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

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  1. Based on the social cognitive model and on the psychology of working theory, this research aims to study the job and life satisfaction of apprentices, considering proactive personality, person-supervisor and p...

    Authors: Camilla Zambelli, Jenny Marcionetti and Jérôme Rossier
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2024 16:3
  2. In the present study, we recorded the eye movements of 20 criterion-based selected trainee teachers in economics while they responded to 25 single choice (SC) items in an economic content knowledge (CK) test a...

    Authors: Sebastian Brückner and Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2024 16:2
  3. After more than 50 years of research on drop-out from Vocational Education and Training (VET), databases provide vast amounts of drop-out studies from around the globe that entail hundreds of potential drop-ou...

    Authors: Maximilian Krötz
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2024 16:1
  4. We investigated the ecological validity of performance measures from a computer-based assessment tool that utilises scripted video vignettes. The intended purpose of this tool is to assess the maintenance and ...

    Authors: Stefan Hartmann, Emre Güzel and Tobias Gschwendtner
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:15
  5. Sexual harassment by guests is part of the vocational culture in many workplaces within the hospitality industry. In this study, we investigate vocational students' descriptions of sexual harassment by guests ...

    Authors: Maria Hedlin and Eva Klope
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:14
  6. Cooperative education programs are usually based on a partnership between companies and universities. Dropouts have a particular impact here, for example the loss of junior staff in the companies. Most dropout...

    Authors: Steffen Wild, Sebastian Rahn and Thomas Meyer
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:13
  7. For vocational and professional education to remain relevant, instructors need to keep developing themselves and their practices. Much of instructor learning happens on-the-job. Drawing on literature on teache...

    Authors: Annemarieke Hoekstra
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:12
  8. Learning analytics provides a novel means to examine various aspects of students’ learning and to support them in their individual endeavors. The purpose of this study was to explore the potential of learning ...

    Authors: Riina Kleimola, Sonsoles López-Pernas, Sanna Väisänen, Mohammed Saqr, Erkko Sointu and Laura Hirsto
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:11
  9. Scenario-based exercises employing figurants are frequently used in vocational education worldwide. The purpose of these exercises is to help the students develop practical knowledge and skills on their way to...

    Authors: Cecilia Jonsson and Susanna Lif
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:10
  10. Immersive virtual reality (IVR) based simulation and training is gaining increasing importance in vocational education and training (VET). However, while IVR is primarily investigated and utilized in technical...

    Authors: David Kablitz, Matthias Conrad and Stephan Schumann
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:9
  11. The development of financial literacy (FL) is significantly influenced by financial literacy training programs (FLTPs), which aid in creating an ecosystem that is more inclusive and participative. This study r...

    Authors: Heena Choudhary and Himanshi Jain
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:8
  12. Economic shocks provide both risks and opportunities for workplace training programs—the risk of program cancellation or interruption to skills development, and the opportunity to be at the vanguard of economi...

    Authors: Katherine M. Caves and Patrick McDonald
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:7
  13. Creativity is one of the most important skills in the 21st century student’s toolkit and important to vocational education and training (VET). In the context of vocational teacher education, creativity has not...

    Authors: Silke Fischer and Antje Barabasch
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:6
  14. Converging evidence of high stress levels in the nursing profession as well as their detrimental effects on the execution of nursing actions, quality indicators of care, and self-reported job satisfaction just...

    Authors: Julia Warwas, Wiebke Vorpahl, Susan Seeber, Philine Krebs, Ulrike Weyland, Eveline Wittmann, Larissa Wilczek and Aldin Strikovic
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:5
  15. This paper describes a digital training for social and emotional competences for prospective medical assistants (MAs) in Germany. Social and emotional competences (SEC) are necessary for the collaboration with...

    Authors: Markus Peters, Tanja Tschöpe, Sebastian Konheiser, Julia Raecke and Annalisa Schnitzler
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:4
  16. Research shows a heterogeneous picture of migration-related disparities regarding adolescents’ educational trajectories at the end of lower-secondary education. Among other disparities, migrants face large dis...

    Authors: Robin Busse, Christian Michaelis and Richard Nennstiel
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:3
  17. Recently, many studies have been published on the use of eye-tracking to analyse complex problem-solving processes within authentic computer-based learning and training environments. This scoping review aims t...

    Authors: Christian W. Mayer, Andreas Rausch and Jürgen Seifried
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:2
  18. The digitalisation of processes is a current topic in accounting. New technologies can change activities which in turn may require different skills from accounting graduates. This paper aims to shed light on t...

    Authors: Julia Pargmann, Elisabeth Riebenbauer, Doreen Flick-Holtsch and Florian Berding
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2023 15:1
  19. Drawing on the literature on resilience in education, this article explores personal characteristics, abilities and behaviours that enable vulnerable students and apprentices to succeed in education and traini...

    Authors: Evi Schmid and Christiane Lingås Haukedal
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:11
  20. Tasks in accounting textbooks play a vital role when it comes to learning processes. However, hardly any empirical evidence on the quality of accounting tasks exists regarding accounting-relevant characteristi...

    Authors: Simone Stütz, Florian Berding, Sven Reincke and Lena Scheper
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:10
  21. A critical limiting factor for adaptive teaching is the availability of diagnostic tools that allow reliable and valid assessments of students’ domain-specific skills in a way that produces detailed informatio...

    Authors: Christoph Helm, Julia Warwas and Henry Schirmer
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:9
  22. Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) has attracted wide attention with its potential to alleviate poverty and improve youth employment in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, no...

    Authors: Yi Shi and Mukdarut Bangpan
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:8
  23. For adolescents, preventing a premature training termination (PTT) and withdrawal from education and training after a PTT is an important societal task. While studies reveal that early-risk factors such as a l...

