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  1. Project BEST Vocational English as a Second Language Curriculum: Communication Skills in Training and Employment in Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning.

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    Herman, Barbara; Pankratz, David

    Information is provided on the Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) component of Oakton Community College's Project BEST (Building Energy Systems Technology), a bilingual vocational training program designed to teach limited English proficient students of Polish or Hispanic origin the basics of heating, refrigeration, and air…

  2. Training of Meta-cognitive Strategy in English Reading Teaching of Higher Vocational College

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    刘业胜

    2012-01-01

    English teaching strategy has undergone a gradually rational process.In second language teaching,meta-cognitive strategy plays an important role in improving reading teaching.This paper mainly focuses on meta-cognitive strategies and English reading teaching significance,and puts forward some ideas on how to use meta-cognitive strategies to improve the effects of reading teaching based on higher vocational English teaching.

  3. An Empirical Study on English Listening Strategy Training in Vocational College

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    陈宜凝

    2013-01-01

      The present research aims to find out (1) What is the present situation of listening strategy use in vocational colleges? (2) How does the listening strategy training affect listening achievements on control class and experimental class? 169 students from Clinical Medicine Department in Grade 2011 from Liuzhou Medical College located in Guangxi participate in the research. The results show:(1)The listening strategies use frequency of surveyed students is low and the use of nota-taking strategy is better than that of selective attention strategy. Moreover, the awareness of strategy use is somewhat weak.(2)Listening strategy training can greatly improve the listening achievements of the low-proficiency students, while the effect to the intermediate group ranks in the second place, followed by the high-proficiency group.

  4. Vocational Training in Ireland.

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    Dooney, Roy; Dunne, Paul

    This monograph, one of a series of studies of vocational education in the countries of the European Communities, describes the vocational training system in Ireland. The study was compiled from existing statistics and descriptions, and most figures cited refer to 1984. The report is organized in eight chapters. Chapter 1 covers population,…

  5. ENGLISH TRAINING

    CERN Multimedia

    2003-01-01

    If you wish to participate in one of the following courses, please discuss with your supervisor and apply electronically directly from the course description pages that can be found on the Web at: http://www.cern.ch/Training/ or fill in an "application for training" form available from your Divisional Secretariat or from your DTO (Divisional Training Officer). Applications will be accepted in the order of their receipt. LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz tel. 73127 language.training@cern.ch PLACES AVAILABLE Writing Professional Documents in English This course is designed for people with a good level of spoken English who need to improve their professional writing (administrative, scientific, technical). Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) Date and timetable will be fixed when there are sufficient participants enrolled. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their sp...

  6. Theory of secondary vocational English project teaching method

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    张梅

    2016-01-01

    Under the impetus of the rapid development of science and technology and economy,Social productivity level and greatly enhance people's quality of life,education level also got further development.Under the influence of the globalization development trend,English gradually become the most widely used foreign language of people daily life. Secondary vocational English is a public basic course of secondary vocational school students, as an important part of secondary vocational students training plan, has received the widespread attention.In this study, secondary vocational English project teaching method is briefly discussed.

  7. English Training

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    2003-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place: from 03 March to 28 June 2003 (2 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the Cern site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mrs. Benz: tel.73127 or Mr. Liptow: tel.72957. Writing Professional Documents in English This course is designed for people with a good level of spoken English. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For registration and further information, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mrs. Tessa Osborne: Tessa.Osborne@cern. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-p...

  8. English Training

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    2003-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place: from 03 March to 28 June 2003 (2 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the Cern site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mrs. Benz: tel.73127 or Mr. Liptow: tel.72957. Writing Professional Documents in English This course is designed for people with a good level of spoken English. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For registration and further information, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mrs. Tessa Osborne: Tessa.Osborne@cern. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, rol...

  9. Vocational Education and Training.

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    van Leeuwen, Fred, Ed.

    2000-01-01

    This issue of the quarterly Education International focuses on vocational education and training (VET). The editorial, "Education and the Wealth of Nations" (Fred van Leeuwen), focuses on provision of quality education for all. "Education International's (EI's) First Joint Worldwide Action on Education Issues" (Elie Jouen) describes the Global…

  10. English training

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    2003-01-01

    You have a good level of English BUT... You still need to improve your speaking or You have problems writing professional documents Would you like to work in a small group on either of these areas? Then, the following courses are for you! Writing Professional Documents in English The aim of the course is for students to improve their professional writing. Participants will work on technical, scientific or administrative documents depending on the needs of the group. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) Oral Expression The emphasis will be on oral expression with necessary feed-back. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For registration and further information, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957 / Mrs. Tessa Osborne: Tessa.Osborne@cern.ch.

