- Job-training riddle. // Christian Science Monitor;1/23/95, Vol. 87 Issue 39, p18
Editorial. Discusses about the effectiveness of the federal job training programs. Suggestions on the steps to be taken to make it more effective.
- `Germany prepares kids for good jobs; we were preparing ours for Wendy's. Kiester Jr., Edwin; Ferorelli, Enrico // Smithsonian;Mar93, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p44
Discusses how, in the United States, the lack of skilled workers and the fear of competition has motivated Pennsylvania to launch a promising new apprenticeship program. How and why apprenticeship works; More.
- Green Paper urges job training. // Youth Studies Australia;Autumn1994, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the Australian Federal Government's proposal for job training. Proposal to require all school-leavers to complete at least five years of job training; Lack of commitment by employers to on-the-job training; Lack of facilities for people to upgrade their job skills.
- What the `V' word is costing America. Aring, Monika Kosmahl // Phi Delta Kappan;Jan93, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p396
Outlines a new vocational education system that is designed to provide all US students a choice of the education and training system best suited for their needs and the nation's needs. Negative connotations of vocational training; School-to-work projects that have begun in the US; Historical...
- Job training that works. Moyes, Howard A. // State Government News;Jun/Jul96, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p23
Reports on the steps taken by states in the United States to improve job training efforts. Job Training Partnership Act; Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training (JOBS); Food stamps Employment and Training Programs; CAREERS Act; Need to instill work ethics and proper motivation to program...
- Cutting red tape. // State Government News;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p8
Focuses on United States Vice President Al Gore and Labor Secretary Alexis Herman's announcement that 13 more states will receive waivers of federal restriction and oversight on federal job training programs. Total number of states presently receiving waivers; Sample of waivers.
- Training workers for tomorrow. Szabo, Joan C. // Nation's Business;Mar93, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p22
Discusses the efforts the government, business and labor are exerting to resolve the widening gap between labor skills and job requirements. Example and data showing skills gap; President Bill Clinton administration's emphasis on worker training; Growing awareness of problem; Efforts by...
- Learning from Germany's model. // Nation's Business;Mar93, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p30
Discusses the prospects of the nationwide establishment of a youth apprenticeship program to provide high-technology company training. Modelled after the successful training system in Germany Apprenticeship programs in Siemens Corp.; Government efforts to establish the program; Program...
- A guide to a successful future. // Nation's Business;Mar93, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p87
Editorial. Calls on the President and the Congress to pay particular attention to the 1993-1994 National Business Agenda as a means of revitalizing the economy. Agenda presented by the United States Chamber of Commerce; Supporting arguments; Excerpts from the agenda.