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17%OFFNancy Hoffman - Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World´s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life - 9781612501116 - V9781612501116
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Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World´s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life

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Description for Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World´s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life Paperback. "Schooling in the Workplace "investigates six international schools that promote vocational, college prep, and job-ready programs. For U.S. districts, this book represents an alternative, more successful solution for preparing kids for college. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 366.
Which non-American education systems best prepare young people for fulfilling jobs and successful adult lives? And what can the United States—where far too many young people currently enter adulthood without adequate preparation for the twenty-first-century job market—learn, adopt, and adapt from these other systems?

In Schooling in the Workplace, Nancy Hoffman addresses these questions head on, arguing that “the smartest and quickest route to a wide variety of occupations for the majority of young people in the successful countries—not a default for failing students—is a vocational program that integrates work and learning.” As she notes, the programs that successfully ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Harvard Educational Publishing Group United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United States
ISBN
9781612501116
SKU
V9781612501116
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