vocational school


: a school in which people learn how to do a job that requires special skills
He went to a vocational school to learn auto repair.

Examples of vocational school in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a similar attack in 2008, student Matti Saari, shot nine students and one staff member at a vocational school in Kauhajoki, in Northwest Finland. Armani Syed, TIME, 2 Apr. 2024 Finland faces massive strikes over government benefits cuts as farmer protests erupt across Europe 03:24 A year later, in 2008, Matti Saari, another student, opened fire at a vocational school in Kauhajoki, located in northwest Finland. Reuters, NBC News, 2 Apr. 2024 First Factory Born in the eastern coastal province of Shandong, Wang studied electric traction and transmission control in Beijing before the government assigned him to teach at a vocational school. Pui Gwen Yeung, Fortune, 9 Feb. 2024 Related: Wu, Skipper propose big changes to BPS high schools The proposal would solve two of the district’s most pressing high school problems: The city’s sole vocational school badly needs a redesign, and demand for exam school seats is intense. Deanna Pan, BostonGlobe.com, 8 Aug. 2023 Raby on June 5 presented a proposal to the school board on how the district proposes to relocate the automotive programming vocational school from Mooseheart to the North Aurora site. Linda Girardi, Chicago Tribune, 21 June 2023 The district was also granted a special use permit through the village of North Aurora to operate an educational facility/vocational school at the site. Linda Girardi, Chicago Tribune, 21 June 2023 The first cohort of 40 students will begin learning battery technology in December, at a vocational school in Osaka, Nikkei Asia reported. Mary Hui, Quartz, 30 June 2023 His view of the university is of a glorified vocational school. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2023

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“Vocational school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vocational%20school. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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