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Vignoli, Emmanuelle; Nils, Frédéric; Parmentier, Michaël; Mallet, Pascal; Rimé, Bernard – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
Adolescents (N = 359) completed a self-report questionnaire assessing the emotional impact of an anticipated transition, their social-sharing modes, the motives and benefits of sharing, and their relationship intimacy with significant others. Partners and motives of vocational sharing depended on the transition's valence. The intensity of negative…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Psychological Patterns, Career Change, Sharing Behavior
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Mintram, Kersha; Morgan, Brandon; de Bruin, Gideon P. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
We investigated (a) the fit and structural equivalence of Holland's model of six vocational personality types in a sample of South African men (n = 139) and women (n = 268) using the South African Career Interest Inventory, and (b) mean score differences for men and women on these types. The results supported the fit and structural similarity of…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Models, Vocational Interests
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Franco, Marisa; Hsiao, Yi-Shi; Gnilka, Philip B.; Ashby, Jeffrey S. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
Framed by Social Cognitive Career Theory, the current study examined relationships between acculturative stress, social support from the host country, and career outcome expectations among international students in the United States of America (N = 555). Results indicated that acculturative stress was negatively related to social support and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Acculturation, Student Adjustment, Social Support Groups
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Hearne, Lucy; King, Paul; Geary, Tom; Kenny, Neil – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
This article will discuss the findings of a single explanatory case study on the model of whole school guidance counselling in the Irish secondary school system, which was carried out during a turbulent period of policy and practice changes in the delivery of guidance counselling services to students from 2012 onwards. Although the case study is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counseling, Secondary Schools, Counseling Techniques
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Fejes, Andreas; Dahlstedt, Magnus – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This article poses these questions: How do participants on two different courses in folk high schools in Sweden, a basic course and a theatre course, motivate their educational and occupational choices, and what similarities and differences can be identified? We analyse interviews with students drawing on a narrative approach. Five trajectories…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Folk Schools, Career Choice, High School Students
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Thenmozhi, C. – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2018
A person's performance for a vocation is influenced by the aspirations and choice of their parents. This may result in an unsatisfactory placement of the student. However, it is important to note that the vocational choice should be decided more on the individual's ability, interest, aptitude, rather than on parental aspirations alone. Some…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Vocational Aptitude, Career Guidance, Student Interests
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Pordelan, Nooshin; Hosseinian, Simin – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
Online career counseling is an important new horizon for vocational guidance. The present study investigates the role of online career counseling and of psychological capital and hardiness on career decision making. The research population included all Tehran students in 2019. After random selection, 30 students each were assigned into either the…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Internet, Personality Traits, Resilience (Psychology)
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Moore, Katherine – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
This article examines the employment trajectories of 50 young job seekers to gain insight into the critical factors that influence a young person's journey toward sustainable employment. Drawing on the employability and youth unemployment literatures, the analysis revealed that lower levels of education, limited access to transport and housing,…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employment Patterns, Youth Employment, Unemployment
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Staunton, Tom; Rogosic, Karla – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
Labour Market Information forms a central place in career practice and how individuals enact their careers. This paper makes use of Alvesson and Sandberg's (Constructing research questions: doing interesting research. Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2013) methodology of focussing research on theoretical assumptions to construct a critical literature review…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Labor Market, Career Guidance, Information Utilization
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Motlova, Veronika; Honsova, Pavlina – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
This quasi-experimental design study investigated an interactive and practical Career Development Programme (CDP), a 13-week career guidance and counselling (CGC) intervention, on a sample of 224 Czech students. Students who received the CGC intervention and those from the "waiting list" who expressed interest in gaining support through…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Counseling, Intervention, Program Length
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Lee, Myra C. Y.; McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
Research regarding the support of career decision-making for international Chinese doctoral research students has been scarce and has assumed the homogeneity of international students. Offering insights to career practitioners, this article investigates the support for career decision-making experienced by international Chinese doctoral research…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Foreign Students, Graduate Students
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Kettunen, Jaana; Vuorinen, Raimo; Ruusuvirta, Outi – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2016
This article reports findings from a phenomenographic investigation into European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network representatives' conceptions of the role of information and communication technologies (ICT) related to national lifelong guidance policies. The role of ICT in relation to national lifelong guidance policies was conceived as (1)…
Descriptors: Guidance, National Standards, Public Policy, Influence of Technology
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Müller, Walter – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2014
The article provides a multiperspective approach to educational careers. It first discusses social justice issues in the distribution of the crucial individual and social good of education. It then summarizes core findings of recent international research on processes and factors generating social disparities in the acquisition of education. Based…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Social Justice, Educational Research, Equal Education
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Fort, Isabelle; Murariu, Anca – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
We investigated the paths between gender, social support, barriers, coping efficacy, and vocational indecision in the light of social cognitive career theory. A path model was tested with a sample of 203 undergraduates. We expected coping efficacy to partially mediate the paths between career barriers, educational barriers, social support and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Gender Differences, Barriers, Social Support Groups
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Xing, Xue – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
The log-linear cognitive diagnosis model (LCDM) is a modern technique that dichotomously classifies individuals (e.g., possession and non-possession) on attributes of a multidimensional construct, which is particularly suited to diagnostic and formative assessments where a classification decision is desired (e.g., to assign intervention or not).…
Descriptors: Classification, Occupational Tests, Educational Assessment, Cognitive Measurement
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