    Authors: Christian Michaelis and Maria Richter
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:7
  24. Interventions in emotional competences and scientific studies of emotional competence are flourishing in the educational context. However, we find very few programs in Europe involving emotional interventions ...

    Authors: Florinda Sauli, Matilde Wenger and Marina Fiori
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:4
  25. The identification of effects of vocational education and training conditions on competence development in nursing education requires longitudinal studies. An important precondition is the availability of a te...

    Authors: Eveline Wittmann, Ulrike Weyland, Susan Seeber, Julia Warwas, Aldin Striković, Philine Krebs, Monja Pohley and Larissa Wilczek
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:3
  26. Against the background of digital transformation processes that are currently changing the world of work, this paper examines general digital competences of beginning trainees in commercial vocational educatio...

    Authors: Stefanie Findeisen and Steffen Wild
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:2
  27. Despite high drop-out rates from vocational education and training (VET) throughout most countries and a long research tradition on potential drop-out reasons, little is known about the effects exerted on drop...

    Authors: Maximilian Krötz and Viola Deutscher
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2022 14:1
  28. Stress in teaching and teacher training is a well-known issue and stress management during teacher training may not only be affected by individual coping efforts, but also determined by private and work-relate...

    Authors: Tobias Kärner, Julia Katharina Weiß and Karin Heinrichs
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:24
  29. VET (vocational education and training) is a highly complex, multidimensional worldwide phenomenon with diverse structures. Additionally, very different actors define the functions of a national (or even a reg...

    Authors: Susanne Peters
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:23
  30. Mentors guide students in their challenges at school and in life. At-risk students in last-resort programs who are at a high risk of leaving school unqualified are especially in need of highly competent and ad...

    Authors: Rineke Keijzer, Roeland van der Rijst, Erik van Schooten and Wilfried Admiraal
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:22
  31. Educated and skilled women are active change agents. This paper focuses on informal hospitality education as a tool for social change and empowerment for severely marginalized Nepalese women. Studied over 18 m...

    Authors: Jay R. Deagon, Miriam Ham and Wendy Hillman
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:21
  32. Learning Factories 4.0 are thought to prepare vocational students for the challenges of Industry 4.0. The implementation of those interconnected Learning Factories 4.0 at technical vocational schools may promo...

    Authors: Michael Roll and Dirk Ifenthaler
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:20
  33. At-risk students like those with special educational needs, learning difficulties, or pupils at risk of exclusion frequently struggle in transition from basic to secondary vocational education and training, of...

    Authors: Liana Roos, Karmen Trasberg, Kristi Kõiv and Egle Säre
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:19
  34. Competence development and measurement are of great interest to vocational education and training (VET). Although there are many instruments available for measuring competence in diverse settings, in many case...

    Authors: Silja Rohr-Mentele and Sarah Forster-Heinzer
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:18
  35. We investigated the effectiveness of Taiwan’s dual education system, referred to as the dual system of vocational training policy (DSVTP) program. By surveying 722 randomly selected respondents participating i...

    Authors: Louis Chih-hung Liu
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:17
  36. Standardized curricula define the set of skills that must be trained within a training occupation and thus are a key regulatory element of apprenticeship systems. Although clear economic rationales support the...

    Authors: Jürg Schweri, Manuel Aepli and Andreas Kuhn
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:16
  37. This paper provides evidence on the effect of apprenticeship costs on the decision whether care facilities employ apprenticeship graduates after completing apprenticeship training. To account for the endogenei...

    Authors: Eric Schuss
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:15
  38. The benefits of mentorship to individuals in post-secondary relate to wellbeing, satisfaction, and perceived success which translates to organizational commitment. Mentorship improves skills in academic roles ...

    Authors: Natasha Hubbard Murdoch, Eliisha Ens, Barbara Gustafson and Tamara Chambers-Richards
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:14
  39. The study aimed to identify and understand practices and strategies for enhancing learning through collaboration among a master’s degree in vocational pedagogy (MVP) program, vocational teacher training instit...

    Authors: Dinavence Arinaitwe
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:13
  40. German establishments heavily rely on the apprenticeship system for skill supply. With one in four apprenticeship contracts ending before successful completion, it is in the interest of establishments and poli...

    Authors: Caroline Neuber-Pohl
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:12
  41. The vocational education and training (VET) sector plays a crucial role in Australia’s education system. Associated closely between the VET provision and industry, VET training quality is continually at the he...

    Authors: Carolyn-Thi Thanh Dung Tran
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:11
  42. This study aims to investigate the Swiss initial vocational education and training (IVET) partnership from the perspective of several stakeholders on the ground. Collaboration between stakeholders is essential...

    Authors: Florinda Sauli
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:10
  43. Although apprenticeships ease the school-to-work transition for youth, many apprentices seriously consider dropping out. While associated with noncompletions, dropout considerations are important to study in t...

    Authors: Tim E. Powers and Helen M. G. Watt
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:9
  44. To examine relationships between teachers’ experienced classroom demands and autonomic stress reactions, we report the results of a pilot study. Based on an integrative literature review, we identified and des...

    Authors: Tobias Kärner and Jana Höning
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:8
  45. This study seeks to reveal the heterogeneity in occupation-specific wage returns among graduates of the German vocational education and training (VET) system. We distinguish between VET graduates with and with...

    Authors: Anett Friedrich and Sandra Hirtz
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:6
  46. Dropping out of the educational system has marked negative consequences in the labour market. Dropping out is followed by an early termination that does not necessarily mean leaving the educational system with...

    Authors: Gabriele Wydra-Somaggio
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:5
  47. The aim of this article is to identify the main stakeholders of institutions of professional higher education in the field of internal security in selected countries, and the most important collaboration pract...

    Authors: Anne Valk and Mairit Kratovitš
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:4

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