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VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAFOR GIRLS
. The advance of girls and women into the world of work
has brought about the demand for vocational courses for girls
to prepare them to enter this comparatively new worldGToday,
according to the l93O census, one woman in four in Toledo is
gainfully employed outside the homes Varying degrees of
skill are required to enter the occupations open to womeno
Our social and economic structure has made it more and more
impractical or unprofitable for the employer to provide op-
portunity to acquire skill needed to enter industrye More
and more schools, both public and private have been assuming
Vocational education for girls wishing to enter the prom
fessions has become a regular pert of' our educational system.,
The Vocational High School for Girls aims to prepare girls for
wage earning occupations on the high school level.The courses
are of the Trade Preparatory type.
But students must remember that learning is never donee
New methods are invented, new skills must be acquired by the
worker who has already entered industry. She cannot expect
to complete school on a given date fully prepared with all
skills necessary to keep pace in the world of occupations.
Some course, then in Vocational schools are trade extension
courses. To these come the worker who has had or is having
experience in some given occupation. No vocational school
can say to its students, NToday ycu.are a graduate. You have
completed the course.W Rather it should say, 'We have prepar-
ed you as best we-dan, according to your ability, to ,enter
an occupation.W Girls should enter that occupation humbly,
prepared to learn at work or to return to school for further
Vocational education for girls cannot be built with ta
static plank New courses must be added as new needs arise,
old courses be discontinued when they no longer serve a pure
pose. The class of 1939 is opening the door into the newer
educational opportunities for girls and women in ToledoQThey
leave the Vocational High School for Girls as its first reps
resentatives. Upon them falls the responsibility of the
school'S initial contact with industryg Vocational education
for girls must build up a program of selection, preparation,
placement, follow-up so that each succeeding year will find
lts graduates more able to meet competition and find work.
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Dedicated to Miss Ethel Wooden
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