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Science and Technology Education A Comparison of British and American Approaches

Science and Technology Education A Comparison of British and American Approaches A comparison from the authors recent visits to a High School forScience and Technology situated in a prosperous area with low level ofunemployment in the USA, and a City Technology College in an area ofhigh unemployment and social deprivation in England. The respectivemethods of funding and local support are examined and their implicationsdiscussed as well as the commitment of staff, the motivation of studentsand the attitude of other schools. The benefits are compared as well asthe possibilities of disseminating and replicating the developments. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Education + Training Emerald Publishing

Science and Technology Education A Comparison of British and American Approaches

Education + Training , Volume 33 (1) – Jan 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0040-0912
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10.1108/00400919110142602
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Abstract

A comparison from the authors recent visits to a High School forScience and Technology situated in a prosperous area with low level ofunemployment in the USA, and a City Technology College in an area ofhigh unemployment and social deprivation in England. The respectivemethods of funding and local support are examined and their implicationsdiscussed as well as the commitment of staff, the motivation of studentsand the attitude of other schools. The benefits are compared as well asthe possibilities of disseminating and replicating the developments.

Journal

Education + TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1991

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