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Wang, Anyi; Guo, Dong – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This paper uses a Probit regression model to empirically examine the characteristics of participants in upper-secondary technical and vocational education (TVE), relative to upper-secondary academic schools. Using a nationally representative dataset from China, this study finds that compared with academic schools, participants of upper-secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Socioeconomic Status, Equal Education
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Somers, Mark John; Birnbaum, Dee; Finch, Linda; Casal, Jose – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This purpose of this study was to use occupational commitment profiles to study the vocational education of student nurses to gain new insights into their motivational patterns, performance, and retention. Three occupational commitment profile groups, based on the relative levels of the affective, continuance, and normative commitment mindsets…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Nursing Education, Nurses, Career Choice
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Hodge, Steven; Smith, Ray – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Although vocational education and training (VET) is often sidelined in policy debates about innovation and how to promote it, some research and theory highlights ways the sector does contribute. VET can be, for example, positioned as an instrument of 'knowledge diffusion' and thereby an active element in so-called 'innovation systems'. But the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Student Placement, Job Placement, Case Studies
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Zancajo, Adrian; Valiente, Oscar – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Human development and rights-based approaches to education have been gaining support among international organisations and development agencies as alternative frameworks to human capital orthodoxy. While these global trends have been well-documented in the international development literature, there is little empirical evidence into what extent,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Civil Rights, Access to Education
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Cents-Boonstra, Miriam; Lichtwarck-Aschoff, Anna; Denessen, Eddie; Haerens, Leen; Aelterman, Nathalie – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
There are indicators that a substantial number of students in vocational education and training (VET) experience problems with successfully building their careers. This is often attributed to VET students' motivation. The present study provides insight into VET students' motivational profiles based on self-determination theory. Additionally,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Student Motivation, Self Efficacy, Test Anxiety
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Seidel, Katja – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This paper analyses the effect of a secondary job on the intention to quit an apprenticeship in Germany. For the empirical approach, the representative German, firm-level study 'BIBB Survey Vocational Training from the Trainees Point of View 2008' conducted by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) is used. In this…
Descriptors: Intention, Dropouts, Apprenticeships, Burnout
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Sligo, Frank; Tilley, Elspeth; Murray, Niki; Comrie, Margie – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This paper describes a journey undertaken by literacy tutors who were caught between incompatible values and needs in building apprentices' literacy. The highly literate tutors were committed to teaching critical literacy. They believed that improved literacy could support learners' aspirations to advance their prospects at work, build their…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Literacy Education, Apprenticeships, Critical Literacy
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Emmenegger, Patrick; Graf, Lukas; Trampusch, Christine – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Collective training systems are based on the cooperation of multiple public and private stakeholders in order to work. However, such cooperation is not self-sustaining and depends, for instance, on public policies, capable intermediary organisations and shared logics of action. In this conceptual paper, we first review the political economy…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Administrative Organization, Educational Research, Governance
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Holmgren, R.; Haake, U.; Söderström, T. – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This article presents an analysis of a five-year study on the implementation of a technology-supported distance programme in Swedish firefighter training. Based on activity theory and four interview studies, the attention is directed to firefighter instructors' perceptions and use of digital technologies with a focus on challenges, contradictions…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Fire Science Education, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Choy, Sarojni; Wärvik, Gun-Britt – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
The study reported here used a practice theory lens to understand vocational education and training (VET) teachers' current practices in supporting integration of learning in educational institutions and workplaces -- specifically for refugee and migrant students. A case study was conducted with 10 teachers delivering aged care programmes in South…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Vocational Education
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Hoxtell, Annette – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
This article sheds light on an understudied aspect of the transition from school to work: the choice of a training company. It presents findings from qualitative interviews with 69 secondary school students and apprentices from the German states of Berlin and Brandenburg, focusing on their reasons to choose a training company in the dual system.…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Secondary School Students, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
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Clarke, Patricia; Henning, Joerg; Coleman, Glen; Schull, Daniel – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
In Australia, the inception of veterinary technology, as a higher education discipline underpinning an emerging, mid-tier paraveterinary field, reflected global trends for more highly educated veterinary paraprofessionals to meet changing societal demands. In this study, veterinary technology graduates were surveyed about their experiences in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Veterinary Medicine, Paraprofessional Personnel, Allied Health Personnel
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Locke, Patrick; Maton, Karl – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Contemporary education reforms that draw ideas from the political and economic fields are said to be altering the nature of vocational education. While there are substantial policy studies on the effects of marketisation reforms, fewer analyse the perspectives of vocational educators on such reforms. How vocational educators negotiate the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Commercialization, Educational Change, Vocational Education
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van Mourik, Greg; Wilkin, Carla L. – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
Professional accrediting bodies and accounting education reviews have long expressed concerns about student capabilities and learning outcomes, including the ability to apply knowledge and make reasoned judgements. In response, we report on a new design that uses a web of threshold concepts to guide curriculum development. With an associated focus…
Descriptors: Accounting, Curriculum Design, Active Learning, Business Administration Education
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Mack, Lori C.; Halic, Olivia; Burd, Emma – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2019
The Career-related Programme (CP) is an innovative education programme by the International Baccalaureate (IB). Designed to promote college and career readiness equally in the last two years of high school, the CP combines rigorous university preparatory coursework with targeted career-related studies. This study examines the patterns of higher…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, College Bound Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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