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Castellano, Marisa E.; Richardson, George B.; Sundell, Kirsten; Stone, James R., III – Vocations and Learning, 2017
In the United States, education policy calls for every student to graduate from high school prepared for college and a career. National legislation has mandated programs of study (POS), which offer aligned course sequences spanning secondary and postsecondary education, blending standards-based academic and career and technical education (CTE)…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Readiness, Career Development, Career Readiness
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Dubeau, Annie; Plante, Isabelle; Frenay, Mariane – Vocations and Learning, 2017
Vocational training (VT) allows young people to receive specialized training in a short period and enter the labor market with a qualification. However, VT is often seen as an unglamorous educational route, despite the fact that there are few admission requirements and that it prepares students for jobs with good conditions. Furthermore, the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Academic Achievement, Profiles, Academic Persistence
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van Daal, Tine; Donche, Vincent; De Maeyer, Sven – Vocations and Learning, 2014
This study examines the influence of personality traits, goal orientation and self-efficacy on high school teachers' participation in learning activities in the workplace (i.e. experimentation, informal interaction with colleagues, self-regulation and avoidance behaviour). A convenience sample of 95 teachers from six high schools in Flanders…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Goal Orientation, Self Efficacy
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Taylor, Alison – Vocations and Learning, 2009
This paper looks critically at partnerships in education and training by presenting a case study of a community-level partnership aimed at promoting high school apprenticeships in Ontario Canada. The analysis maps the field of social relations within this partnership in order to reveal institutionally-based struggles and their implications for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, High School Students, Apprenticeships