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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.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: February 2000
Web Release: February 18, 2000
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 2000023
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: Career/Technical Education Statistics (CTE Statistics)
Fast Response Survey System (FRSS)
Postsecondary Education Quick Information System (PEQIS)
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