Instructor helps a student participating in a woodworking manufacturing training program in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg Charlie Negron Throughout most of U.S. history, American high school students were routinely taught vocational and job-ready skills along with the three Rs: reading, writing and arithmetic. Indeed readers of a certain age are […]
Source: Why We Desperately Need To Bring Back Vocational Training In Schools – Forbes
Craig D. Tillman. Tillman Inspections said:
As a home inspector and Construction Pathologist, I find so many of the trades, particularly those involving carpentry, roofing, window installations, and exterior building claddings, to be the most deficient, with the results being leaking homes, rot and damage. Many builder and contractors have given up finding qualified trades men, and the public suffers for it. Is it any wonder why so many foreign nationals, (of many nations,) are now doing our roofing and other trades. Many of them are more qualified then our own children in these high paying trades. Not everyone is intended to sit behind a desk with a computer in front of them.
Many plumbers now can make more than a doctor. Think about it!