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Douglas, Fiona – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2010
Increasing interest by national and international agencies affects the environment career practitioners work in. Market-driven systems, deregulation and technological innovation change how people access services. This article examines some of the implications of these aspects on how career practitioners build their occupational identity, finding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Personnel, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan; West, Tore; Gaunt, Helena – International Journal of Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore how highly trained performing musicians, currently working in higher education conservatoires or universities, understand, categorize, and reflect on their identification as a studio music teacher. Using an online survey involving participants (N = 173) across nine western countries, respondents identified…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Teachers, Musicians
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Vaughan, Karen; Roberts, Josie – Journal of Education and Work, 2007
This article draws on the first two years of a longitudinal study of young people's pathway and career-related experiences and perspectives. It argues for a richer conceptualisation of young people's transition to study, training and employment than what simple school-to-labour market models allow. We present four clusters of young people's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Career Development, Education Work Relationship
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Kent, B. A. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2003
A study examined identity issues and health behaviors of 52 mainstreamed students (ages 11-15) who are hard-of-hearing and 470 controls. Although there were few statistically significant differences, there were indications that subjects more often experienced a sense of loneliness. The majority did not self-identify as having a hearing disability.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments, Identification (Psychology)
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Kroger, Jane – Journal of Adolescence, 1990
Examined relationship between ego identity status and early memory themes of 73 late adolescents/young adults to detect possible phases in adolescent ego structuralization. Found identity achievements most frequently expressed themes of moving contentedly alone or alongside others, but themes of moving away from familiar were most common among…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Conflict, Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology)
Nakhid, Camille – 2002
This paper looks at how institutional perceptions of marginalized groups of students affect their achievement, and argues that an "identifying process" involving students' own construction of themselves is necessary to academic success. In New Zealand, schools focus on the ethnicity of Pasifika (Pacific Islander) students in terms of low…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnicity, Focus Groups