Location

Hong Kong Conventional & Exhibition Centre

Source Publication

IVETA 2000 Conference Proceedings

Description

The concept of having all career/vocational/technical students develop leadership skills in addition to their other salable skills is recognized by both educators and employers. Total student development is necessary for all students to ensure successful roles in society, and to enter the labor market. Incorporating leadership skills in the instruction, improves the quality and relevance of the instruction, develops student leadership, enhances citizenship responsibilities, overcomes sex and race discrimination and stereotyping, and benefits all students including special populations and minorities. Occupational skills need to be enhanced with skills that enable the student to communicate with employers and do well in the workplace.

Document Type

Conference Paper

 
Aug 6th, 12:00 AM

An examination of the concept of providing leadership development for all students as an integral part of classroom instruction

Hong Kong Conventional & Exhibition Centre

The concept of having all career/vocational/technical students develop leadership skills in addition to their other salable skills is recognized by both educators and employers. Total student development is necessary for all students to ensure successful roles in society, and to enter the labor market. Incorporating leadership skills in the instruction, improves the quality and relevance of the instruction, develops student leadership, enhances citizenship responsibilities, overcomes sex and race discrimination and stereotyping, and benefits all students including special populations and minorities. Occupational skills need to be enhanced with skills that enable the student to communicate with employers and do well in the workplace.