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Bocciardi, Federica; Caputo, Andrea; Fregonese, Chiara; Langher, Viviana; Sartori, Riccardo – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: In the current labour market, the competence to adapt is becoming significantly relevant for career development and career success. The construct of career adaptability, i.e. the capability to adapt to changing career-related circumstances and predict advancement in career development, seems to provide a fruitful scientific base for…
Descriptors: Vocational Adjustment, Career Development, Competence, Predictor Variables
Danielsen, Reidar – 1974
Skilled labor has always been difficult to recruit, and in a tight labor market unskilled, low-paying jobs with low status are also difficult to fill. Recruitment from outside seems necessary to satisfy demands, but migration creates at least as many problems as it solves. The consumption of theoretical training through the university level (a…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Change Strategies, Developed Nations, Employment Problems
Auriol, Laudeline – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
This paper presents the first results of a project initiated in 2004 by the OECD in collaboration with Eurostat and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, and aimed at developing a regular and internationally comparable production system of indicators on the careers and mobility of doctorate holders. A first data collection was launched in September…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Females, Labor Market, Graduates
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Charteris, Jennifer; Jenkins, Kathryn; Bannister-Tyrrell, Michelle; Jones, Marguerite – Critical Studies in Education, 2017
Produced through market relations of neoliberal managerialism, teacher subjectivities are becoming progressively commodified. With the increasing casualisation of the teaching workforce, the well-being and status of casual relief teachers (CRTs) can be seen as an area of concern, at risk of "flexploitation". More than just a convenient…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Neoliberalism, Teacher Attitudes, Biographies
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Ngwoke, Mbazor David; Adedayo, Adebayo Michael; Olutope, Ige Victor – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
The study examined the relevance of entrepreneurial education to the practice of estate surveying by the graduates of Estate Management in becoming self-made entrepreneurs in their chosen field. Real estate is a multi-disciplinary field that comprises all areas of construction, design and management, such as property management consultancy,…
Descriptors: Real Estate, Relevance (Education), Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods
BC Student Outcomes, 2016
Student feedback is essential to maintaining quality and ensuring relevance in the education system. BC Student Outcomes provides that feedback by surveying former post-secondary students who took apprenticeship technical training, baccalaureate programs, and associate degree, diploma, or certificate programs. In 2016, over 28,000 former students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, College Students, Academic Degrees
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Fiksenbaum, Lisa M.; Wickens, Christine M.; Greenglass, Esther R.; Wiesenthal, David L. – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2012
Rising rates of unionization in university settings suggest that campus labour disputes are likely to become an increasingly relevant issue. The research question in the current analysis asked which factors contributed to students' perception of fair treatment following a university labour disruption. A longitudinal survey of students' experiences…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Strikes, Foreign Countries
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Tam, May Yeuk-Mui – Journal of Education and Work, 2014
Participation in job-related training as part and parcel of lifelong learning is widely advocated. While many empirical research about job-related training of employees are about advanced western economies, little is known about advanced Asian economies. To fill this void in the literature, this study applies the human capital, institutional and…
Descriptors: Job Training, Staff Development, Participation, Human Capital
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Reegård, Kaja – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
The article examines the ways students in the school-based part of the vocational education and training (VET) in Sales begin to make sense of the world of work they are about to enter. Drawing on a qualitative study of upper-secondary Sales VET students in Norway, a four-fold typology of orientations to retail work is analysed: first, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Sales Occupations, Qualitative Research
BC Student Outcomes, 2017
The Baccalaureate Graduates Survey (BGS) is directed at graduates from all public degree granting institutions in British Columbia. It is one of the annual surveys that make up BC Student Outcomes. Each year, baccalaureate graduates from B.C. public post-secondary institutions provide feedback on their education satisfaction, employment outcomes,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Graduate Surveys
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Graves, S.; Williams, K. – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2017
The development of support staff was a key aspect of the Labour government's reform of the school workforce in England. As part of this strategy approximately 25,000 Teaching Assistants (TAs) gained Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status and were deployed in schools in a variety of roles, often operating in a quasi-teaching role. The…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Participant Satisfaction, Staff Role
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Kao, Yu-Shu; Chen, Ya-Ling – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
A new job position, "educare giver," which was created after kindergartens and preschools in Taiwan were integrated in 2012, has caused several problems such as ambiguity in the role of childcare givers and inequity in the division of labour. Studies have provided a limited scope and have not examined the identities and struggles of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Caregivers, Professional Identity, Socialization
BC Student Outcomes, 2015
Student feedback is an essential component of a high-quality, relevant education system. BC Student Outcomes provides that feedback by surveying former post-secondary students who took baccalaureate programs, apprenticeship technical training, and diploma, certificate, or associate degree programs. In 2015, almost 28,000 former students were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, College Students, Academic Degrees
Frank, Kristyn; Jovic, Emily – Statistics Canada, 2017
Strong economic growth through much of the period since 2000 and demographic pressures such as workforce aging, have contributed to a robust demand for skilled tradespeople. Despite a decline following the economic recession in 2008 and 2009, new registrations in apprenticeship programs have increased nearly 200% since the 1990s. Apprenticeship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, Apprenticeships, Job Training
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2014
The economic crisis that peaked in 2009 sent shockwaves that will be felt for years to come. It affected businesses, increased social risk for many and destabilised job and career prospects. Young people, particularly, have been badly affected. They are suffering the highest unemployment rates and their prospects have been damaged most. But,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Career Counseling, Economic Climate
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