vocational education

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Noun1.vocational education - training for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or tradevocational education - training for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or trade
education - the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
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DERA ISMAIL KHAN -- Three real brothers of Paharpur tehsil were critically injured when an armed men opened fire at them over an issue pertaining to ownership of a wood shop here.
Upon his retirement in 1995, he continued his love for engineering and re-engineering things in wood from his well-equipped wood shop. He was a leader and mentor in the Woodchucks Wood Shop at the Del Webb community in Huntley IL.
We loved to run through the fields of the family farm, join our grandmother for a ladies' lunch and sneak into my grandfather's wood shop. We loved to hide in the wood shop for hours, the smell of sawdust surrounding us as we played, laughed and avoided chores like snapping peas or, worse, eating them.
Mike Mahoney started making skateboards in wood shop as a teenager in the late 1970s, but it wasn't until 2005 that he bought a custom skateboard press from a bankrupt manufacturer and launched Honey Skateboards.
Thirty students rotate through four classes--metal shop, wood shop, computers and electronics--spending four-and-a-half weeks in each discipline.
Date startled: Wood Shop was established in June 1974.
Projects that will be undertaken by students and teachers include a rainwater filtration project at Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, conversion of a wood shop into an engineering lab at El Segundo High School, and a new communications center at the Da Vinci Schools in Wiseburn.
Schools have been eliminating classes like wood shop, welding and carpentry for the past two decades, but at three traditional public high schools in Denver, CO, those classes are still alive and well (Denver Post, 1/26/10).
For the past three months, Galik has attended the Saturday Open Wood Shop at the Willamalane Park and Recreation District Adult Activity Center at 215 West C St.
A young teacher in Arkansas lost his job after blogging about teaching wood shop without any equipment, USA Today reports.
Camden Toboggan Company makes the Cadillac of snow sliders in its Maine wood shop. Handcrafted from native ash, these toboggans range in size from the six-foot coupe to the 10-foot party wagon.