- Indiana.

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StatementJames A. Pershing, editor.
SeriesA Basic skills collection
ContributionsPershing, James A., Work-Education Bridge Project., Indiana University, Bloomington. School of Education. Office of Education and Training Resources.
LC ClassificationsLC1035.6 .B75 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL2137764M
LC Control Number88205240

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This collection of six papers discusses various aspects of teaching basic skills in connection with vocational education. The six papers are the following: "Basic Academic Skills in the Workplace and the Classroom: The Work-Education Bridge" (James A.

Pershing, Scott W. Gillie); "Basic Literacy and Communication Skills for Vocational Training" (Larry Mikulecky, Rad A. Drew); "Basic. Bridging Learning Bridging Learning by Mandia Mentis. Download it Bridging Learning books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read Bridging education and employment with basic academic skills book on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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This guide for teachers identifies sources of basic skills instructional print materials available for use with secondary-level vocational students. It is part of BASICS, a package of integrated materials developed to assist teachers, administrators, and counselors in bridging vocational and academic skills.

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job-specific technical skills-employers are understandably distressed to find so many entry-level job applicants lacking these skills. Charner () identified and catalogued the reasons given by employers for not hiring young people for entry-level jobs, including: Low grades and low levels of academic accomplishments.

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TECHNICAL SKILLS Also commonly referred to as "vocational skills", industry- or job-specific skills that students acquire either through technical training institutes, tertiary education, or specialized job training programs.

These skills. Academic skills include academic proficath, iency in m science, and related areas. Occupational skills (i.e., “soft skills”) relate to ability, willingness to learn and perform, and attitudinal characteristics. Employers are increasingly placing emphasis on potential employees who have the occupational skills needed to perform on the job.

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Industry needs trained manpower, but the vocational system is woefully inadequate. Can the Twelfth Plan change things. High schools and employers need to do a better job of preparing each other for students' inevitable transition to the workplace. A more comprehensive system that includes academic and partnership programming is needed for both educators and employers to forge important links and nurture transferable skill sets.

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In a world where education is now a pre-requisite for a half-decent job, the future omens for the male are not good. And the further you look back down the education chain, the grimmer it gets.

The PPS Student Confidence Index (SCI)* found that 80% of South African students feel that their degree sufficiently prepares them for their chosen profession. Conversely, the PPS Graduate Professional Index (GPI)** revealed that only 23% of professionals feel newly qualified graduates entering the workplace are adequately prepared.

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The Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls received a $70, grant to help immigrants acquire the soft-skills needed for employment through a program that provides some basic job skills for immigrant and refugee populations.

THIS IS THE RIGHT WORK. The learning occurs in the reflection and analysis of each failure and then is fueled by the next attempt. This is what school was always supposed to do—engage students in learning and prepare them for life.

Schools that only measure basic academic skills will never drive the professional skills expected of their. The debate on who should solve the skills gap is not new and is never-ending.

But in my opinion the onus is not on universities alone. The role of schools and .about which skills they think are truly important, where they believe their education will take them, what they think the world of work expects out of them and how prepared they are to enter it.

Our survey explored today’s U.S. college students’ opinions about finding employment and their perceptions of their own preparedness to land a job.

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