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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 Hardcover – November 30, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-1612501123 ISBN-10: 1612501125

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 212 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard Educational Publishing Group (November 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1612501125
  • ISBN-13: 978-1612501123
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,313,572 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Nancy Hoffman offers a clear-eyed analysis of the American youth development problem and what we can learn from our European competitors, their successes and their failures. She suggests workable solutions in moving from a 'completion' agenda to a learning for jobs agenda. This is a necessary read for those who are serious about addressing the real education needs of American youth in their transition to a productive adulthood. --James R. Stone III, professor and director, National Research Center for Career & Technical Education, University of Louisville --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Nancy Hoffman is a vice president and senior advisor at Jobs for the Future, a national nonprofit located in Boston. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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By Hana on March 30, 2014
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This book offers an amazing overview of OECD policies on vocational education and serves as a wonderful backgrounder for someone looking to explore the parameters of the field and offers great Case studies
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