The skills of amrican workforce

The Study
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Finally the staff visited organizations around the world (an asterisk denotes a factory tour in addition to a meeting or interview):


  • Department of Education and Training, New South Wales
  • Cherrybrook Technology High School
  • Dusseldorf Skills Foundation
  • Centre for Regional Education
  • Institute of Teachers
  • Schools Resourcing Taskforce
  • Group Training Australia


  • University of Melbourne-Parkville
  • Australian Council for Education Research
  • Department of Skills, Victoria


  • Forem Formation
  • Ministry of the Flemish Community
  • VDAB
  • Institute for the Promotion of Innovation by Science and Technology in Flanders
  • European Commission/Union

Victoria, British Columbia

  • Ministry of Education


  • Ministry of Education
  • China Center for Economic Research
  • Peking University, Guanghua Business School
  • Beijing Academy of Education Sciences
  • Beijing Normal University, US-China Center
  • Experimental School, Beijing Normal University
  • Beijing 123 Middle School
  • U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy
  • Center for Pharmaceutical Information and Engineering Research, Peking University
  • All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
  • China Textile Network Co., Ltd.
  • China Textile & Apparel Education Society
  • Topnew Knitting Group Co., Ltd.*
  • Intel China Ltd.
  • United Technologies International Operations


  • Shanghai Municipal Education Commission
  • Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Shanghai Trade Office, City of Denver
  • State of Washington Trade Development, China Office
  • State of Michigan China Office
  • Asia Division, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Eaton Automotive, Engine Air Management Operations*
  • Bill Wiggenhorn, founder of Motorola University and Director of Global EduTech Management Group, an educational investment group building a network of new campuses and colleges as well as managing existing education institutions and delivering world-class teaching to major institutions in Southeast Asia


  • Orient Product Services
  • Weal-Lam Parts and Tools Ltd., metal fabrication plant*
  • Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Wisconsin manufacturer of industrial scales
  • XtremeMac (iPod accessories emerging business)
  • International Information Products (Shenzhen) Co, Ltd., a Lenovo Company*, manufacturer of IBM Think Pad computers
  • FLX (HK) Ltd., manufacturer of consumer electronics for US export (large manufacturer of personal karaoke machines)*
  • Sound Choice, Charlotte, NC, a provider of re-recorded music for karaoke
  • Sure Advance PCB Ltd., manufacturer of printed circuit boards*


  • Dongguan University of Science and Technology
  • Donguguan Vocational/Technical School
  • Dongguan Secondary School
  • Beijing Normal Jhu Hai Campus
  • SAE Magnetics (H.K.) Ltd. — HDD (subsidiary of TDK),* manufacturer of magnetic recording heads, head gimbal assemblies, and head stack assemblies for computer disk drives

Hong Kong

  • Education and Manpower Bureau
  • Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
  • Chair of Education, University of Hong Kong
  • Pui Ching Middle School
  • St. Paul’s Convent School
  • St. Paul’s Co-educational College
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