21st-century apprenticeship : best practices for building a world-class workforce / Jeffrey A. Cantor.
Contributor(s): Gale (Firm).Series: Gale eBooks.Description: 1 online resource (ix, 167 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781440834196.Subject(s): Apprentices -- United States | Apprenticeship programs | Community colleges -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: 21st-century apprenticeship.DDC classification: 331.25/9220973 Online resources: Available via Gale eBooks. Click here to access
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. A renewed interest in U.S. apprenticeship -- 2. A 21st century workforce and world economy -- 3. American career and technical education in perspective -- 4. The 21st century apprentice -- 5. A perspective from firms and employers using registered -- 6. A recipe for successful business and industry partnerships -- 7. The community college : an american innovation at the center of the partnership -- 8. Skills standards & industry credentials : the framework for apprenticeship training and pathway to college degrees, diplomas, and certificates -- 9. A model for 21st century apprenticeship emerges -- 10. Join me and get out and spread the word.
This book examines the rebirth of an age-old concept in the 21st century--apprenticeship. Serving as a call to action with a positive message for parents, entrepreneurs, educators, legislators, and political leaders, the book analyzes the condition of the U.S. and world economies from an employment and occupational perspective and describes how apprenticeship training can significantly bolster the economic recovery.
Description based on print version record.