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de Grip, Andries; Pleijers, Astrid – Vocations and Learning, 2019
Although workshop attendance appears to be as high as participation in training, this paper is the first study in the educational science, human resource management and labour economics literature that explores the drivers of workshop attendance among the working population. In our analysis of the Dutch Adult Education Survey, we find that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Training, Professional Development
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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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Christidis, Maria; Lindberg, Viveca – Vocations and Learning, 2019
The aim of this study was to explore what subject-integrated teaching of vocational subjects, ethics and health care, contributed with in terms of vocational knowing. The case study was ethnographically inspired and followed a group of students (16 +) and their teachers in a Swedish Health and Social Care Program while they worked with a theme…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Ethics, Vocational Education, Integrated Activities
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Jackson, Denise; Fleming, Jenny; Rowe, Anna – Vocations and Learning, 2019
Increasingly, contemporary work means graduates will operate in multiple workplace settings during their careers, catalysing the need for successful transfer of capabilities across diverse contexts. The transfer of skills and knowledge, however, is a complex area of learning theory which is often assumed and lacks empirical analysis. Facilitating…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Transfer of Training, Work Experience Programs, Workplace Learning
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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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Lee, Jae Young; Yoo, Sangok; Lee, Yunsoo; Park, Sunyoung; Yoon, Seung Won – Vocations and Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of individual and organisational factors on knowledge workers' perceptions of the effectiveness of informal learning. Because most studies on informal learning have been conducted at the individual level, studies empirically examining the influence of individual and organisational factors…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Workplace Learning, Informal Education, Outcomes of Education
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Alles, Martina; Apel, Jennifer; Seidel, Tina; Stürmer, Kathleen – Vocations and Learning, 2019
There is a common understanding that becoming a teacher needs to be a continuous and coherent process of educational and professional development across all teacher education phases. This study focuses on the professional preparation of candidate teachers when entering the induction phase. It provides an opportunity to reconstruct their transition…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Orientation, Faculty Development
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Jackson, Denise – Vocations and Learning, 2019
This study explored the extent to which undergraduates demonstrate capabilities associated with professional identity (PI), an individual's connection with the ideology of professional practice and a critical element of graduate employability. It gathered quantitative and qualitative data from 212 Australian business undergraduates and their…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Professional Identity, Work Experience Programs, Foreign Countries
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Biemans, Harm; Mariën, Hans; Fleur, Erik; Beliaeva, Tanya; Harbers, Jan – Vocations and Learning, 2019
Continuing learning pathways have been proposed as curriculum design solutions to reduce student drop-out rates and to promote their transitions to successive levels of the educational system. The present study aimed to compare the effects of a specific continuing learning pathway in Dutch VET (the Green Lyceum or GL, which combines a lower…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Prevocational Education, Secondary School Students
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Tran, Ly Thi; Pasura, Rinos – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The commercialisation of education and the massive recruitment of international students across different vocational education and training (VET) systems including the US, UK, Canada and Australia have led to significant changes in the VET teaching and learning landscape. This situation compels the VET sector to design and develop new professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Foreign Students, Vocational Education, Interviews
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Pylväs, Laura; Nokelainen, Petri; Rintala, Heta – Vocations and Learning, 2018
This study examines Finnish apprenticeship training stakeholders' perceptions of vocational expertise and experiences of workplace learning and guidance. The semi-structured interview data was collected in 2015 in two vocational fields: the social and health care services sector (five workplaces) and the technology sector (five workplaces). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Stakeholders, Vocational Education
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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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Thoma, Michael; Ostendorf, Annette – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The paper deals with the concept of 'Critical Literacy' in the context of VET teacher education. It focuses on the question of whether and how critical literacy can be developed drawing on elements of discourse research. This is illustrated by means of a higher educational setting, dealing with business administration textbook usage and research.…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Vocational Education, Teacher Education Programs, Textbooks
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Govaerts, Natalie; Kyndt, Eva; Dochy, Filip – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the differential effects of specific types of supervisor support on transfer of training, taking into account established trainee characteristics, such as trainees' motivation to learn, motivation to transfer, and training self-efficacy. More specifically, nine types of supervisor support were examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervisors, Supervision, Job Training
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Andersson, Per; Köpsén, Susanne – Vocations and Learning, 2018
Contemporary work-life changes rapidly, and vocational education and training (VET) teachers need to keep up-to-date with changing knowledge demands and technological developments. This article concerns VET teachers' continuing professional development (CPD) related to the specific vocations for which they teach. The aim is to analyse VET…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Vocational Education, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development
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