A Study on the Historical Development of Career and Technical Student Organization: Taking “Future Farmers of America” as Example

Mijia LUO, Changfa XIE


Future Farmers of America, for short, FFA, is an important part of Career and technical student organizations (CTSOs). As the first founded CTSOs, FFA finds its origin at early 20 century. It was once an organization to assist practice instruction of agriculture school. As was influenced by the development of social economy, the modification of industry structure and revolution of vocational education, FFA became an integral part of vocational agriculture education. Through analysis, it is found that FFA went through a process of sprouting, system organizing and connotation expanding.


FFA; Career and technical education; Historical development; Personnel cultivation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/%25x


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