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  • Education And Training The New Vocationalism
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    THERE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN VOCATIONAL ASPECTS TO SCHOOLING IN AUSTRALIA. HOWEVER, IN RECENT TIMES THERE HAS BEEN AN INCREASED EMPHASIS ON THIS ASPECT OF SCHOOLING WITHIN BOTH THE GENERAL CURRICULUM AND THOSE AREAS THAT HAVE A PARTICULAR VOCATIONAL FLAVOUR. IN WHAT WAYS DOES THIS EMPHASIS PROVIDE A BROADER OR NARROWER CONCEPTION OF EDUCTION FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS? YOUR RESPONSE NEEDS TO REFER TO: (I) THE AIMS OF THE 'NEW VOCATIONALISM' AND HOW IT IS CURRENTLY BEING MANIFESTED IN SECONDARY SCHOOLING; (II...
  • Physical Education
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    Luther Halsey Gulick "One of the most remarkable personalities to leave an imprint upon YMCA physicaleducation was Luther Gulick" (Johnson, 1979, 55). Gulick, whose parents were missionaries, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1865. For fifteen years he traveled extensively because ofhis background as a child of missionaries. Finally, in 1880, he was able to slow his travels and go to Oberlin College until 1884. While at Oberlin, he suffered from headaches caused by poor eyesight. Also during his s...
  • Community Over Educational Policy And Organisation
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    EU Law: Educational Organisation And Policy Are Not As Such Included In The Spheres Which The Treaty In 1957, the EEC was created under the Treaty of Rome, its primary objectives involving economic integration. Education did not fall within the scope of such integration, its only relevance being in regard to vocational training under article 128 of the Treaty. Where such training would aid the development of the nation's economy and the common market. It was not until the TEU in 1992 that educat...
  • Continuous Education
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    Today's firefighters are tomorrow's fire chiefs. It is important to have a solid career development program in place to ensure that the fire department will continue to progress and be able to embrace change as technology advances and the needs of the community change. A Career development programs purpose "is to assist employees to align their own personal goals with those goals and objectives of the organization". (Stone 1) A career development program needs to address education, training, exp...
  • History And Theory Of Early Childhood Education
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    Friedrich Froebel was born in Germany in 1782 and his early childhood was lonely, lacking in parental attention. This period of early solitude affected his entire life, and he spent a great deal of time playing alone in the gardens of his Fathers property where he remained in close contact with nature all of his life (Brosterman, 1997). Despite this early setback, he went on to study and work in an array of occupations, some of which included learning woodcraft, the skills of farming, bookkeepin...
  • Pediatrics For The Money
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    What are the educational requirements to become a pediatrician? How many years to you have to study? What other training requirements, internships, licenses, continuing education, or membership in the professional societies is required? To become a pediatrician you first have to complete a general college education which may or may not focus on the sciences. As long as you do well in your studies and take a core set of pre-med courses you can major in just about anything. In fact, medical school...

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