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American Agenda (Education: Apprenticeship) #125337

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Berlin, Germany: Bill Blakemore) German apprenticeship program which combines learning with earning for school dropouts examined; scenes shown to illustrate how apprenticeship programs work. [Siemens apprentice Holgar LAUFERSWEILER - says apprenticeship is highly regarded in Germany.] Education in Germany noted more closely tied to work than it is in US; details given of how career information centers demystify process of choosing a career and how formal schooling is continued for apprentices as part of their contracts. [LAUFERSWEILER - comments on connection between classroom and work.] [Siemens manager Joachim DRECHSLER - (thru translator) comments.] [State Institution for Career Development Dr. Hermann SCHMIDT - says it is a good investment for the workforce.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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