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2009-2012 Articles

All volumes from 2009-2012 can be accessed at: https://link.springer.com/journal/40461/volumes-and-issues

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  1. Using a unique, longitudinal survey that follows school-to-work transitions of pupils who participated in PISA 2000, this paper investigates adverse consequences, so-called scarring effects, of early unemploym...

    Authors: Laura A Helbling and Stefan Sacchi

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:12

    Content type: Research

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  2. The purpose of this survey was to relate completion rate and results on national clinical final examinations to student’s admission background and examination results for nursing and medical courses.

    Authors: Maria Emilsson, Martin Gellerstedt, Maria Skyvell Nilsson, Ina Berndtsson, Kristina Johansson and Sandra Pennbrant

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  3. Using a sample about company hiring behaviour from the BIBB Establishment Panel on Training and Competence Development 2011, this paper analyses the hiring decisions of German establishments. Companies essenti...

    Authors: Lutz Bellmann, Philipp Grunau, Klaus Troltsch and Günter Walden

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:9

    Content type: Research

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  4. Recent developments in policy concerned with raising achievement in schools have given rise to work-based learning as a mechanism for dealing with disaffection. Alongside this redress is the potential for prom...

    Authors: David Allan

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  5. This study investigates the determinants of career change for individuals who change their job to become a teacher in vocational education and training (VET) as a second career. The question of what motivates ...

    Authors: Stefanie Hof and Mirjam Strupler Leiser

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. Spatial skills are crucial for carpentry and are a major learning objective in the initial vocational training of carpenter apprentices. Carpenters specifically need to develop the capability to switch between...

    Authors: Sebastien Cuendet, Jessica Dehler-Zufferey, Christoph Arn, Engin Bumbacher and Pierre Dillenbourg

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  7. Vocational learning comprises more than factual knowledge and procedures; the development of a vocational identity is a key aspect and outcome of vocational education provisions and assumed to play an integral...

    Authors: Viola Katharina Klotz, Stephen Billett and Esther Winther

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. ‘Non-excludability’ of skills is suspected to give rise to poaching externalities and cause under-investment in training. To substantiate this hypothesis, the paper at hand investigates the relationship betwee...

    Authors: Normann Mueller

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:1

    Content type: Research

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  9. In many OECD countries an apparent connection is shown between education, the local economy and the local labor market. This connection seems to be stronger and more radical in Sweden, than in other similar co...

    Authors: Magnus Fjellström

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2014 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  10. The world is facing a worsening youth employment crisis. In response, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is back on the development agenda after years of neglect. This systematic review exa...

    Authors: Janice S Tripney and Jorge G Hombrados

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2013 5:3

    Content type: Review

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  11. Both fostering and measuring action competence remain central targets of vocational education and training research; adequate measurement approaches clearly are prerequisites for international, large-scale ass...

    Authors: Esther Winther and Viola Katharina Klotz

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2013 5:2

    Content type: Research

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  12. The number of registered apprentices in Canada more than doubled between 1995 and 2007, yet successful completion of apprenticeship programs increased by only about one-third as much. Uncovering the factors re...

    Authors: Christine Laporte and Richard E Mueller

    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2013 5:1

    Content type: Research

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Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training is an initiative of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) (Bern, Switzerland), in collaboration with the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BiBB). The publication costs for the journal are covered by the Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education (SCCRE), so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.