  11. English Training

    CERN Multimedia

    2003-01-01

    You have a good level of English BUT... You still need to improve your speaking or You have problems writing professional documents Would you like to work in a small group on either of these areas? Then, the following courses are for you! Writing Professional Documents in English The aim of the course is for students to improve their professional writing. Participants will work on technical, scientific or administrative documents depending on the needs of the group. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) Oral Expression The emphasis will be on oral expression with necessary feed-back. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For registration and further information, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957 / Mrs. Tessa Osborne: Tessa.Osborne@cern.ch.

  12. Language Training: English Training

    CERN Multimedia

    2004-01-01

    If you wish to participate in one of the following courses, please discuss with your supervisor and apply electronically directly from the course description pages that can be found on the Web at: http://www.cern.ch/Training/ or fill in an "application for training" form available from your Divisional Secretariat or from your DTO (Divisional Training Officer). Applications will be accepted in the order of their receipt. Language Training Françoise Benz tel. 73127 language.training@cern.ch General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place: from 1st March to 25 June 2004 (2 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the Cern site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957.

  13. Language Training: English Training

    CERN Multimedia

    2004-01-01

    If you wish to participate in one of the following courses, please discuss with your supervisor and apply electronically directly from the course description pages that can be found on the Web at: http://www.cern.ch/Training/ or fill in an "application for training" form available from your Divisional Secretariat or from your DTO (Divisional Training Officer). Applications will be accepted in the order of their receipt. LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz tel. 73127 language.training@cern.ch General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place: from 1st March to 25 June 2004 (2 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the Cern site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957.

  14. ILO's Work in Vocational Training

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    Educational Documentation and Information, 1971

    1971-01-01

    The work of the Vocational Training Branch of the Human Relations Department, International Labour Office (Unesco), is described. The essential purpose is to develop improved practices in vocational training, with a view to progressive establishment of standards at the international level. (JB)

  15. Language Training: English Training

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    Françoise Benz

    2004-01-01

    If you wish to participate in one of the following courses, please discuss with your supervisor and apply electronically directly from the course description pages that can be found on the Web at: http://www.cern.ch/Training/ or fill in an 'application for training' form available from your Divisional Secretariat or from your DTO (Divisional Training Officer). Applications will be accepted in the order of their receipt. General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 04 October 2004 to 11 February 2005 (3 weeks break at Christmas). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants in...

  16. Namibia - Vocational Training Grant Fund

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    Millennium Challenge Corporation — The impact evaluation of the Vocational Training Grant Fund (VTGF) subactivity in Namibia uses a random assignment design to determine the effects of VTGF-funded...

  17. Language Training - English Training

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    HR Department

    2009-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place: from 2nd March to end of June 2009 (1/2 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Nathalie Dumeaux, tel. 78144. Oral Expression The next session will take place from 2nd March to end of June 2009 (1/2 weeks break at Easter). This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to enhance their speaking skills. There will be on average of 8 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 30 hours Price: 660 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from 2nd March to end of June 2009 (1/2 weeks break at Easter). This course is designed for people w...

  18. Language Training - English Training

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    HR Department

    2009-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place: from 2nd March to end of June 2009 (1/2 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Nathalie Dumeaux, tel. 78144. Oral Expression The next session will take place from 2nd March to end of June 2009 (1/2 weeks break at Easter). This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to enhance their speaking skills. There will be an average of 8 participants per class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays, etc., depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 30 hours Price: 660 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from 2nd March to end of June 2009 (1/2 weeks break at Easter). This course is designed for people ...

  19. New modes of English teaching in Higher Vocational College

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    Wang Jiqiu

    2014-01-01

    In order to improve the teaching quality of English in Higher Vocational Col ege, in the first place, we should conduct our daily teaching tasks according to dif erent students’ level under the guidance of principles on Higher Vocational Col ege;in the second place, we should use dif erent and new teaching modes in English teaching, such as developing ESP courses;compiling proper teaching materials for students;enhancing the training ef ect;using demonstration teaching method;extending teaching space and using multimedia teaching method etc.

  20. Language Training: English Training

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    Françoise Benz

    2004-01-01

    La prochaine session se déroulera du 04 octobre 2004 au 11 février 2005 (interruption de 3 semaines à Noël). Ces cours s'adressent à toute personne travaillant au CERN ainsi qu'à leur conjoint. Pour vous inscrire et voir tout le détail des cours proposés, consultez nos pages Web : http://cern.ch/Training Vous pouvez aussi contacter M. Liptow, tél. 72957. General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 04 October 2004 to 11 February 2005 (3 weeks break at Christmas). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants ...

  1. Language Training: English Training

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    Françoise Benz

    2004-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 04 October 2004 to 11 February 2005 (3 weeks break at Christmas). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For further information, please contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Date and timetable will be fixed when there are sufficient participants enrolled. FORMATION EN LANGUES LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz 73127 langua...

