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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3 -- Applications are invited from the children of estate workers, who are resident on estates, for award of scholarships by the Ceylon Estate Workers' Education Trust (CEWET).
They were given the means to express their hidden talents through evening classes organised by the Workers' Education Association.
Among the topics are courtship and marriage, workers' education 1908-13, coal and reconstruction after the First World War, socialism and Christianity, London and Washington in the Second World War, and last things 1945-62.
THE Great Ayton branch of the Workers' Education Association is running two eight week courses.
Government is committed to taking steps for WWF educational institutions including industrial workers' education in technical and vocational sectors," he added.
Today, workers' education is generally regarded as a sub-field of adult education.
Over the past year, their skills have been developed through training courses run by the Workers' Education Association - most recently a 15-week course, Basic Gardening Skills, which began in February.
The study issued by the Sex Workers' Education and Advocacy Taskforce (Sweat), pointed out that 'the human rights abuse of sex workers in South Africa is alarming and demands immediate attention.
Research on child care workers' education has shown that professional preparation has a significant impact on children's cognitive and emotional development.
In partnership with Kirklees Museums, the Workers' Education Association is running a range of courses which are starting in January at museum sites.
The college, which merged with the Workers' Education Association in North Wales, provides a wide range of education programmes.
He taught at evening classes for the Workers' Education Authority, where he met the late Alec Twed-dle, a fellow teacher, inspiring him to write his authoritative series of Mor-peth Town Trails.

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