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Sjöberg Forssberg, Karin; Parding, Karolina; Vänje, Annika – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine and discuss conditions for workplace learning in gender-segregated workplaces in the public sector, how social constructions of gender contribute to (or constrain) the workplace learning conditions within two workplace contexts. Design/methodology/approach: The research was carried out through an…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Work Environment, Educational Environment, Organizational Culture
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Albon, Deborah; Huf, Christina – Ethnography and Education, 2021
This special issue aims at provoking discussion on the systematic contribution that ethnographic studies in the field of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) can make to enquire into the question: "What matters in early childhood education and care?" In so doing this issue examines "what" matters and "how" ECEC…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Public Sector
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Cruz, Gonçalo; Payan-Carreira, Rita; Dominguez, Caroline; Silva, Helena; Morais, Felicidade – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Even though Critical Thinking (CT) is an important goal for higher education institutions and labour market professionals, studies dealing with employers' perceptions on CT meaning and envisioning in the workplace are scarce. Intended to tackle this gap, the current study provides an overview of the need for and practical application of CT in the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Personality Traits, College Graduates
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Gustavsson, Maria; Lundqvist, Daniel – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: From a workplace learning perspective, the purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between conditions for learning and stressful work and, to analyse the learning conditions that support the management of stressful work. The model of effort-reward imbalance (ERI) is adopted as an indicator of stressful work by measuring the…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Workplace Learning, Work Environment, Educational Environment
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Lin, Chinlon; Huang, Jianping; Lin, Rungtai – Education Sciences, 2021
The purpose of this study is to provide other developing countries in the region a reference on the successful design education reformation in Taiwan. The study first reviews Taiwan's economic and design development to show their interconnection with local culture and the global market. Next, the study explores Taiwan's design education…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Economic Development
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Strode, Derick B.; Roberts, Julia Link; Breedlove, Lynette – Gifted Child Today, 2021
This article profiles public-private partnerships and networks established by the public, residential, STEM-focused Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky. Authors discuss relationships and partnerships cultivated to extend student learning opportunities beyond what public support provides. The article focuses first on…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Public Sector, Private Sector, Residential Schools
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Krafft, Caroline; Branson, Zea; Flak, Taylor – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
The Middle East and North Africa region has the world's lowest returns to education. This paper examines what the value of a degree is using nationally representative labour market surveys from Egypt (2012), Jordan (2010) and Tunisia (2014). Specifically, the authors estimate Mincer models for levels and years of schooling. They find that returns…
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, Educational Attainment, Outcomes of Education, Labor Market
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Wilson, Anna – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2021
In dual vocational education and training (VET) systems, school-leavers in their mid-teens who wish to pursue vocational certificates through in-firm apprenticeships are subjected to the training providers' quite selective hiring-processes. Previous research shows that youth with weak school performances are one of the groups that have the largest…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Vocational Education, Employment Potential, Employer Attitudes
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Oorschot, Jane; Moscardo, Gianna; Blackman, Anna – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2021
This study explores the relationship between leadership style and psychological contract dimensions. The literature suggests that leaders in general and leadership style in particular can influence the psychological contracts of employees. Currently, there is no research as to how leaders perceive such contracts. This qualitative study presents…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Administrator Attitudes, Transformational Leadership, Public Sector
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Uhunoma, Osaretin; Lim, Doo Hun; Kim, Woocheol – European Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the mediating relationship between organizational culture, informal learning and work engagement of older workers in a public organizational setting. More specifically, this study aimed to investigate if informal learning is a pivotal component connecting an organizational-level factor (culture) to…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Workplace Learning, Work Attitudes, Job Performance
European Training Foundation, 2021
This study explores how the centres of vocational excellence (CoVEs) implement their autonomous role in public-private partnerships (PPPs), and the specific features and benefits of CoVEs' collaborations in PPPs for vocational education and skills development. Drawing on selected case studies in six ETF partner countries (Azerbaijan, Georgia,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Partnerships in Education, Skill Development, Foreign Countries
García, Emma; Han, Eunice – Economic Policy Institute, 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court's 2018 decision in "Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees" (AFSCME) (referred to as "Janus" hereafter) prohibited state and local government worker unions from negotiating collective bargaining agreements with fair share fee arrangements. In this report, the authors…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Laws, State Legislation, Unions
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Santos, José M. R. C. A. – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2021
Research and Development (R&D) project managers in Higher Education must deal with uncertainty, ambiguity, competition, accountability and different objectives for professors, scientists, firms, users and other stakeholders. Formal project management frameworks are commonly adapted to support this. However, the wide range of challenges related…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Partnerships in Education, Higher Education, Public Sector
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Duvekot, Ruud; Onstenk, Jeroen – European Journal of Education, 2021
Organisations that support employees to take responsibility and ownership for their lifelong learning can reinforce the return on investment in human resources development (HRD). In this way, learning is a process driven by a dialogue on personal development and steered by HRD. The result of this dialogue is mutually beneficial to employers and…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Informal Education, Lifelong Learning, Labor Force Development
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James, Nancy F. – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2021
This article highlights the need for leader development for young professionals as early as possible in the college experience, particularly for those who will work in the public sector. The public sector has typically not provided the level of leadership training, education, and development often afforded new leaders in the private sector. This…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Young Adults, College Students, Public Sector
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