This timely volume reviews the state of postsecondary training for work in the U.S., addresses controversies about federal job policies and programs, and outlines a national approach to improved quality and accessibility in workplace preparation. The committee focuses on the various types of training individuals need during their working lives and proposes what the federal government can and cannot do in improving postsecondary training.It is frequently alleged that a major weakness of American education and training is that institutions and individuals often do ... Some argue, for example, that standards should be used primarily for guidance and diagnosis, but not for awardinganbsp;...
|Title||:||Preparing for the Workplace|
|Author||:||Janet S. Hansen|
|Publisher||:||National Academies - 1994-01-01|