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Teaching the SCANS competencies

Corporate Name: United States. Dept. of Labor. Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills

Publisher: U.S. Department of Labor

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1993

Distributor: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Source Address: Mail Stop, SSOP

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20402-9328

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Government Document

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Basic Skills; Employment; School Effectiveness

The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) studied changes in the world of work and implications of those changes for learning. The Commission identified competencies which high school students needed to be a part of a high performance economy characterized by high-skills, high-wage employment. This document includes six articles that give education and training practitioners practical suggestions for applying SCANS in classroom and workplace. Model programs are described, and the topics of limited English proficient students, use of technology, and assessment are addressed.

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