“Academic” and “Vocational” are False Distinctions in Education

Employers want writing and cognitive skills, Do community college students need vocational or academic programs? Or a blend? On 10/30, at Teachers College, with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, TC President Thomas Bailey probes the “dichotomy” between vocational education and academic learning.

https://www.tc.columbia.edu/articles/2019/october/academic-and-vocational-are-
-distinctions-in-education/ Thomas Bailey and Clyde Belfield will argue for a “Gen-Tech” educational framework in delivering the AAAS Mandel Lecture