ERIC Number: EJ1065099
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
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Emotional Aspects of Childhood Career Development: Importance and Future Agenda
Oliveira, Íris M.; Taveira, Maria do Céu; Porfeli, Erik J.
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, v15 n2 p163-174 Jul 2015
Childhood is a central period for career and social-emotional development. However, the literature covering childhood career development and the role of emotions in careers is scarce. In this article, we advocate for the consideration of emotions in childhood career development. Emotional aspects of children's career exploration, key-figures and interests, as well as of childhood antecedents of lifelong career processes are presented. Relations between childhood emotion, behavior, functioning and learning are also presented. Conclusions center on a call for focused study of the role of emotion in childhood career development and how such an agenda will advance the literature.
Descriptors: Career Development, Psychological Patterns, Children, Career Exploration, Child Behavior, Learning, Social Development, Emotional Development
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