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Cano-Escoriaza, Jacobo; Hernández, Santos Orejudo; Pascual, Alejandra Cortés – Vocations and Learning, 2019
Work values are key elements in the competence training of university students, but little is known about the evolution of these values throughout university education. In this study, 362 Spanish university students were followed throughout the four years of their degree programmes. All of them completed a Work Values Scale that includes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Social Values, Work Ethic
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Jansen, Anika; Pineda-Herrero, Pilar – Vocations and Learning, 2019
This article analyzes the motives for firms providing apprenticeship training in Catalonia and the reasons why other firms do not provide such training. In light of the recent introduction of dual apprenticeships in the formal education system in Spain, a country with a traditionally school-based vocational education and training (VET) system,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Vocational Education, Employer Attitudes
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Porto Gómez, Igone; Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jon Mikel; Aguirre Larrakoetxea, Urko – Vocations and Learning, 2018
Vocational training centres are conceptually regarded as key players in the knowledge generation and dissemination processes that take place within innovation systems. However, the literature does not provide conclusive evidence of their influence on the generation, development and dissemination of innovations. The goal of this paper is to analyse…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Training Centers, Educational Innovation, Articulation (Education)
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Renta Davids, Ana Inés; Van den Bossche, Piet; Gijbels, David; Fandos Garrido, Manel – Vocations and Learning, 2017
The aim of this study was to investigate the transfer of learning of professional competences from vocational colleges to the workplace context in vocational education. Concretely, the study examined the relations between the professional competences learned at school and the use and further development of those competences at the workplace during…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Competence