The philosophy of Industrial Technology Education includes among others: the belief that individuals differ in their occupational choice (interest, aptitude, ability, etc) and ample opportunities should be provided, for them to exercise their choices.  Furthermore, it is implicit in the philosophy of Industrial Technology Education that societies develop through the skill demonstrated by different levels of professional rather than the artificial status connotations ascribed to some professions and the neglect of others.  In addition, resource allocation should be guided by the needs of the people and should be subjected to continuous review.