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Adult Education Dictionary: Vocational/Workforce

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Equipped for the Future (EFF)  Equipped for the Future (EFF) began as the National Institute for Literacy's standards based system reform initiative aimed at improving the quality and...  
ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult Career Vocational Education (ERIC/ACVE)  The ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education (ERIC/ACVE) was one of 16 clearinghouses in the ERIC system that was defunded in 2003...  
Foundation for Educational Technology   Foundation for Education Technology (FET) distributes educational material to California Community Adult Schools in conjuction with the Los Angeles Unified...  
Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN)  The GAIN program was started to provide the education, training and job services necessary to assist recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children(AFDC)...  
Home Economics Careers and Technology Education Programs (HECT)  Home Economics Careers and Technology Education Programs prepare students to become positive, productive members of families, the workplace, and the community...  
Home Economics Related Occupations (HERO)  The mission of the Home Economics Careers and Technology Unit is to provide high quality leadership and assistance to California high schools in order...  
Human Resource Development System   The myriad public and private programs that are linked by their focus on building the skills and knowledge of youth and adults, including: adult and family...  
Integrated Basic Education Skills Training (I-BEST)  Washington State is piloting an integrated approach to serving non-native English speaking students seeking workforce training. In the spring of 2004,...  
Intellectual Capital   Intellectual capital is the amount of profit an enterprise acquires from the productivity of its employees, customers, and suppliers. The better trained...  
Job Instructor Training Program (JIT)  The Job Instructor Training Program (JIT) initiated on-the-job training of new employees by supervisors. Through JIT, supervisors investigated job training...  
Job Rotation   Job rotation is when workers periodically transfer among a number of different positions and tasks that require different skills and responsibilities...  
Key Activity   Key activities 1) show how knowledge, skills and abilities come together in actual practice; 2) can be demonstrated, observed, and assessed; and 3) can...  
Key Purpose   Key Purpose is the part of the role map that defines the central aim of the role....  
Knowledge Management System   A knowledge management system is software that collects, stores, and makes information available among individuals in an organization. It includes information...  
Knowledge Transfer   Knowledge transfer is the ability of an organization to effectively train its employees through classroom, online, or mobile learning using a learning...  
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities (KSAs)  Knowledge, Skills And Abilities (KSAs)are the key elements that an adult needs to perform the key activities....  
Labor Force   Individuals employed as civilians, unemployed, or in the armed services during the survey week. The "civilian labor force" is composed of all civilians...  
Learner Web   The Learner Web is a learning support system for adults who want to accomplish specific learning objectives or goals such as earning a GED, improving...  
Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 (MDTA)  The main purpose of the MDTA (P.L. 87-415) was to require the federal government to develop information and apply methods that would help in dealing with...  
National Career Awareness Project (NCAP) (NCAP)  The National Career Awareness Project (NCAP) began in 2011 with the goal to increase and improve adult learners’ career awareness and planning throughout...  
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