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Knight, Genevieve; White, Ian; Granfield, Pip – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2020
A comprehensive picture of the overall vocational education and training (VET) market combined with an updated profile of the VET workforce is essential to informing policy development and workforce planning to ensure the sector has the capacity to meet the skill development needs of industry in a rapidly changing economy. This report presents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Labor Force, Labor Force Development
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Porto Gómez, Igone; Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jon Mikel; Aguirre Larrakoetxea, Urko – Vocations and Learning, 2018
Vocational training centres are conceptually regarded as key players in the knowledge generation and dissemination processes that take place within innovation systems. However, the literature does not provide conclusive evidence of their influence on the generation, development and dissemination of innovations. The goal of this paper is to analyse…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Training Centers, Educational Innovation, Articulation (Education)
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2020
Missouri career education opportunities are preparing young people and adults for the job market and/or further education. These programs combine academics and job-specific skill training to assist in narrowing the skills gap. This fact sheet highlights 2018-19 data on Missouri's career and technical education (CTE) programs. [For the 2017-18 Fact…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Student Organizations, Secondary Education
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Aspøy, Tove Mogstad; Nyen, Torgeir – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2017
Many countries with apprenticeship-based systems of VET face a shortage of apprenticeships. Some countries, including Denmark and Norway, address this supply-demand mismatch by offering alternative school-based routes to vocational qualifications for students not able to secure an apprenticeship. Other countries offer no alternative routes, but…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Vocational Education, Job Training
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2018
Missouri career education is preparing young people and adults for the job market and/or further education. It combines academics and job-specific skill training to assist in narrowing the skills gap. This fact sheet shows how Missouri's career education programs are preparing students for the future. [For the 2016-17 Fact Sheet, see ED590196.]
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Student Organizations, Secondary Education
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Rodríguez-Soler, Joan; Brunet Icart, Ignasi – Studies in Continuing Education, 2018
In the current context of economic crisis, the European Union seeks to promote the integration of the vocational education and training system (VET) system and foster greater cooperation between this system and enterprises. Education and innovation are part of the answer to achieve this goal. This research explores the relationship between the VET…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Training Centers, School Business Relationship
Illinois State Board of Education, 2022
This report describes the establishment and delivery of Illinois career and technical education (CTE), the existing condition of Illinois CTE based on fiscal year 2021 data, and the future developments and recommendations for CTE in the state as required by Illinois School Code 105 ILCS 435/2e. Illinois CTE focuses on providing equitable…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Futures (of Society)
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Salmerón, Ladislao; Fajardo, Inmaculada; Gómez-Puerta, Marcos – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Internet offers people with intellectual disabilities (ID) unique opportunities to access information and to participate in society. But concerns have been raised about the potential risks they face when accessing the Internet (e.g. giving credit to false information, being exposed to manipulative content). As part of the current debate between…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Adults, Internet, Information Literacy
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 2017
Missouri career education is preparing young people and adults for the job market and/or further education. It combines academics and job-specific skill training to assist in narrowing the skills gap. This fact sheet shows how Missouri's career education programs are preparing students for the future.
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Student Organizations, Secondary Education
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Savrami, Katia – Research in Dance Education, 2016
Since the establishment of Acting Studies, movement has always been a part of actor training. In the current vocational training institutions in the UK, movement for actors covers a wide range of subjects, including dance, somatics and movement practices. The aim of this research was to collect information about the dance techniques considered…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Psychomotor Skills, Acting
Misko, Josie – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This paper provides an overview of recent research on the factors that drive the performance of registered training organisations (RTOs), with a view to identifying areas for future research. Initially it explores the drivers of RTO performance; then discusses findings from available literature from Australia and from overseas, and discusses some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Training Centers, Vocational Education, Performance Factors
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Lecours, Alexandra; Therriault, Pierre-Yves – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2018
The few studies aiming to evaluate prevention interventions provided by occupational therapists in health at work were conducted in work settings. However, to intervene in primary prevention, developing occupational therapy interventions with students learning a trade is relevant. The objective is to evaluate workshops designed and set up by…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Occupational Therapy, Workshops, Injuries
Feldborg, Eric K. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this study was to: (a) conduct a retrospective developmental evaluation of a career and technical education (CTE) center in the midst of transformation from a two-year CTE center to a four-year high school; and (b) use the data from the evaluation to produce a case study testing Mintzberg's (2007) general theory of strategy…
Descriptors: Vocational High Schools, Vocational Training Centers, Organizational Change, Educational Innovation
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Eizagirre Sagardia, Ana; Imaz Bengoetxea, Jose Inazio; Rekalde Rodríguez, Itziar – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
This paper presents the most important results of a research project aimed at gathering empirical evidence on current efforts to foster and develop cross-curricular competences (CCC) in Vocational Education and Training (VET) Centres located in the Basque Country (Spain). The case study research method was used, with data being gathered by means…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Case Studies
Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), 2015
Technical, academic and employability knowledge and skills are essential for youth and adults to be lifelong learners, informed citizens and prepared and adaptable members of the workforce. CTE imparts these skills through engaging, relevant hands-on learning, integrated with academics, for all students, including those living in rural settings…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Rural Education, Role of Education, Learner Engagement
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