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Mori, Junichi – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
There are growing claims that increasing skill mismatch, or skill deficit, is impeding further economic growth and industrialisation in Vietnam. Previous studies often attributed it to the failure of supply-side initiatives to meet increasing skill demand. However, it is still uncertain whether skill demand is increasing in Vietnam, as the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employer Attitudes, Job Skills, Supply and Demand
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Randall, Jennifer; Rios, Joseph A.; Jung, Hyun Joo – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 2021
For nearly three decades, researchers have been concerned that the educational measurement field is not producing enough graduate-level specialists to meet the growing demand driven by the increased use of educational assessments in the United States. This study examined the supply-side aspect of the proposed labor shortage by relying on data from…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Educational Assessment
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Kim, Soobin – Education Economics, 2021
Studies on the cyclicality of higher education examine the relationship between variations in labor market conditions and changes in enrollment. While the majority of the existing literature implicitly assumes an elastic supply of enrollment, this study identifies institutions with supply constraints and investigates how those constraints have…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Economic Climate, Higher Education, Labor Market
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Lightfoot, Elizabeth; Zheng, Mingyang – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
To understand recent changes in the social work academic job market, we gathered information on both open social work tenure-track positions and doctoral candidates' experiences on the academic job market to provide an approximation of the overall 2017-2018 academic market in social work. About two-thirds of both PhD and DSW candidates on the job…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Social Work, Counselor Training, Doctoral Students
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Kwon, Hee Yoon; Zhang, Jiayuan; Özpolat, Koray; Lin, Yufeng; Ng, Adolf K. Y. – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2021
Newspaper op-eds, dedicated to commentary essays from outside of a newspaper, function as a platform for the public to exchange opinions. We designed an op-ed writing assignment as part of a semester-long course project in global supply chain management (SCM). Student teams conducted research on a SCM topic, presented their findings in the…
Descriptors: Newspapers, News Media, Opinions, Writing Assignments
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2021
The Academic Supply and Occupational Demand report highlights the connections between degrees that are being produced in Tennessee and the jobs that are available in the state. This year's report incorporates several meaningful changes from prior years' reports. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and Tennessee Department of Labor and…
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Supply and Demand, Demand Occupations, Labor Needs
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Stewart, Barbara L.; Stewart, Juliana F. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2021
COVID-19 ignited a revolution in retail. Family and consumer sciences (FCS) professionals, including students of retail and consumer sciences, can be the change agents that create the post-pandemic retail future. Massive disruptions to traditional retail practices for both consumers and retailers will result in changed retail environments as the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Retailing, Family and Consumer Sciences
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O'Connor, Una; Hasson, Felicity; McKeever, Christine; Finlay, Jayne – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2021
The assistant workforce is a constituent presence in all schools. Progressive reconfiguration of the role has resulted in a hybrid position, with assistants customarily navigating power relationships in the hierarchy of the school. This paper employs Bourdieu's theory of social fields, in particular, his system of relations, as a means to consider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Schools, Teaching Assistants, Supply and Demand
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Michaelis, Christian; Busse, Robin – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2021
Context: Due to limited geographical mobility, opportunities for adolescents interested in company-based training are primarily dependent on regional training offers. Competition for company-based training among adolescents varies regionally, and thus, the chance to obtain a training contract varies as well. In this article, we investigate the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Job Training, Vocational Education, Secondary School Students
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Jägerskog, Ann-Sofie – Journal of Social Science Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper results from an intervention study focusing on the relationship between visual representation used in teaching about pricing in economics and teaching-learning practices established in the classroom, with a focus on the affordance offered through the representations used. Method: Lessons were conducted with four upper secondary…
Descriptors: Affordances, Visual Aids, Economics Education, Supply and Demand
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Jackson, Michelle – Sociological Methods & Research, 2021
This article calls into question the view that educational expansion has a causal effect on class-based inequalities of educational opportunity. This view, the impetus for many studies, is flawed because the empirical literature is hampered by poor measures of expansion and because it rests on simplistic understandings of the causal structure that…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Class, Influences, Access to Education
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Ogbonnaya, Ijeoma Chidinma; Mji, Andile; Mafa-Theledi, Olivia Neo; Ngulube, Beatrice – Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 2020
The poor learners' understanding of specific topic 'Market Dynamics' (MD) is a concern in South Africa secondary schools and so it is globally. Many researchers and education stakeholders in South Africa point to the need to use TS-PCK to improve learners' understanding of MD. This research aimed to examine economics teachers' teaching of Market…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, High School Teachers, Difficulty Level
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2020
The Academic Supply and Occupational Demand report highlights the connections between degrees that are being produced in Tennessee and the jobs that are available in the state. This report is divided into four sections: (1) Expected Degrees presents projections of postsecondary credentials to be awarded by public, private, and proprietary…
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Supply and Demand, Demand Occupations, Labor Needs
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Bilgin, Ayse Aysin Bombaci; Bulger, David; Fung, Thomas – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2020
"We have too many first-year statistics students but too few who choose to major in statistics" is a common complaint among academics in the discipline of statistics, and our department is no exception. Many non-statistics academics appreciate the value of statistics to their discipline and include at least one statistics unit in their…
Descriptors: Statistics, Majors (Students), Introductory Courses, Departments
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2020
As part of its support to the European Union (EU) skills agenda and strategy, Cedefop started in 2016 to provide direct support to its Member States to strengthen their skills intelligence policies and systems. A first round of "Skills governance country reviews" has been concluded in four countries: Greece, Slovakia, Bulgaria and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Labor Market, Labor Needs
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