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Zhang, Yang; McGuire, Stephen J. J. – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
This paper proposes an explanation of how diversity training can reduce employee turnover in a diverse organization. Researchers have paid much attention to the positive, and sometimes negative, effects of workforce diversity. Much has been learned, but there remain unanswered questions such as: How does firm behavior affect employee turnover in a…
Descriptors: Diversity, Labor Turnover, Diversity (Institutional), Psychological Patterns
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Dang, Sam; Keamy, Ron Kim – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
The Early Years Learning Framework guides the work of Australia's early childhood educators and teachers, with Outcome 4 including a focus on children developing dispositions for learning. In this article we report on an investigation how two vocational education and training (VET) teachers who taught the Diploma of Early Childhood and Care course…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teaching Experience, Early Childhood Education
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Dagar, Preeti – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
Indigenous women in India struggle to maintain their traditional knowledge, education and livelihoods in the face of colonization, neoliberalism and development. The paper analyzes the vocational education and skills training programmes implemented for indigenous women in India by the national government and local agencies. It considers the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Females, Vocational Education
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King, M.; Lenser, S.; Rogers, D.; Carnahan, H. – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
Virtual reality (VR) simulation training for helicopter search and rescues (SAR) hoist operators is very uncommon in comparison to the availability of pilot simulation training. SAR hoist operators control winch systems for hoisting objects or people during helicopter flight. Using a rear crew helicopter VR training simulator we sought to quantify…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Air Transportation, Safety, Flight Training
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Alibakhshi, Goudarz; Nezakatgoo, Behzad; Bahremand, Alireza – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
Assessing language learners' needs has been abundantly studied by a large number of researchers interested in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and Needs Analysis (NA). However, task-based language needs of the students of marine (maritime) engineering have not been well-investigated, to the date. A qualitative research method was used. We…
Descriptors: Marine Education, Task Analysis, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso; Oluka, Beth N.; Oluwayemisi, Fasina Bosede; Achilike, Beatrice Adanna; Marcel Ezemoyih, Chucks – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
This study adopts exploratory qualitative research to explore the experiences of a vocational education and training (VET) teacher and 36 first-year VET undergraduate students in a Nigerian public university as they engaged in collaborative learning (CL) tasks for a period of 14 weeks academic semester. A thematic analysis of observations and…
Descriptors: Barriers, Cooperative Learning, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Enochsson, Ann-Britt; Kilbrink, Nina; Andersén, Annelie; Ådefors, Annica – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
Digital technology has been found useful in bridging the gap between school and work placements. In earlier studies we have interviewed vocational teachers with creative ideas on addressing this issue, but they encountered obstacles and could not always proceed as they wanted. The aim of this study is to provide a deeper understanding of the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Barriers, Foreign Countries
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Cheng, Tak Lai – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
This paper reports the initial findings of a study about the learning process of 17 pre-service kindergarten teachers in a higher diploma programme at a vocational training institute in Hong Kong. The existing literature regards experiential learning as a reflective process that allows student teachers to make new meaning from learning experiences…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Adult Vocational Education, Foreign Countries
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Le, Anh Hai; Billett, Stephen – International Journal of Training Research, 2022
Both government reports and academic literature concur in claiming that the low standing of vocational education and training (VET) and the occupations it serves in the community is a major problem for increasing the engagement in this educational sector in an era of high aspiration. An initial analysis from a project capturing school students,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Students, Parents, Teachers
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Adeyanju, Dolapo; Mburu, John; Mignouna, Djana; Akomolafe, Kehinde J. – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
This paper investigated the determinant of youth participation in agricultural training programs using the case of Fadama program. A multi-stage sampling technique was used to select a total of 977 respondents comprising of 455 participants and 522 non-participants. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Training, Extension Education
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Ludwikowska, Kamila – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
The study examines an important aspect of the training evaluation, namely trainee reaction to training. In particular, the author aimed to analyse the relationship between learning self-efficacy during the training and identified factors of trainee reaction to training: trainee perception of the training content, design, and trainer performance.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Trainees, Program Design, Program Effectiveness
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Choy, Sarojni; Dymock, Darryl; Le, Leah; Billett, Stephen – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
Although vocational education and training (VET) can lead to lucrative and fulfilling careers and plays a vital role in skilling workers for contemporary workplaces, it continues to have a low status in schools, among parents, and in the wider community. Many countries are now seeking to enhance the status of VET to increase its uptake by school…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Vocational Education, Career Pathways, Foreign Countries
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Nguyen, Song Hien – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
This article was drawn from a part of a research project relating to the History of the Vietnamese Vocational Education and Traning (VET) since 1954. The research was conducted at 13 vocational schools in 13 provinces and cities in Vietnam. Data was collected from documentary and interview data. Participants were selected based on the snowball…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational History, Vocational Schools
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Alwahaishi, Saleh – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
The first interaction of students in tertiary education with the work-integrated learning environment happens often through cooperative education or internships, where students, as emerging professionals, develop technical abilities and practice critical ethical decision-making and professional values. Accordingly, this study aims at assessing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Experience Programs, Ethics, Undergraduate Students
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Choi, Seonkyung – International Journal of Training Research, 2021
The aim of this study is to investigate and compare rural and urban returns to additional vocational education after completing formal education in the Philippines. We estimate the returns to additional vocational education after formal education in formal employment and also rural/urban disparities for each industry sector. The investigation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Urban Differences, Wages, Outcomes of Education
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