  2. Language Training: English Training

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    Françoise Benz

    2004-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 04 October 2004 to 11 February 2005 (3 weeks break at Christmas). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For further information, please contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Date and timetable will be fixed when there are sufficient participants enrolled. FORMATION EN LANGUES LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz 73127 languag...

  3. Language Training: English Training

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    Françoise Benz

    2004-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 04 October 2004 to 11 February 2005 (3 weeks break at Christmas). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For further information, please contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Date and timetable will be fixed when there are sufficient participants enrolled. FORMATION EN LANGUES LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz 73127 langua...

  4. 高职学生职业英语能力的培养%The Training of Higher Vocational Students′ English Professional Ability

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    陶晋宇

    2014-01-01

    At present, there is something wrong with the English professional education. Such as students′consciousness weak, the lake of teachers′ professional knowledge, and the imbalance of the curriculum. In order to strengthen the higher vocational students′ English professional ability, we should identify the teach-ing goal, perfecting the course system, enhancing the training of English skills. We also need to implement the diversified evaluation mechanism to reform the English professional education curriculum.%英语职业化教育存在学生意识不强、教师行业知识欠缺、课程设置不均衡等的问题。要增强高职学生职业英语能力的培养,必须从明确教学目标、完善课程体系、加强英语能力训练、采用多元化考核机制等方面进行英语职业化教育的课程改革。

  5. Questioning Styles in Vocational College English Classrooms

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    舒立志

    2011-01-01

    This study investigates the effects of TBLT reform in Higher Vocational Colleges from the perspective of questioning styles.It employs three methods to collect data:classroom observation,semi-structured interviews and focus group discussion with eight English teachers and their 384 non-English major students from three Higher Vocational Colleges in Guangdong.The results indicated that the teachers assigned students different tasks to perform in class.They seemed to be adopting the TBLT approach,but their English classes were not totally different from the teacher-centered grammar-focused lessons,the student-centered or communicative lessons.

  6. The Business English Teaching in Vocational Technology College

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    张洁

    2013-01-01

    The vocational business English teaching should adapt to the requirments of enterprise, focus on the practical applica⁃tion of business English, and empolder a teaching mode with vocational characteristics.

  7. Group Work in Spoken English Teaching in Vocational School%Group Work in Spoken English Teaching in Vocational School

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    金艳

    2011-01-01

    In English class, teachers are inclined to instruct linguistic knowledge, neglecting the training of students' linguistic behavior. Especially under the whole-class teaching mode, the opportunities for students to practice spoken English are rather limited in the class. Based on the theory of Cooperative Learning, group work, which is a kind of teaching method, will effectively solve this problem. My research is to study the influence of this activity on the students' English learning through questionnaire in vocational college and how to make this activity more effective.

  8. Research on Micro lessons for the reform of Higher Vocational English Teaching--Practical research on the training mode of English language ability under the network environment in Higher Vocational Business English Teaching%微课对高职英语教学改革的启示

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    邓银燕

    2014-01-01

    高职教育人才培养方案在各专业学科教学中注重突出专业知识的实用性特色;微课教学出现的历史不算太久,但这一新生事物有着惊人的突破力。借助微课的力量,希望在一直困扰教学工作者的高职英语教学方面寻找出另一个突破口,以期提高高职英语教学水平与质量。%Higher vocational teaching actively responds to the training model of the higher vocational talents, and pays more attention to practical features in various professional teaching discipline. The history of micro class teaching is not too long. However, this new thing has a surprising breakthrough force. With its strength, the teaching staff in higher vocational colleges hope to ifnd out another breakthrough in English teaching.

  9. English Higher Education and Its Vocational Zones

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    Parry, Gareth

    2015-01-01

    Distinctions between academic, vocational and professional education inform but do not define the divisions of English higher education. Nevertheless, there are zones where courses, qualifications and institutions are specifically oriented to the world of work. These include most short-cycle higher education, large parts of undergraduate and…

  10. 20 CFR 638.503 - Vocational training.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Vocational training. 638.503 Section 638.503 Employees' Benefits EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR JOB CORPS PROGRAM UNDER TITLE IV-B OF THE JOB TRAINING PARTNERSHIP ACT Center Operations § 638.503 Vocational training. (a)...

  11. Reforming Vocational Education and Training

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    Friche, Nanna; Kondrup, Sissel

    The systems of vocational education and training are facing a number of challenges in many European countries. The share of young people who are neither employed, nor in education or training (NEET) is still higher for graduates from upper secondary VET than from upper secondary general programmes....... Students who enter vocational programmes are less likely to graduate than those who are enrolled in general programmes. Moreover, they are nearly five times less likely to enrol in further education than graduates from general secondary schools with similar proficiency in literacy (OECD 2015). These trends...... means that the challenges are twofold. First, the VET systems are required to offer double qualifications, which give access not only to skilled employment, but also to higher education (Deissinger et.al 2013). Secondly, the VET systems are met by diverse demands to be social inclusive and exclusive...

