Category: Vocational Education

  • A Guide to Quality in Online Learning
    • This guide summarizes the key quality issues in online education in a concise and accessible manner, with an annotated reading list to help you to pursue particular topics further.
  • Carpentry
    • Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the use of wood to construct items as large as buildings and as small as desk drawers. Carpentry is also used to construct the formwork into which concrete is poured during the building of structures such as roads and highway overpasses.
  • Changes in High School Vocational Coursetaking in a Larger Perspective
    • This Stats in Brief looks at trends in vocational coursetaking among high-school students, examining these trends in light of labor market changes. These findings suggest that changes in vocational coursetaking may at least in part reflect responses to labor market trends.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    • This Handbook is produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and provides detailed information about a variety of job choices, the education required for them, their average salaries, and a description of what they do.
  • Plumbing
    • Plumbing is the system of pipes, drains fittings, valves, valve assemblies, and devices installed in a building for the distribution of water for drinking, heating and washing, and the removal of waterborne wastes, and the skilled trade of working with pipes, tubing and plumbing fixtures in such systems.
  • Postsecondary and Labor Force Transitions Among Public High School Career and Technical Education Participants
    • This set of Issue Tables provides information on the transition of high school career and technical education (CTE) participants into postsecondary education and the labor market during the first 2 years after their high school graduation, from 2004 to 2006.
  • Public High School Teachers of Career and Technical Education
    • These Web Tables describe public school teachers of grades 9–12 during the 2007–08 school year, looking specifically at teachers whose primary teaching assignment was in career and technical education (CTE).
  • The Benefits of GED Programs for Correctional Institutions
    • The GED test credential is only one step to former inmates’ success after prison, but it is an important one. Technology makes GED education affordable and effective for adult correctional education.
  • Welding
    • Welding is a fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing coalescence.