A framework for 21st-century career-technical and workforce education curricula

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Author: Rojewski, Jay W.; Hill, Roger B.

Abstract:

Increasingly, career-technical and workforce education professionals are challenged with determining the best ways to prepare people for work, when many of the jobs those people will perform do not exist yet. Twenty-first-century work is evolving rapidly, with some jobs going away, other types of work appearing, and many people working in jobs that do not maximize their potential. To remain relevant in this emerging landscape, a framework is needed that can structure and guide research and curriculum development in workforce preparation in an increasingly volatile and uncertain future. ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Employment; Outcomes; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Workplace change; Employability; Skill needs; Curriculum development; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: London, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Journal volume: 92

Journal number: 2

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 180-191

ISSN: 0161-956X, 1532-7930 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.266

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