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  21st Century Learning Initiative
Apprenticeship was the vehicle for transmitting the knowledge required for expert practice in fields from painting and sculpting to medicine and law.
In cognitive apprenticeship, the challenge is to present a wide range of tasks, varying from systematic to diverse, and to encourage students to reflect on and articulate the elements that are common across tasks.
Like other exemplars of cognitive apprenticeship, their approach is designed to give students a grasp of the complex activities involved in expertise by explicit modeling of expert processes, gradually reduced support or scaffolding for students attempting to engage in the processes, and opportunities for reflection on their own and others' efforts.
www.21learn.org /arch/articles/brown_seely.html   (8797 words)

 New York State Department of Labor - What is Apprentice Training?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Apprenticeship is the process of learning a skilled occupation through both on-the-job training (practical, paid experience) and learning the related technical knowledge in a classroom.
Apprenticeship training is a method that combines actual work experience with classroom related instruction and produces a worker skilled in the occupation, who is capable of exercising independent judgement and who subscribes to the highest standards of professional conduct.
Registration of your apprenticeship training program guarantees that your workforce will be consistently trained at the highest skill levels, that your program will be nationally recognized, and that you are entitled to the benefits of registered apprenticeship under Department of Labor laws and regulations.
www.labor.state.ny.us /apprenticeship/appindex.shtm   (574 words)

Their apprenticeship agreements set out the work processes in which they are to be trained and the hours and wages for each training period.
The modern apprenticeship agreement is signed by the employer; by a representative of a joint management-labor apprenticeship committee, or both; and by the apprentice.
Apprenticeship systems, in keeping with the new era, were gradually developed in the growing industries, at first in the iron foundries and shipbuilding yards, and later in machinery and electrical equipment plants, government arsenals, navy yards, and printing shops.
www.realapprenticeship.com /mcat/mainweb/apprenticeshiphistory.htm   (3543 words)

 Apprenticeship - RoleModel Software, Inc
Apprenticeship at RoleModel has been extremely successful so far, exceeding what we thought were aggressive expectations, in spite of the things we were naive about when we started.
The primary purpose of the apprenticeship is to provide a more effective means to attain the skills necessary to consistently provide a "professional" level of service and recieve gainful employment (and employability) for that service.
The second advantage apprenticeship enjoys over the classroom is the ability of the apprentice to observe the master on a regular basis [Alistair Cockburn "The costs and benefits of pair programming," particularly the section "Expert in Earshot." 2000].
www.rolemodelsoftware.com /apprenticeship   (3050 words)

 Apprenticeship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apprenticeship is a traditional method, still popular in some countries, of training a new generation of skilled crafts practitioners.
Traditional apprenticeships reached their lowest point in the 1970s: by that time, training programmes were rare and people who were apprentices learnt mainly by example.
Apprenticeships are part of Germany's successful dual education system, and as such form an integral part of many people's working life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apprenticeship   (2783 words)

 Information on the Registered Information on the Registered
An apprenticeship is a relationship between an employer and an employee during which the employee, or apprentice, learns a highly skilled occupation.
Apprenticeship training programs are operated on a voluntary basis by a "sponsor." A sponsor can be an individual employer or an association of employers.
One Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship is issued to the graduating apprentice from the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (BAT), recognizing the successful completion of the on-the-job training and one from the New Jersey Department of Education, recognizing the successful completion of the related classroom instruction.
www.wnjpin.state.nj.us /stc/apprentice2.html   (2623 words)

 Apprenticeship and Training - Division of Workforce Development
Apprenticeship is a voluntary, industry-driven program which is sponsored by employers, employer associations, and jointly by management and labor.
Apprenticeship is open to anyone age 16 or older, however, an employer may set a higher entry age.
Apprenticeship sponsors who seek the approval of the Council must develop "Standards of Apprenticeship" which include an organized written training plan, the terms and conditions of employment, attendance at related instruction, an equal employment opportunity pledge, and proper supervision of the apprentice(s) in an apprenticeable occupation.
www.dllr.state.md.us /labor/appr.html   (404 words)

