Education

Dec 28 2017

Vocational Education #vocational #education

#vocational education # Site-wide navigation Vocational Education Featured Also known as career or technical education, vocational education refers to formal training and instruction for technical, paraprofessional, skilled, or semiskilled occupations, usually without requiring or providing a bachelor’s degree. RAND researchers have examined the relationship between vocational education and effective workforce planning and development, state policies influencing vocational education, vocational education quality, and more. Technical and vocational education and training in India has expanded significantly over the past two decades. But quality and relevance remain significant issues. What may be learned from other countries’ experiences? Researcher Spotlight Management Scientist Dwayne Butler …

Dec 28 2017

The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom #technology #education #websites

#technology education websites # The Pros and Cons of Technology in the Classroom Using technology in the classroom is one of those issues that makes it easy to be a fence sitter. It’s difficult to be 100% for the use of educational technology all of the time, when there are so many convincing arguments against it. Most teachers find a happy medium with technology—it’s useful in some situations, but a distraction in others. This great article on Huffington post offers an example of a kindergarten classroom where young learners use technology naturally and in authentic ways. The article also goes …

Dec 28 2017

Grants Management #education #grants

#education grants # Grants Management The Office of Grants Management manages and processes state and federal grant awards to school districts, community colleges, universities and community-based organizations. This office provides administrative and operational support to program managers including receipt and technical review, tracking, budget review, and distribution and file maintenance of all projects awarded by the Florida Department of Education. Training and Development services include training for grant recipients on the fiscal management of state and federal grants. For information on student grants, scholarships and other financial aid, visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Get the latest information on …

Dec 28 2017

What is Vocational Training? #vocational #education

#vocational education # What Is Vocational Training? Vocational training is used to prepare for a certain trade or craft. Decades ago, it used to refer solely to such fields are welding and automotive service, but today it can range from hand trades to retail to tourism management. Vocational training is education only in the type of trade a person wants to pursue, forgoing traditional academics. Vocational Training Overview Vocational training, also known as Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Career and Technical Education (CTE), provides job-specific technical training for trades, such as auto repair, plumbing and retail. These programs generally …

Dec 28 2017

Vocational education and training (VET) – European Commission #vocational #education

#vocational education # Vocational education and training (VET) What is the Commission doing for vocational education and training? Based on the Copenhagen Process the European Commission acts in partnership with national governments, employers’ and workers’ groups and countries outside the EU to: improve the quality of training (initial education, continuing development) improve the quality of teachers, trainers and other professionals in the sector make courses more relevant to the labour market. How is this being done? These objectives are achieved through: The Commission’s work on vocational education and training is supported by two agencies: European Centre for the Development of …

Dec 28 2017

Vocational Technical Education #vocational #education

#vocational education # Vocational Technical Education Educators, including teachers, support personnel, and administrators are required to hold a license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in order to be eligible to teach in the Massachusetts Public Schools. For thorough and specific information about the license you wish to obtain, you can search for potential pathways and requirements using the Licensure Requirements Tool . SEI Endorsement: Please note: educators seeking a Vocational Technical Education Teacher or Administrator license are not currently required to obtain the Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement. Performance Assessment for Leaders (PAL): As of September …