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Wei Li; Tianran Ni; Yi Zhang; Daan Wang; Salvador Parrado – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: This study aims to examine the effects of vocational training programs for people with disabilities on their income. Design/methodology/approach: It conducted a multinomial regression analysis of 10,469 survey responses from 31 provincial administrative areas in mainland China. Findings: It finds the following antecedents all influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Income, Compensation (Remuneration), Vocational Education
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Tracey Bowen; Maureen T.B. Drysdale; Sarah Callaghan; Sally Smith; Kristina Johansson; Colin Smith; Barbara Walsh; Tessa Berg – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: This study identifies gendered disparities among women students participating in work-integrated learning and explores the effects of the disparities on their perceptions on perceived opportunities, competencies, sense of belonging, and professional identity. Design/methodology/approach: A series of semi-structured focus groups were run…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, College Students, Work Experience Programs
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Esther Asiedu; Ebenezer Malcalm; Afia Nyarko Boakye; Cornelius Kwarkoh Kwarkoh Amoah – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the moderating effect of the reflective practice of business students on how it helps to develop their employability skills through various university strategies. Design/methodology/approach: The study employed a simple random sample to select undergraduate level 400 students from the Universities…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Undergraduate Students, Skill Development, Business Education
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Hod Anyigba; Alexander Preko; William Kwesi Senayah – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: This study is to examine and develop sector skills strategies and action plans for the textile and apparel (T&A) sector. Design/methodology/approach: The paper used a participatory action qualitative method anchored on the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) framework, utilising the workshop-based approach with 24 key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Clothing, Labor Supply, Job Skills
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Sheela Bhargava; Renu Sharma – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The study aims to examine the mediating effect of psychological well-being (PWB) on the relationship between teamwork skills and student engagement (SE) in higher education institutional setups. Design/methodology/approach: The study used a triangulation mixed-methods approach. Data were collected from final-year students pursuing…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Teamwork, Well Being, College Students
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Cleide Gisele Ribeiro; Plinio dos Santos Ramos; Raimundo Nonato Bechara; Juliano Machado de Oliveira; Erika Bicalho de Almeida; Soraida Sozzi Miguel; Djalma Rabelo Ricardo; Rodrigo Guerra de Oliveira – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic has created a significant disruption in the educational systems worldwide. Some institutions opted for emergency remote education due to the need to cancel in-person activities. The aims of this paper were to evaluate the use of asynchronous methodology in health sciences education, determine whether asynchronous…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, COVID-19, Pandemics, Asynchronous Communication
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Xiao Xu – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: Utilizing datasets of Ecuador, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Mexico and Peru from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies survey from 2017 to 2018, this study aimed to develop and validate a profile indicating core workplace skills in developing countries. Design/methodology/approach: DeVellis' guide of scale…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Adults
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Benjamin Ajibade; Catherine Hayes – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The aim of the study is to explore perceptions of the impact of assessment feedback by international undergraduate nursing students. Research to date indicates that summative assessment feedback may impact significantly on student achievement but if it is undertaken sub optimally or does not provide students with the opportunity to engage…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Student Attitudes, Summative Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Edem M. Azila-Gbettor; Christopher Mensah; Martin K. Abiemo – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The study aims to examine the moderating influence of perceived co-worker support in the nexus between compulsory citizenship behaviour, job involvement and social loafing amongst university interns. Design/methodology/approach: Four hundred and sixty-two) respondents took part in the study by completing a self-reported questionnaire…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Work Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Underachievement
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Jahangir Wasim; Moustafa Haj Youssef; Ioannis Christodoulou; Robert Reinhardt – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: This research aims to identify the intentions behind becoming an entrepreneur and the perception of entrepreneurial failure among different groups of students. There has been significant research discussing the motivations behind becoming an entrepreneur. However, such a research study is often focused on individuals who are already in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Student Motivation, Intention, Learning Processes
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Tiyamike Ngonda; Richard Nkhoma; Thabo Falayi – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The study compares how work-integrated learning (WIL) placement positioning, duration, assessment strategies and environment at three Southern African universities influence engineering students' academic and employability outcomes. Design/methodology/approach: The study used a qualitative case study approach that drew on the principles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Work Experience Programs, Experiential Learning
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Miftachul Huda – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The massive expansion of digital platform has been responsible for the widespread progressive engagement created amongst learners and educators. The practice of requiring student feedback on online learning services ensures that teacher education continues to advance its strategic approach to online learning. This paper aims to examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Accessibility (for Disabled), Access to Computers
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Sara Maria Yepes Zuluaga – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: In the current labour context, employability is an important tool for recently graduated who are entering the labour market and must face major challenges that include a decrease in job opportunities, the rapid evolution of technology, and the need for lifelong learning. Design/methodology/approach: This study analyses the impact of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Seniors, College Graduates, Engineering Education
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Princy Thomas; Daniel John; Lijo Thomas – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: The objective of the study was to explore the factors influencing the career decisions of students doing the students' undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) programmes from urban private universities/colleges in the Indian context. Design/methodology/approach: Career decision-making is determined by different factors and is contextual.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Private Colleges, Cultural Context
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Shahrokh Nikou; Monika Luukkonen – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2024
Purpose: Due to high demand for international talents and skilful workforces, many countries around the world, especially the ageing populations are now looking for new ways and strategies to attract more international talent. Drawing on push-pull factor theory, integrated with theory of reasoned action (TRA), this research examines international…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, School Holding Power, Models, Student Mobility
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