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Wenstrom, Sanna; Uusiautti, Satu; Maatta, Kaarina – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2018
Context: Enthusiasm has been noted to increase productivity and quality at work. In teachers' work, this has a connection to student learning and motivation, as well as teaching quality. In the context of Finnish vocational education and training (VET), research on enthusiasm appears especially topical and relevant because of the ongoing wide…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Productivity
Bowman, Kaye; McKenna, Suzy; Griffin, Tabatha – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2016
This research overview summarizes the work undertaken by Kaye Bowman and Suzy McKenna in exploring jurisdictional approaches to the implementation of student entitlements to vocational skills training, a key reform initiative in the National Partnership Agreement on Skills Reform (NPASR) of 2012-16. The overview is a condensed summary of three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid
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Kosorukov, Oleg A.; Makarov, Alexander N.; Bagisbayev, Karmak B. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The purpose of the study is to determine the business need for vocational training. This article gives a detailed analysis of the problem aimed at finding optimal occupational skill structure of training, which involves all kinds of positive effects in various areas of public life--from the economy up to the spiritual sphere of human life.…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Relevance (Education), Job Skills, Qualifications
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Niemeyer, Beatrix – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2014
The Lisbon commitment for a European knowledge society together with the subsequently implemented policy of lifelong learning and social inclusion has significantly affected the German educational system and its teaching practices. This article examines the impact of these policy reforms on educational work in Germany through an analysis of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Transitional Programs
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Hadromi; Rachman, Maman; Soesanto; Kartana, Tri Jaka – International Education Studies, 2015
The purpose of this research is to develop automotive Mechanical Technology Skill Program (TMO) in Vocational School. The Research and Development (R&D) object was done in SMK 1, 4 and 7 Semarang, Indonesia. The result was achieved productivity Practical Management Final Model at TMO skill Program in Vocational school named momanticproter.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools, Auto Mechanics
Ryan, Chris; Sinning, Mathias – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
The training requirements of foreign-born workers may be different from those of native-born workers in similar jobs. Over recent decades Australian immigration policy has focused predominantly on accepting high-skilled migrants. Although this focus has resulted in the successful integration of foreign-born workers into the Australian labour…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Migrant Workers, Foreign Countries, Employment Patterns
YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, IL. Career Options Research and Development (CORD). – 1971
This document demonstrates the impact of systems analysis on functional job analysis for occupations in human services. The first section discusses the goals and components, and data analysis techniques of the systems approach. In the next section, systems analysis is applied to the tasks performed in a variety of human services occupations. These…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Career Planning, Codification, Core Curriculum
Bowman, Kaye; McKenna, Suzy – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2016
The past two decades have seen some evolution towards a more nationally consistent vocational education and training (VET) system. One of the challenges is to find the right balance between national consistency and appropriate flexibility, to accommodate the regional and local industry requirements and learner preferences that best serve the needs…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Training, Foreign Countries, National Standards
Ripley, William K.; Arredondo, Trish
Materials contained in this training module are designed to carry the classroom teacher through a step-by-step process for developing a job entry, individualized curriculum which involves two phases. (Phase 1 is the preparation or developmental phase which looks closely at the job and the student, and includes the job description, task analysis,…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Career Education
This document contains three papers on key skills and competencies and human resource development (HRD). "Career Related Competencies" (Marinka A.C.T. Kuijpers) reports findings from surveys completed by Dutch employees who identified these issues: self-reflection is more important than career control; age and gender influence attitude…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Learning, Age, Career Choice
Eastern Iowa Community Coll. District, Davenport. – 1991
This final report describes a project to develop postsecondary teacher resource guides for supervisor courses in food service management, preparation and service of modified diets, and meal service in long-term care facilities in Iowa. Introductory material includes the following: project objective, a description of how the objective was met, the…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Dietetics, Food Service, Frail Elderly
Keir, Lucille; And Others – 1974
The occupational analysis contains a brief job description, presenting for the occupation of medical assistant 113 detailed task statements which specify job duties (tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon, performance knowledge, safety consideration/hazards, decisions, cues, and errors) and learning skills (science, mathematics/number…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Instructional Materials, Job Analysis, Job Skills
Norback, Judith; And Others – 1990
The Job Literacy Project used the same adult literacy framework as the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP) research and began the process of applying the framework to the world of work. The NAEP framework consisted of three scales: prose, document, and quantitative. The project tested a new methodology called Job Literacy Analysis,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Allied Health Occupations, Clerical Occupations
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Oliver, Rhonda; Grote, Ellen; Rochecouste, Judith; Exell, Mike – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
Vocational Education and Training (VET) in high schools has had positive effects on the retention of Indigenous students, providing important pathways into further education and the workforce. However, low-level literacy (and numeracy) skills can make successful completion difficult, especially for students who speak Standard Australian English as…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Dialects, Literacy, Vocational Education
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Hamalainen, Raija – Computers & Education, 2008
Especially in vocational education, attention should be paid not only to the use of new technological solutions but also to collaborative learning and cooperative working methods in order to develop students' skills for their future jobs. This study involves a design experiment including the design process of a new game environment, description of…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technology Integration, Cooperative Learning, Skill Development
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