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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Motivated by discussions of skill mismatches on local German vocational educational and training (VET) markets, this paper analyses how occupational segments of VET entry of individuals with lower and intermed...

    Authors: Katja Schuster and Anne Margarian
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:3
  9. This study investigates teacher collaboration in Hungarian vocational education and training (VET) schools based on an online survey of teachers (n = 303). Collaboration of teachers has long been appreciated f...

    Authors: Eszter Bükki and Anikó Fehérvári
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:2
  10. This paper contributes to the literature on non-monetary benefits of Vocational Education and Training (VET) by investigating its influence on a firm’s innovation process. While an increasing number of studies...

    Authors: Christian Rupietta, Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2021 13:1
  11. Due to current trends in society and economy, financial literacy is often considered as an important twenty-first century skill. However, regardless of the postulated relevance, studies suggest that financial ...

    Authors: Eveline Wuttke, Christin Siegfried and Carmela Aprea
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:18
  12. Since 2008, the Austrian Vocational Training Act has given young people the opportunity to obtain vocational qualifications in supra-company training workshops. In addition to the traditional full-time vocatio...

    Authors: Peter Schlögl, Martin Mayerl, Roland Löffler and Alexander Schmölz
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:17
  13. This paper shows that young men who completed an apprenticeship education plus a tertiary vocational education have considerably higher earnings during the first half of their career than those who obtained an...

    Authors: Veronika Lukesch and Thomas Zwick
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:16
  14. Open Access fosters the exchange of academic research information by making publications free of charge and, wherever possible, available through open licences and without any technical barriers. Although the ...

    Authors: Laura Getz, Karin Langenkamp, Bodo Rödel, Kerstin Taufenbach and Meike Weiland
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:15
  15. This article examines the influence of vocational music education workshops on the learning motivation of popular and jazz music students in a self-determination theory’s (SDT) framework. SDT illustrates that ...

    Authors: Esa Virkkula
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:14
  16. This study analyzes how worker pay is related to educational diversity, i.e., diversity in the educational composition of work groups in terms of the different types of vocational and academic education. As pr...

    Authors: Simone N. Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:13
  17. Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes have included the acquisition of transversal competences in their curricula as a tool to increase employability. The number of researches has exponentially gr...

    Authors: Inmaculada Calero López and Beatriz Rodríguez-López
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:12
  18. This article aims to explore the moral ideas and experiences that students at Dutch universities of applied sciences (UAS) have of being a professional with an ‘ethical compass.’ Semi-structured interviews wer...

    Authors: Lieke H. Van Stekelenburg, Chris Smerecnik, Wouter Sanderse and Doret J. De Ruyter
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:11
  19. Despite the ongoing debate about how much academic versus vocational upper-secondary education is favorable for a country and large differences across countries of those two types of education exist, the inter...

    Authors: Katharina Jaik
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:10
  20. Unrealistic expectations with regard to one’s study program has been linked to negative consequences for future academic success. Previous studies that have shown this are often retrospective, however, and foc...

    Authors: Irene Eegdeman, Chris van Klaveren and Martijn Meeter
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:9
  21. A firm’s expectation about the future business cycle is an important determinant of the decision to train apprentices, especially as German firms typically offer apprenticeships to either fill future skilled w...

    Authors: Samuel Muehlemann, Harald Pfeifer and Bernhard H. Wittek
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:8
  22. Many school-age pupils are undecided about their future vocation. This often stems from a lack of occupational information or lack of vocationally related experience. The goal of this study was to develop and ...

    Authors: Marcel Martončik, Jaroslava Babjáková, Lena Čupková, Natália Köverová and Monika Kačmárová
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:7
  23. This paper investigates the effectiveness of a small experimental pilot addressed to foreign adolescents with low language skills and high dropout risk in lower secondary school in Turin, North-West Italy. The...

    Authors: Valentina Lamonica, Elena Ragazzi and Lisa Sella
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:6
  24. Digital skills are thought to be a key competence of the twenty-first century. With the rapid growth of internet and communication tool (ICT) usage among both students and teachers, cooperative (co-op) educati...

    Authors: Steffen Wild and Lydia Schulze Heuling
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:5
  25. In the German system of dual vocational training, in which companies recruit apprentices, graduates from low-level secondary schools (Hauptschule), and particularly those from immigrant families, are at a signifi...

    Authors: Janina Söhn
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:4
  26. Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) plays a critical role in developing essential labor market skills. In Saudi Arabia, participation in TVET has traditionally been stigmatized in favor of w...

    Authors: Abdulaziz Salem Aldossari
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:3
  27. Liberalization pressures challenge countries to adapt their training systems. This is particularly relevant for coordinated market economies with firm-driven but collectively governed apprenticeship systems. R...

