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Table 2 Items on being prepared for the teaching profession as judged by vocational education teachers

From: Hungarian vocational education teachers’ views on their pedagogical knowledge and the information sources suitable for their professional development

Item Mean SD
7 Familiarity with the pedagogy of a proactive lifestyle 2.96 1.20
16 Knowledge of the characteristics of the X, Y and Z generations 3.13 1.29
8 Knowledge of experience-centered vocational practical training 3.19 1.24
18 Knowledge of the importance of video tutorials available on the internet 3.28 1.24
6 Knowledge of values and the crisis of values in the modern age 3.31 1.18
5 Planning the process of vocational practical training 3.33 1.30
2 Pedagogical characteristics of vocational practical training 3.36 1.22
19 Differentiation between visual and verbal learners 3.40 1.11
12 Knowing how to foster self-controlling responsibility 3.41 1.10
11 Familiarity with developing problem solving skills during vocational practical training 3.47 1.09
17 Knowing how to search for information on the Internet 3.47 1.26
13 Knowing how to shape teamwork creatively 3.52 1.09
14 Awareness of the openness of self-development in a profession 3.65 1.04
1 Awareness of students’ developmental phases 3.67 1.03
10 Awareness of the role of self-determination when working 3.68 1.09
4 Awareness of the task system necessary to reach goals 3.73 .94
9 Knowing the role of positive and negative feedback as motivators 3.76 1.01
3 Knowledge of pedagogical goals 4.03 .92
15 Awareness of the importance of personal role modeling 4.11 .96