 Apprenticeship Opportunities - Iowa Workforce Development Region 9
Registered apprenticeships are formalized career training programs that offer a combination of structured on-the-job training and related technical instruction to employees to train them in occupations that demand a high level of skill.
Registered apprenticeships are competency-based and/or time-based, industry-driven training for a vast range of occupations.
Many local companies and unions have registered apprenticeships and encourage all persons interested in the various types of employment available to investigate the apprenticeship programs in their communities.
www.iowaworkforce.org /region9/apprenticeship.htm   (235 words)

 Apprenticeship Programs
Apprenticeship training is designed to produce skilled workers who are fully competent in all aspects of a job including knowledge, skill, and proficiency.
With apprenticeship training, you sign a written agreement with your apprenticeship sponsor that is approved by and registered with the apprenticeship unit of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
Youth apprenticeship is a learning program for young people, ages 16 and older, that combines on-the-job learning with classroom instruction, that bridges high school and postsecondary schooling, and results in a high school diploma, a postsecondary award and certification of mastery of work skills.
www.iseek.org /sv/22631.jsp   (1781 words)

 DOLI - What We Do
The Virginia Registered Apprenticeship is a "win-win" approach to workforce development that provides a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction to more than 13,000 apprentices (employees) throughout the Commonwealth.
The Virginia Registered Apprenticeship currently meets the needs of approximately 2,000 Virginia sponsors (employers) who use custom-designed programs to train their workforce.
Apprenticeship terms are occupation specific, but the average term is four years.
www.dli.state.va.us /whatwedo/apprenticeship/apprenticeship_p1.html   (246 words)

The previous interpretation of the ADEA -- that apprenticeship programs could bar older persons from their ranks -- had been in effect since 1969, when the U.S. Department of Labor had jurisdiction over the Act.
Age limitations will continue for apprenticeship programs meeting the requirements under Section 4(f)1 of the ADEA [29 U.S.C. §623(f)(1)], where age is determined to be a bona fide occupational qualification.
Apprenticeship programs may also be exempted from the new rule by the Commission under Section 9 of the Act (29 U.S.C. §628, in accordance with procedures set forth in 29 C.F.R. § 1627.15).
www.eeoc.gov /press/4-2-96.html   (506 words)

 Montana Apprenticeship and Training Program
Introduction: The Montana Apprenticeship and Training Program, established in 1941, is a state-driven program with the Department of Labor and Industry that provides employer approvals, apprenticeship registration and oversight for apprenticeship program compliance for both organized and independent employers and apprentices in the State of Montana.
Apprenticeship, one of the oldest forms of training for crafts and trades, allows for an entry level worker to learn a skilled occupation by a combination of working on the job and completing technical related instruction that is occupation specific.
To maintain and revise apprenticeship training standards, to safeguard the welfare of apprentices and to ensure the quality of the training.
wsd.dli.mt.gov /apprenticeship/apprentice.asp   (516 words)

 Apprenticeship Opportunities in Alaska
Apprenticeship is a structured system of training designed to prepare individuals for skilled occupations.
Apprenticeship is a rewarding but demanding choice that requires determination, commitment and a good attitude to succeed, but for those who meet the challenges of apprenticeship, the rewards are substantial.
Apprenticeship is one of the best ways to acquire the work experience and training to establish yourself in a career.
www.jobs.state.ak.us /apprentice/index.html   (537 words)

 U.S. Department of Labor - Find It By Topic - Training - Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation.
Apprenticeship programs can be sponsored by individual employers, joint employer and labor groups, and/or employer associations.
Registered Apprenticeship is a training system that produces highly skilled workers to meet the demands of employers competing in a global economy.
www.dol.gov /dol/topic/training/apprenticeship.htm   (226 words)

 Southside Workforce Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Apprenticeship prepares employees for licensing exams in those occupations where examinations are required for licensing.
Apprenticeship training is a proven, cost-effective system for training employees in occupations that require a wide range of skills and knowledge.
Apprenticeship programs may be sponsored by an employer, an association of employers, a joint apprenticeship committee, or an organization of employees having approved apprenticeship program registered with the Council (chapter 6, Title 40.1, Code of Virginia, 1950).
www.sv.vccs.edu /acad/wfd/apprenticeship.htm   (1164 words)

