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Skills and Competencies Needed to Succeed in Today's Workplace

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Visit this site: http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/assment/as7scans.htm

Author:NCREL: North Central Regional Educational Laboratory; Learning Point Associates
Description: Because the world of work is changing, the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education formed the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) to study the kinds of competencies and skills that workers must have to succeed in today's workplace. The results of the study were published in a document entitled What Work Requires of Schools: A SCANS Report for America 2000. A summary of the findings are provided here.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Public and Government Institutions, Research Centers, Publications, Reference Sources
Math Ed Topics: Adult Education, Tech Prep/Math for Employment, Social Issues/Public Policy

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