About Vocational Degrees

Before you start any job, however prestigious or simple, your prospective employer will consider what skills and talents you can bring to the position. Whether you just need a pleasant personality to work in a shop, or you are required to have a long list of qualifications to work in the medical field, you can only be the right person for the job if you meet those requirements.

Knowing just what an employer is looking for before he hires is key in being able to get the job. You want to be just the person they’re looking for! You want your resume to stand out and your confidence and skills to make you a prime candidate. Education is a major key to having what it takes.

You can attend a four year college and get a degree that might fit the bill, or you can attend a vocational school and have a specialized degree that will ensure potential employers that you have studied and work intensely toward being the best employee you can be.

There are a huge number of vocational degrees that you can earn. Vocational schools have so many different focuses that you can choose from. Take almost any career field and you will find numerous different degrees and certifications that can be earned in the field. For example, in the field of nursing alone there are over 200 vocational degrees and certifications you can choose from!

Because vocational school is so specialized, you need to go into it knowing what you want. There is not time for goofing off for a year or two before choosing your major, like so many college students do. Decide what position you’d like to hold, one that you can be passionate about and get satisfaction from every day. Then find out what requirements there are to get such a position.

One of the great things about vocational degrees is that you can get one on top of your other education. Maybe you’ve been to college for a year or two and just now decided what you want to do for your career. You can switch to a vocational school and quickly get the degree that will help you find the job you want. Or maybe you’ve been working in one field for a short or long period of time and finally decided that this is not what you want to be doing for the rest of your life. You can head to a vocational college and get a degree quickly that will allow you to change jobs with good prospects.

Everyone should be able to have their dream job. Vocational colleges make this a possibility for many people, helping them gain the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in their field and a vocational degree to prove it. Find out what type of degree is required for your dream job and go out and get it!

 

Vocational Schools News:

 

Chinese Press: Chinese teachers' shortage problem declines further to unreasonable postings
Last Updated: 2:04pm, Jun 20, 2014PETALING JAYA (June 20): While the teachers shortage problem in national and national-type secondary schools...

Resolve teacher posting issue wisely: Teo
Kudat: The posting of the 51 Chinese language teachers who graduated from Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) to boarding schools, vocational schools and colleges was a serious issue as the Education Ministry has neglected the shortage of Chinese language teachers in conforming schools...

Town refuses to pay tuition for out of district vocational school - Wareham Week

Wareham Week

Town refuses to pay tuition for out of district vocational school
Wareham Week
Faced with making some tough budget choices in the wake of the June 17 defeat of a $4.5 million Proposition 2 override proposal, Shaver-Hood said Friday that the schools are opting to trim expenses that they are not obligated by law to pay. She said .

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Do your homework when choosing a vocational school - Jackson Sun

Do your homework when choosing a vocational school
Jackson Sun
The FTC suggests exploring other options before enrolling in a vocational school. Call employers in your chosen field and ask what kinds of training and experience they look for and what programs they recommend. Look into alternatives like community .

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38 million students expected at vocational schools by 2020 - GlobalPost

CCTV

38 million students expected at vocational schools by 2020
GlobalPost
In 2020, there will be about 23.5 million pupils at vocational schools, which in China take in students after they finish the first three years in middle schools, said the guideline to boost vocational education, which was issued by the State Council .
A Neglected Problem in China's Education SystemWall Street Journal (blog)
Vocational school places to be increasedHong Kong Standard
China Wants Fewer College Grads, More Skilled Workers. Sound Familiar?Businessweek

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China to Increase Vocational Schools Enrollment 31% by 2020
The Chinese government recently publicized a plan to allow for 38.3 million students attending vocational education institutions by 2020, a 31% increase from its current enrollment. Vocational schools in China accept ...

Broward tech centers are county's new colleges | Video
Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of...

Chinese language teachers are inappropriately deployed
Ong Chiaw Chuan condemns the Education Ministry's move to deploy Chinese language teachers trained to teach in secondary schools to full boarding schools and vocational schools...

Vocational school in every electoral constituency - E Kantipur

Vocational school in every electoral constituency
E Kantipur
KATHMANDU, JUN 22 - The government plans to open a vocational training institution in every electoral constituency, government officials involved in the budget -making process have said. They said it will be one of the flagship programmes to be .

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Investment Week: Magna of Liberec Interested in Graduates of .
Investment Week: Magna of Liberec Interested in Graduates of Secondary Vocational Schools. 18 Jun. 2014 | CzechInvest | Students toured the production facilities of Magna Exteriors & Interiors (Bohemia), s.r.o. during the company's open ...

A call to fix or shut Madison Park school - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

A call to fix or shut Madison Park school
Boston Globe
Boston's only vocational school needs to improve quickly or be shut down, replaced by an independent regional vocational school, according to an internal School Department memo obtained by the Globe. The recommendation, one of 27 made by an .

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