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Safstrom, Brittani – ProQuest LLC, 2021
This mixed-methods study examined the impact of Southeastern Day Program (SDP) on parent, student, and staff perceptions of quality of life, well-being, and vocational achievement. The results of this study were beneficial to determine the impact that SDP had on adults within the community and how to best meet the needs of their learners. The…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Well Being, Occupational Aspiration, Vocational Aptitude
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Robledo-Ardila, Cristina; Roman-Calderon, Juan Pablo – Journal of Education for Business, 2020
The need for companies to compete globally for the available talent results in the individuals' need to develop and compete themselves in the global job market. Thus, an individual's potential represents the degree to which characteristics of employees may result in enhanced future development of a professional. By means of a longitudinal…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Vocational Aptitude, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries
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Sugano, Shalom Grace C.; Mamolo, Leo A. – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2021
The need to assess and understand students' strengths in choosing their future careers is essential. Aptitude exams like the National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE) and Academic performance via Grades are important data used as the basis for determining student career strength. This study employed descriptive-correlational research, where…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum Development, Grade 10, Secondary 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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Lopes, João M.; Gomes, Sofia; Santos, Tânia; Oliveira, Márcio; Oliveira, José – Education Sciences, 2021
The present research aims to compare the entrepreneurial intention of university students before and during the Covid-19 pandemic. For this purpose, some dimensions were analyzed, such as the availability of this target audience to undertake an activity at their own risk, the preference for a future while employed by others, their perception of…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses
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Breit, Moritz; Brunner, Martin; Preckel, Franzis – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Differentiation of intelligence refers to changes in the structure of intelligence that depend on individuals' level of general cognitive ability (ability differentiation hypothesis) or age (developmental differentiation hypothesis). The present article aimed to investigate ability differentiation, developmental differentiation, and their…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Cognitive Ability, Adolescents, Age Differences
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Gyll, Sean P. – Journal of Competency-Based Education, 2021
This paper details a systematic process that links industry and competency-based institutions' ability to create a more diverse talent pipeline while connecting learners to high-demand jobs. To remain competitive, competency-based institutions must closely align with industry and the government to keep their content up to date and relevant to…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Data Use, Vocational Aptitude
Vijaya Kumari, S. N.; Naik, Savita P. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2016
Teachers serve education, which is an effective instrument of man making. The teachers learn this art through Preservice teacher education programme. Teaching has been a reflective process from the beginning. Reflection is used in all sectors of teacher education, including Vocational and Adult education, for a number of years. Despite numerous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Reflective Teaching
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Hadd, Alexandria Ree; Rodgers, Joseph Lee – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The quality of the home environment, as a predictor, is related to health, education, and emotion outcomes. However, factors influencing the quality of the home environment, as an outcome, have been understudied--particularly how children construct their own environments. Further, most previous research on family processes and outcomes has…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Child Development, Family Income, Educational Attainment
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Bieri Buschor, Christine; Schuler Braunschweig, Patricia – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The aim of this longitudinal study was to gain an understanding of how Swiss student teachers (n = 253), who had passed a competence-based admission test, were assessed by their mentors after the first year of teaching. The results revealed a high correlation between the students' initial cross-curricular competencies (CCC) and their mentors'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Student Teacher Evaluation
Washington State Board of Education, 2020
Through Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1599 (E2SHB 1599) the Legislature tasked the State Board of Education (SBE) with providing an analysis of the equity and adequacy of the new graduation pathway options through stakeholder outreach and engagement. SBE has solicited and received feedback on the graduation pathway options. In the…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Feedback (Response), Graduation, Postsecondary Education
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Coyle, Thomas R.; Purcell, Jason M.; Snyder, Anissa C.; Kochunov, Peter – Intelligence, 2013
This research examined whether non-"g" residuals of the SAT and ACT subtests, obtained after removing g, predicted specific abilities. Non-"g" residuals of the verbal and math subtests of the SAT and ACT were correlated with academic (verbal and math) and non-academic abilities (speed and shop), both based on the Armed Services…
Descriptors: Intelligence, College Entrance Examinations, Vocational Aptitude, Aptitude Tests
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Acuña, Tina Botwright; Kelder, Jo-Anne; Able, Amanda J.; Guisard, Yann; Bellotti, William D.; McDonald, Glenn; Doyle, Richard; Wormell, Paul; Meinke, Holger – Journal of Learning Design, 2014
This paper reports on the perspective of industry stakeholders in a national project to develop a Learning and Teaching Academic Standards (LTAS) Statement for the Agriculture discipline. The AgLTAS Statement will be aligned with the Science LTAS Statement published in 2011 and comprise a discourse on the nature and extent of the Agriculture…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Agricultural Education, Vocational Aptitude, Benchmarking
Washington State Board of Education, 2020
The Washington Legislature directed the State Board of Education (SBE) to provide an analysis of the equity and adequacy of new graduation pathway options through stakeholder outreach and engagement. This report contains the "Second Interim Graduation Pathway Options Report--July 2020" and the "Washington Graduation Pathway Options:…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Feedback (Response), Graduation, Postsecondary Education
Yakubova, Gulnoza – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Problem solving is an important employability skill and considered valuable both in educational settings (Agran & Alper, 2000) and the workplace (Ju, Zhang, & Pacha, 2012). However, limited research exists instructing students with autism to engage in problem solving skills (e.g., Bernard-Opitz, Sriram, & Nakhoda-Sapuan, 2001). The…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Intervention, Autism, Job Skills
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