The workforce for the 21st century


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Author: O'Lawrence, Henry


Aim/purpose: In today's changing economy, economic growth depends on career and technical programs for skill training. Background: This study discusses the key area in promoting individual learning and skill training and discusses the importance of career education and training as a way of promoting economic growth. Methodology: This study uses a qualitative study approach to investigate and report on the status and influence of workforce education and development and its economic importance. Contribution: This report contributes to the knowledge base common to all work settings that can...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Skills and knowledge; Technology; Employment; Labour market; Teaching and learning; Economics

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; Unemployment; Employment opportunity; Labour force; Work based learning; Education; Training; Economic growth

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Institute, 2017

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Journal volume: 14

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 67-85

ISSN: 1547-5840 (print), 1547-5867 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Rights: All articles of this journal, whether published in the past or future, are now licensed to you under a Creative Commons By-NC license and copyright to articles is returned and retained by their respective authors.

Document number: TD/TNC 128.87

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