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Zhang, Jiahong; Yuen, Mantak; Chen, Gaowei – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This study examined Chinese technical education students' (N = 18) perceptions of career-related support received from teachers using thematic analysis. Six themes emerged from the interviews: enhancement of self-improvement and self-exploration, informational support, career-related role models, instrumental support, emotional support and support…
Descriptors: Career Development, Technical Education, Teacher Role, Foreign Countries
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Sampson, James P.; Kettunen, Jaana; Vuorinen, Raimo – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
We examine the role of counselors and other practitioners in delivering career interventions using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Current benefits and limitations of ICT use provide the basis for recommendations. Potential benefits of increased ICT engagement include cost-effectiveness and improved access to resources and support.…
Descriptors: Counselor Role, Teacher Role, Career Counseling, Career Development
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Kewalramani, Sarika; Phillipson, Sivanes – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This study draws upon Vygotskian mediation and internalisation constructs to investigate how parental beliefs, values, expectations and familial acculturation processes can shape immigrant children's secondary schooling subject choices within an Australian context. Using a case study approach, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 12…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Role, Immigrants, Parent Child Relationship
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Albien, A. J.; Kidd, M.; Naidoo, A. V.; Maree, J. G. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
In the present research study, key career adaptability constructs and the extent to which these constructs are relevant in a non-Western and developing world context were explored. The Career Adapt-Abilities Scale (CAAS) was administered to 396 Grade 11 isiXhosa speaking high school students from a low-income township in South Africa (M[subscript…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Vocational Adjustment, Measures (Individuals)
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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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Camargo, Ana; Storme, Martin; Çelik, Pinar – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
Previous research has shown that cultural intelligence is a positive predictor of expatriate career intentions among university students, but little is known about the "how" of this relationship. In a first study (N = 241) we provide evidence for the incremental validity of cultural intelligence, by showing that cultural intelligence…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Immigrants, Intention, College Students
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Fournier, Geneviève; Lachance, Lise; Viviers, Simon; Lahrizi, Imane Zineb; Goyer, Liette; Masdonati, Jonas – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
The paper presents first the theoretical foundations used to develop a pre-experimental version of a questionnaire on relationship to work, and then the four stages of its initial validation leading to an experimental version. These stages included: (1) Defining the dimensions and sub-dimensions of the relationship to work concept; (2)…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Content Validity, Work Attitudes, Test Items
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Roy, Rajib; Das, Niladri – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This study assesses the influence of gender differences in the formation of entrepreneurial intention. Specifically, we investigate how culture and gender influence factors responsible for entrepreneurial intention development. A sample of 414 science and technology students from the world's fourth most prominent entrepreneurial university…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Entrepreneurship, Cultural Influences, Intention
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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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Green, Zane Asher – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This study analyzed the mediating effect of well-being between generalized self-efficacy and vocational identity development in a sample of 724 final year bachelor's students studying in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Results from a parallel mediation analysis indicated that generalized self-efficacy was indirectly related to vocational identity…
Descriptors: Well Being, Self Efficacy, College Seniors, Foreign Countries
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Nassar, Sylvia C.; Al-Qimlass, Aisha; Ozdemir, Nurten Karacan – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
Empirical and conceptual literature on career and workforce development increasingly cites the importance of connections between policy, research and practice domains. Yet, few if any models inform such collaborations. In the proposed Tripartite Model of Program Evaluation, the inter-play between these three key stakeholder groups is…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Career Counseling, Labor Force Development, Educational Policy
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Creed, Peter A.; Hood, Michelle; Hu, Shi – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
Informed by a self-regulatory perspective, we tested a model (N = 233) in which job (e.g., autonomy), person (e.g., motivation), and study characteristics (e.g., engagement) predicted student job crafting, which, in turn, predicted work-study conflict and facilitation. Job, person, and study characteristics predicted task (46% of variance),…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Professional Autonomy, Motivation, Work Study Programs
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de Oliveira Silva, Jorge Henrique; de Sousa Mendes, Glauco Henrique; Ganga, Gilberto Miller Devós; Mergulhão, Ricardo Coser; Lizarelli, Fabiana Letícia – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This article proposes a model of antecedents and consequences of student satisfaction in Higher Technical-Vocational Education (HTVE) colleges. To validate the model, a survey was conducted with 505 students enrolled in Brazilian HTVE colleges. Structural equation modelling was used to investigate the constructs and their relations. Results…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, College Students, Technical Education, Vocational Education
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Allan, Blake A.; Sterling, Haley M.; Duffy, Ryan D. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
Using the Psychology of Working Theory as a guide, the goal of this study was to examine the longitudinal relations of economic deprivation to work volition and work volition to academic satisfaction among college students. We sampled 1508 students and surveyed them at three time points over a 6-month period. We found that economic deprivation…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Predictor Variables, Disadvantaged, Career Choice
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Milot-Lapointe, Francis; Savard, Réginald; Le Corff, Yann – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This study examined the impact of intervention components, working alliance, and career indecision on the change in psychological distress during the career counseling processes. Participants were 111 university students who received an average of 3.19 sessions of naturally occurring career counseling. Results indicated that: (a) written exercises…
Descriptors: Individual Instruction, Career Counseling, Psychological Patterns, Intervention
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