DESCRIPTION: Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation.
Apprenticeship programs are sponsored by joint employer and labor groups, individual employers, and/or employer associations.
Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (BAT) registers apprenticeship programs and apprentices in 23 States and assists and oversees State Apprenticeship Councils (SACs) which perform these functions in 27 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
www.doleta.gov /jobseekers/apprent.cfm   (362 words)

 Apprenticeship Programs - 2007.2008 Humber Full-Time Postsecondary Calendar
Apprenticeship offers you an opportunity to learn a highly-skilled trade in a variety of occupations through practical job experience and in-school training.
The apprenticeship system in Ontario is governed by two pieces of legislation: the Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act (TQAA) for regulated trades in the construction sector, and the Apprenticeship and Certification Act (ACA) for the industrial/ manufacturing, motive power and service sectors.
Apprentices in government funded and approved apprenticeship programs in Ontario are charged a fee for their in-school training, including day-release, night school or alternate delivery.
postsecondary.humber.ca /apprenticeship.htm   (328 words)

 Apprenticeship and Training Division QUESTIONS ABOUT APPRENTICESHIP
Apprenticeship committees, made up of employee and employer representatives from the specific industries, operate apprenticeship programs.
The waiting period, from the date an application is filed to placement in an apprenticeship program, varies by industry.
You have the responsibility to fully participate in the apprenticeship program by working cooperatively with the training agent you´ve been assigned to, to complete all of your related training classes and to follow the committee´s rules and policies.
www.oregon.gov /BOLI/ATD/A_AG_FAQ.shtml   (1138 words)

Apprenticeships still play a major role in a wide range of modern industries, from culinary arts to mechanical engineering to health care.
Apprenticeship workshops are smaller and designed to offer job developers and career counselors an the overview of apprenticeship system so that they can better offer the trades as an career option to their clients and students.
The apprentice is supervised during the term of the apprenticeship by a skilled craft worker(s).
www.technicianeducation.com /career/apprenticeship.htm   (4187 words)

 Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission
Apprenticeship training is a great way to learn job skills while earning money.
Apprenticeship is a system of training and certification in a trade.
There are comparable apprenticeship programs found right across Canada and the Red Seal Program is your passport to mobility in your trade.
www.saskapprenticeship.ca /index.php   (169 words)

 BC Education - Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship is a structured system of supervised training leading to certification in a designated trade, occupation or craft.
It is a systematic 2-4 year program of on-the-job training supplemented by in-school instruction lasting from 4 to 10 weeks per year, depending on the trade.
The "Red Seal" allows qualified tradespersons to practice their trade in any province or territory in Canada where the trade is required to have certified workers, without having to write further examinations.
www.bced.gov.bc.ca /careers/planning/educate/apprent.htm   (207 words)

 Keyano College
Accelerated patterns of apprenticeship may be arranged for applicants who have completed training programs that correspond to the in-school portion of the apprenticeship curriculum.
Technical apprenticeship training is considered an extension of the workplace in terms of attendance and punctuality.
Where the terms of the contract of apprenticeship cannot be fulfilled, the director or his/her designate may, if circumstances warrant, arrange for an apprentice to be transferred to another employer.
www.keyano.ca /prospective_students/programs/trades/apprenticeship.htm   (1075 words)

 Apprenticeship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Apprenticeship increases job satisfaction, improves employee moral, and reduces job turnover and absenteeism.
Apprenticeship prepares employees for licensing exams in those occupations which are licensed.
Apprenticeship training is a proven, cost-effective system for training employees in occupations which require a wide range of skills and knowledge.
www.wcc.vccs.edu /apprenticeship   (563 words)

 Apprenticeship - Career Technical (CA Dept of Education)
The Division of Apprentice Standards administers California apprenticeship law and enforces apprenticeship standards for wages, hours, working conditions, and the specific skills required for state certification as a journeyperson in an apprenticeable occupation.
The California Apprenticeship Council was established by the Shelley-Maloney Apprentice Labor Standards Act of 1939.
The council holds open quarterly meetings to discuss apprenticeship, provides policy advice on apprenticeship matters to the Department of Industrial Relations, issues rules and regulations on specific apprentice subjects to be published in the California Code of Regulations, and conducts appeal hearings.
www.cde.ca.gov /ci/ct/ap   (311 words)

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