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Cowdean, Stephanie; Whitby, Philip; Bradley, Laura; McGowan, Pauric – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
The aim of this research is to provide perspectives on how entrepreneurial practitioners, specifically owners of high-tech small firms (HTSFs), engage with knowledge transfer and learn. The authors draw on extant research and report on the views and observations of the principals in two case study companies in the HTSF sector with regard to…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Transfer of Training, Intervention, Teaching Methods
New Leaders, 2018
In their plans to carry out the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states universally recognize what New Leaders has long known: "leadership changes everything." In fact, every single state has committed to directing some portion of its federal funding into investments in leadership--from teacher leaders to principals and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Leadership
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White, Michael; Knight, Genevieve – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
In-work training is generally regarded as beneficial for employees and in Britain it continues to offer significant gains in earnings. However, little previous research has tested whether training also leads to higher levels of job satisfaction or 'happiness'. Employers need to retain trained employees in order to make training cost-effective, but…
Descriptors: Occupational Mobility, Job Satisfaction, Employee Attitudes, Cost Effectiveness
OECD Publishing, 2018
This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in Spain. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment between skills acquisition and labour market needs; education and training policies targeting skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs
Bleier, Mitchell – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The most common approach to educating the populace places learners in contrived, curriculum-centered learning environments that are characterized by uniformity, standardization, and incessant high-stakes testing. The primacy of efficiency, an externally imposed and shifting set of non-negotiables, and top-down management dominate schooling. This…
Descriptors: Food, Foods Instruction, On the Job Training, Food Processing Occupations
Hopkins, Catherine – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purposes of this study were to: (a) discover the intended objectives that selected institutions of higher education had for their "responsible employee" training programs and (b) identify what data were collected to determine if the "responsible employee" training programs were meeting those objectives. I surveyed the Title…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Residential Institutions, On the Job Training, Employment
Johnson, Milton E. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Experiential training is an essential learning tool that offer students practical learning skills during their college years to compliment classroom theory, and it provides an employment advantage after graduation. Accordingly, African American students and graduates also gain pragmatic job skills with experiential training, which compliment…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Experiential Learning, On the Job Training, African American Students
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Chen, Yin-Che – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
This study employed conventional and reverse mentoring to form the theoretical basis for bidirectional mentoring. Using the analytic hierarchy process, the relative weights of bidirectional mentoring functions were measured and analyzed. A focus group method was employed to plan a structured on-the-job training course framework for bidirectional…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Mentors, On the Job Training, Faculty Development
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Gray, Lucinda; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This report is based on the 2016-17 survey "Career and Technical Education Programs in Public School Districts" and provides nationally representative data on career and technical education (CTE) programs. The survey defines a CTE program as a sequence of courses at the high school level that provides students with the academic and…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Public Schools, School Districts, Sequential Approach
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Ho, Ya-Yu Cloudia; Coady, Maria R. – Studies in Continuing Education, 2018
The purpose of the study was to understand the role of culture in English as a Second Language (ESL) nurses' clinical communication experiences in the United States, and how these experiences demonstrate the need for continuing education for ESL nurses. Five Taiwanese nurses who worked in U.S. health care contexts were recruited in the study. Data…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Nurses, Cultural Pluralism
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Grimm, Katharina – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
Research and practice have called for a change in engineering education towards a more practice-oriented curricula to provide engineers with the skills they need for creating solutions for future challenges. While most studies address undergraduate programs, only little attention has been paid to graduate and post-graduate education. The…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees, Engineering Education
Dowell, Kathleen; Stevenson, Olivia – Grantee Submission, 2018
"12 for Life" is an Investing in Innovation (i3) development grant funded by the Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education. "12 for Life" provides a rigorous STEM curriculum, combined with on-the-job-training, work/life skills development, mentoring, and employment opportunities to high school students…
Descriptors: High School Students, Dropouts, Dropout Prevention, Program Evaluation
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Prarasri, Aphisayarat; Chanawongse, Amnaj; Tesaputa, Kowat – International Education Studies, 2018
The purpose of this research was to develop the program on learning leadership strengthening for school principals under the secondary educational service areas. This study methodology was based on research and development (R&D) approach by the application of Participatory Action Research (PAR) with 4 phases. They were 1) finding the…
Descriptors: Program Development, Leadership Training, Principals, Secondary Schools
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Alshaali, Saeed Khalifa; Hamid, Kamal Ab; Al-Ansi, Ali Ali – International Education Studies, 2018
This study investigates variables in training transfer in the general education (school) sector of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by hybridizing the established training transfer model and the theory of planned behavior (TPB). The hybridized model employs four variables: (i) supervisor support, (ii) training design, (iii) intention to transfer,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transfer of Training, Behavior Theories, Models
Golich, Vicki L.; Haynes, Sandra; Kreidler, Steve – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) has used various ways to craft curriculum that directly meets employers' and students' needs in key economic drivers in the State of Colorado. Moving beyond the standard industry advisory councils used in many, especially professional programs, the institution has consulted with industry leaders…
Descriptors: State Universities, Partnerships in Education, Acceleration (Education), Curriculum Development
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