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vocational education

noun
1.
educational training that provides practical experience in a particular occupational field, as agriculture, home economics, or industry.
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Examples from the web for vocational education
  • First of all, a traditional bachelor's degree is not supposed to be a vocational education.
  • There has also become an increased bias against vocational education.
  • There may be scope for more vocational education programmes.
  • Since then, imagination has been removed from vocational education, even at the secondary level.
  • vocational education is definitely seen as second rate.
  • We need to provide quality education from pre-school through community college, vocational education, and higher-education.
  • The vocational education additional cost per pupil can be expressed as a multiple of the formula amount.
Encyclopedia Article for vocational education

instruction intended to equip persons for industrial or commercial occupations. It may be obtained either formally in trade schools, technical secondary schools, or in on-the-job training programs or, more informally, by picking up the necessary skills on the job

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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