    Authors: Gina Di Maio, Lukas Graf and Anna Wilson
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2020 12:2
  28. Financial literacy (or financial competence) has become an internationally relevant and highly regarded topic. Since people often lack sufficient financial competence, in many countries efforts have been made ...

    Authors: Bärbel Fürstenau and Mandy Hommel
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:10
  29. Goal structures represent classroom characteristics that are supportive of students’ motivation. However, goal structures and their relations with students’ motivation have not yet been investigated in the con...

    Authors: Lisa Bardach, Vera Popper, Elke Hochfellner and Marko Lüftenegger
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:9
  30. This paper investigates attitudes towards vocational education and training (VET) using Eurobarometer data supplemented by OECD TALIS data. Attitudes are measured in two different ways. First, by a general mea...

    Authors: Giovanni Russo, Marco Serafini and Antonio Ranieri
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:7
  31. This paper investigates to what extent self-rated job-specific and generic skills and different types of educational signals are positively related to the labor market integration process of Dutch graduates, 1...

    Authors: Ardita Muja, Lieselotte Blommaert, Maurice Gesthuizen and Maarten H. J. Wolbers
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:6
  32. As yet, despite ongoing gaps in educational and career achievement, earning potential, and other psychosocial risks that perpetuate marginalization among certain populations globally, elements of effective car...

    Authors: Sylvia Nassar, Aisha Al-Qimlass, Nurten Karacan-Ozdemir and Lynn Z. Tovar
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:5
  33. Human capital theory and the life-course perspective are used to investigate how economic modernisation, as well as developments in the labour market after the West German “economic miracle”, impacted employer...

    Authors: Rolf Becker
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:4
  34. India is at the cusp of a population change and is currently undergoing the phase of ‘demographic dividend.’ This has thrown a challenge towards the policymakers to ensure that there are enough employment oppo...

    Authors: Rishi Kumar, Shravanth Mandava and Venkata Sandeep Gopanapalli
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:3
  35. In Germany, general secondary education offers few opportunities for young adults to acquire knowledge and understanding of personal finance. Hence, apart from parents’ influence as role models, important infl...

    Authors: Manuel Förster, Roland Happ and W. B. Walstad
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:2
  36. This study focused upon a curriculum for at-risk students in vocational education aimed at enhancing students’ motivation and engagement for learning. The study explored teachers’ view on effective curricular...

    Authors: G. M. Fix, H. T. M. Ritzen, J. M. Pieters and W. A. J. M. Kuiper
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2019 11:1
  37. Hospitality personnel are often prepared through vocational education and training (VET) and higher education (HE) providers, taking different emphases. In Vietnam’s hospitality workplaces, HE graduates compet...

    Authors: Anh Hai Le, Helen Klieve and Christine V. McDonald
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:14
  38. While several studies show that examinees’ test motivation biases their results in low-stakes tests, studies that investigate the predictors of motivation when taking low-stakes tests are rare. Moreover, little e...

    Authors: Christoph Helm and Julia Warwas
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:13
  39. Assessing individuals’ financial literacy levels is currently widely recognized as being necessary to design effective financial education programs and also to evaluate their actual impact. To address the lack...

    Authors: Paola Bongini, Paola Iannello, Emanuela E. Rinaldi, Mariangela Zenga and Alessandro Antonietti
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:12
  40. Designing effective educational programs to reduce dropout in higher and vocational education requires thorough understanding of the underlying mechanisms of study success. This study examines if first-year dr...

    Authors: Irene Eegdeman, Martijn Meeter and Chris Van Klaveren
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:11
  41. In this study, the correlation between test motivation and performance on an economic knowledge test was investigated. To this end, the economic knowledge of 1018 students in vocational schools in Germany was ...

    Authors: Roland Happ and Manuel Förster
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:10
  42. The current and future workforce is challenged to adapt to changing environments and become lifelong, self-regulated learners. Learning journals can regulate learning processes through scaffolding reflection o...

    Authors: Beat A. Schwendimann, Gabriel Kappeler, Laetitia Mauroux and Jean-Luc Gurtner
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:9
  43. With the purpose of increasing the level of physical activity (PA) among Danish adolescents the Danish government initiated a large scale vocational school reform in 2015 requiring that vocational schools must...

    Authors: Jesper von Seelen, Anette Mikkelsen and Maiken Wolderslund
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:7
  44. By applying the inventory theory to hiring skilled workers under uncertainty, the authors explain how firms decide on their optimum investment in an “inventory of skills.” This paper investigates the condition...

    Authors: Harald Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:6
  45. When beginning higher education studies in business and economics students bring with them diverse knowledge and experience in the field, which could affect their success in the program. Differences in prior e...

    Authors: Roland Happ, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia and Manuel Förster
    Citation: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 2018 10:5

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