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Andersson, Per; Köpsén, Susanne – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Changes in working life require development in vocational education and training (VET) to retain industrial currency. VET teachers are key actors in VET, and their continuing professional development (CPD) in vocational subjects is central to the currency of VET. This study is situated in Sweden, with a mainly school-based VET system where VET…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Workplace Learning
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Achenreiner, Gwen; Kleckner, Mary Jae; Knight, Peter; Lilly, Bryan – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Higher education institutions, communities, and employers experience challenges as young professionals continually adjust their workplace-participation views and behaviours. Higher education institutions face changes in student demand for job-oriented training, and the associated attrition from established programmes is costly. Communities find it…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Colleges, Student Recruitment, Higher Education
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Gopalan, Neena; Goodman, Suki; Hardy, Anneli; Jacobs, Carla – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
While there has been a proliferation of interest and research into work-family studies we know little about how employees who study while working manage their multiple and sometimes conflicting roles. This research focuses on non-traditional students (NTS), whose representation in the general student population has increased, and explores how they…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Individual Characteristics, Student Satisfaction, Student Responsibility
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Hulliger, Beat; Hong Thu, Nguyen Thi – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Based on the Vietnamese Household Living Standard Survey (VHLSS) 2014, the factors of participation in education and/or labour market of Vietnamese adolescents in the age range 11 to 18 is studied. Children working too much, in particular at age 11 to 15, are actually in child labour, and also older adolescents may compromise their future due to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Youth Employment, Education
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Jackson, Denise; Tomlinson, Michael – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
The paper draws on evidence from a survey of Australian and UK students (N = 433) on students' career values and their relationship to their proactivity in career self-management. Much of the dominant approaches to careers have focused on career competencies and adaptability in the context of increased movement from traditional to more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Work Attitudes, Values
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Oonyu, Joseph C. – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
A study on employment and academic progress of undergraduate teacher trainees at Makerere University Uganda was necessitated by the rising number of trainees taking-up employment in secondary schools within Kampala City, which may cause untimely completion and high dropout rates. However, no study has been done to establish the motives for…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Grade Point Average, Foreign Countries, Employment
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John, June Park; Carnoy, Martin – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
We analyse race and gender trends in the Silicon Valley technology industry from 1980 to 2015, with a focus on education, employment and wages in computer science. Racial gaps in representation are more salient among programmers than in the overall technology labour force; in addition, we document a stable or increasing gender gap across all races…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Race, Ethnicity, Geographic Regions
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Blackmore, Jill; Rahimi, Mark – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Very few organisations, even local firms, are insulated from global economic activity or the social and cultural consequences of widespread global migration programs such as international education. Nonetheless, established recruitment processes remain stubbornly local, privileging candidates who conform to the criterion of 'people like us' to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Graduates, Employment Potential
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Looi, Kim Hoe – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Research on new venture creation is often criticised for its deficits of theoretical sophistication and methodological rigour. This paper develops a framework by combining the values theory and the intention theory and validates it by conducting a rigorous structural equation modelling analysis based on responses obtained from 355 Malaysian…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Ethnicity, Intention
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Otchia, Christian S.; Yamada, Shoko – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Recent evidence indicates substantial heterogeneity in the returns to skills across countries, but only a few studies have explained the varying patterns in the return to skills. Using the 2013 STEP data for Ghana and Kenya, we estimate the causal effect of cognitive and noncognitive skills on a large set of labour market outcomes by controlling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Ability, Thinking Skills, Labor Market
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Bouchakour, Radhia; Saad, Mohammed; Guermat, Cherif – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
This paper investigates the impact of higher education characteristics on economic performance. Despite a relatively plethoric literature, there is still a clear lack of understanding of the interaction of teaching and training with knowledge, innovation and economic performance; the heterogeneity across levels of economic development; and the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Economic Development, Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education
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Liyanagamage, Nilupulee; Glavas, Charmaine; Kodagoda, Thilakshi – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Higher education participation rates are rising globally, and an increasing proportion of students are combining educational studies with paid employment. A plethora of research has focused on examining the nexus between higher education and employment, with outcomes largely geared towards investigating the negative effects of combining these…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Self Control, Undergraduate Students
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Reichenberg, Olof – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
The purpose of my paper is to describe and explain the probability of staying in temporary work for young people (age 16-27) in Sweden between 1992 and 2011 and its relation to socioeconomic outcomes (low socioeconomic classification and wage). I used panel data from the Swedish Labour Force Survey (LFS) and the longitudinal integration database…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Predictor Variables, Temporary Employment, Wages
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Pullman, Ashley; Jongbloed, Janine – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Through analyses of Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) data, the following study considers the direct and indirect association between education and workplace task discretion in 30 countries. By focusing on cross-national comparison, it considers the ways in which these findings are dependent on both the…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Adults, Professional Autonomy, Context Effect
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Hodgson, Ann; Spours, Ken; Smith, David; Jeanes, Julia – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Education providers and employers working together to prepare young people and adults for employment is internationally accepted as a key factor in effective technical and vocational education. In the English context, however, we argue that two related orthodoxies have prevailed -- 'employer engagement' and 'skills supply' -- in which education…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship
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