Benefits of integrating national skill standards into education and training curricula

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Author: Faulkner, Susan L.

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National Council for Continuing Education and Training (U.S.) (NCCET)

Abstract:

The National Skill Standards Board (NSSB) is the national authority on developing a system of skill standards and has established a national framework and common language including skill standards, assessments and certifications. However, many industry, labour, professional and education interest groups have established nationally recognised, industry-validated skill standards. In addition, the NSSB does not have a role in developing curricula and instructional materials at the national level. In this brief article, the author suggests that nationally recognised, industry-ratified skills...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Skill needs; Curriculum; Curriculum development; Skill standardisation

Geographic subjects: North America; United States

Published: Carlsbad, California: National Council for Continuing Education and Training, 2001

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Journal title: Catalyst

Journal volume: 30

Journal number: 3

Journal date: Winter, 2001

Pages: pp. 21-24

ISSN: 0739-9227

Statement of responsibility: Susan Faulkner

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 69.512

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