|Title:||Occupational Programs and the Use of Skill Competencies at the Secondary and Postsecondary Levels, 1999|
|Description:||This report presents part of the data collected from two 1999 quick-response surveys: "Vocational Programs in Secondary Schools" and "Occupational Programs in Postsecondary Education Institutions." The surveys were conducted in response to national concern over the gap between existing workforce skills and expanding workplace demands. The summaries in this report focus on the use of skill competency lists in occupational programs, the extent of industry involvement in developing or adopting the competency lists, and the credentialing of skill proficiencies.|
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|Cover Date:||February 2000|
|Web Release:||February 18, 2000|
|Print Release:||February 18, 2000|
|Publication #:||NCES 2000023
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|Authors:||Basmat Parsad and Elizabeth Farris (Westat)|
|Type of Product:||First Look / ED TAB|
Career/Technical Education Statistics (CTE Statistics)
Fast Response Survey System (FRSS)
Postsecondary Education Quick Information System (PEQIS)
For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
John H. Ralph.