quote by Conrad Burns

Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.

— Conrad Burns

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Vocational education quote It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without acc
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

At different times I taught humanities, social sciences and pre-vocational education.

At different times I taught humanities, social sciences and pre-vocational education.

Vocational education quote Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.

I do regard spinning and weaving as a necessary part of any national system of education.


The Indian youth needs to be empowered, and it can be done through good education and vocational training.

Vocational education quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations.

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.

Vocational training is the training of animals or slaves.

It fits them to become cogs in the industrial machine. Free men need liberal education to prepare them to make a good use of their freedom.

Vocational education quote You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.

If we want boys to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education.


Tell me of what plant-birthday a man takes notice, and I shall tell you a good deal about his vocation, his hobbies, his hay fever, and the general level of his ecological education.

I believe that there should be transparency in pricing, that schools should provide information on what majors translate to what salary outcomes, and that vocational training and technical schools should be a larger part of our education portfolio.

Vocational education quote Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain
Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.

Education is like a diamond with many facets: It includes the basic mastery of numbers and letters that give us access to the treasury of human knowledge, accumulated and refined through the ages; it includes technical and vocational training as well as instruction in science, higher mathematics, and humane letters.

Education is key. We have to keep girls in school and give them the same opportunities that boys have. They need access to vocational training and mentorship, as well. It's an issue of gender equality, which is fortunately a hot topic right now, but we need to keep at it and not rest on our laurels.

Education is not a discipline at all.

Half vocational, half an emptiness dressed up in garments borrowed from philosophy, psychology, literature.

Vocational education quote The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.

At the moment I would like to emphasize the need for vocational training, for non-formal education in Burma to help all those young people who have suffered from a bad education. They have to be trained to earn their living. They have to have enough education vocational training to be able to set up respectable lives for themselves.

With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training.

In a country lacking leaders, in Africa, for instance, how could a native educated in Europe refuse to become a professor, even at the price of his literary vocation?

Vocational education quote No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you trea
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.

Hillary Clinton said we need to bring back vocational education in high school.

We need to support community colleges. We need to make sure that people who are not going to finish college have a job waiting for them and the skills to do the job. These are all - have become fairly standard Democratic policy positions.

Education provides you a profession. But not vocation. You do it only because you need to work to earn money to buy your food, buy your clothes, pay the bills. Our life has a greater meaning, and a greater purpose.


I'm a jazz musician by education and vocation, but I don't think jazz should [ dictate] what I want to do.

Vocational education quote The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.

In so far as the intention of education is to train the child for a vocation it is a millstone around his neck.

An educator's most important task, one might say his holy duty, is to see to it that no child is discouraged at school, and that a child who enters school already discouraged regains his self-confidence through his school and his teacher. This goes hand in hand with the vocation of the educator, for education is possible only with children who look hopefully and joyfully upon the future.

It's fairly obvious that American education is a cultural flop.

Americans are not a well-educated people culturally, and their vocational education often has to be learned all over again after they leave school and college. On the other hand, they have open quick minds and if their education has little sharp positive value, it has not the stultifying effects of a more rigid training.

Vocational education quote He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

It is my duty to say: Something has to change.

I say that very directly, in clear words so that nobody can misunderstand me. And I believe in our new initiative for continuing education and vocational training. For French people who are socially disadvantaged, this means real recognition and support.


Our educational system just doesn't work as well as it should any more.

70% of people are never going to go to college, and we don't give them the vocational or occupational training they need before we throw them into a work force where too often they find they don't fit. The 30% that do go to college find themselves graduating with debts that may cripple them for years.

We are entering a hyperconnected world where every boss now has more access, cheap access to cheap labor, cheap genius, cheap robot, cheap software, and then this world averages over. There is only one answer to that, and that is to get everyone as close as possible to some form of post-secondary education, it could be vocational, it can be liberal arts, it can be science and technology.

Vocational education quote Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to
Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to think.

It is individuality which is the original and eternal within man;

personality doesn't matter so much. To pursue the education and development of this individuality as one's highest vocation would be a divine egoism.

I had a Jesuit education, and I consider acting and the theater as kind of a calling - a vocation.

Education and training for all children to be equal in opportunity in all schools, colleges, universities, and other institutions of training in the professions and vocations in life; to be regulated on the capacity of children to learn, and not on the ability of parents to pay the costs. Training for life's work to be as much universal and thorough for all walks of life as has been the training in the arts of killing.

Vocational education quote To teach is to color a life forever.
To teach is to color a life forever.

My hope emerges from those places of struggle where I witness individuals positively transforming their lives and the world around them. Educating is a vocation rooted in hopefulness. As teachers we believe that learning is possible, that nothing can keep an open mind from seeking after knowledge and finding a way to know.

Plasticene and self-expression will not solve the problems of education.

Nor will technology and vocational guidance; nor the classics and the Hundred Best Books.

A university is not, thank heavens, a place for vocational instruction, it has nothing to do with training for a working life and career, it is a place for education, something quite different.

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