  12. Bilingual Vocational Education for Youths with Limited English Proficiency.

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    Bateman, Mary Jo

    1993-01-01

    Describes the Bilingual Vocational Education Program for Refugee Youth in Richmond, Virginia. Presents data that support the concept of mainstreaming refugee youth with limited English proficiency into public vocational education programs using the assistance of bilingual aides. (Author)

  13. Affective Factors in Vocational College Students’English Learning

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    王琼

    2011-01-01

    This paper focuses on the vocational college students’ experiences in English learning, classroom activities, attitudes to their English learning and achievements. It aims to find out how to make use of their positive personal factors to improve their English achievement so that both vocational college teachers and students may gain some enlightenment from the study.

  14. Research on effective teaching methods of higher vocational English

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    贺小飞

    2016-01-01

    With the rapid development of our country's education, the progress of English teaching in higher vocational colleges is gradually developed. Effective teaching become an important teaching concept and goal of all school courses. This article, analyzes the present situation of English teaching in higher vocational colleges, and points out that the shortcomings in the process of higher vocational English(HVE) teaching. Finally, attempt to explore some effective strategies to improve the quality of HVE teaching.

  15. 基于职业能力培养的高职英语教学调查与反思--以辽宁机电职业技术学院为例%An investigation and reflections based on the vocational ability training of higher vocational English teaching-Taking Liaoning Electromechanical Polytechnic for example

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    牛存超

    2014-01-01

    According to the higher vocational English teaching,the occupation of curriculum reform ideas and sug-gestions are put forward:clearing the training objectives of English course in higher vocational education;reforming the setting English curriculum and reflecting the occupation in teaching contents;strengthening the teachers team construction,improving the occupation accomplishment;adopting diversified evaluation system.%分析目前高职英语教学现状,提出职业化课程改革思路及建议:明确高职英语课程培养目标;改革英语课程设置,教学内容体现职业化;加强教师队伍建设,提高职业素养;构建多元化评价体系。

  16. Vocational Training Today: The Changing Relationship between Training and Employment.

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    Ducray, Gabriel

    1979-01-01

    Focusing on the changing relationship between training and employment, this article discusses (1) limitations of traditional vocational training policies, (2) the relationship between training and employment today, (3) changes in skills and the effects of structural factors on the employment situation, and (4) a modern vocational training policy.…

  17. System Approach Techniques for Developing Bilingual-Vocational and Vocational English as a Second Language Curriculum at the College Level.

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    Kotesky, Arturo A.; Mrowicki, Linda G.

    This paper describes the instructional components of the Bilingual Access Program (BAP) at Elgin Illinois Community College, a federally funded 5-year project established to supplement regular vocational programs as a means to provide language training to limited English-speaking adults so that they leave with additional employable skills related…

  18. Study of the Highly-skilled Talent Training Mode for Business English Major Rural Students:A Case Study of Higher Vocational Colleges in Anhui Province

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    Min; ZHOU

    2014-01-01

    This paper makes an in-depth study of the reasons for employment problems of Business English major rural students in Anhui Province,and sets forth the appropriate highly-skilled Business English talent training mode and the corresponding recommendations.

  19. Reflections on English-teaching For Non-English Majors of Vocational College

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    魏铃

    2013-01-01

    With the development of Higher Vocational Education, the reform of Higher Vocational Education becomes a hot issue in educational circles. This thesis analyzes the problems of English teaching for non-English majors of vocational colleges, and proposes some tips for it..

  20. 高职英语专业人才培养目标的偏差及其矫正%Deviation and its Rectification for the Talent Training Goal of English Specialty in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    丁祖保

    2012-01-01

    In recent years, the English specialty in many higher vocational colleges have deviated from the "high quality and skilled" talent training goal, and fallen into a quagmire of "emphasizing vocational skills and ignoring comprehensive quality", as that its teaching should be guided by the market and the employ- ment is overemphasized. It is an urgent matter to understand the connotation of training goal of the higher vocational education, and rectify the deviated talent training goal.%近年来,因为过度迎合市场需求、以就业为导向,很多高职院校的英语专业偏离了“高素质技能型”人才培养目标,陷入“重技能、轻素质”的泥沼。正确理解高职人才培养目标的内涵,采取适当措施矫正偏差,才是高职英语专业发展的当务之急。

  1. Analysis of the business English teaching reform based on the job skills training in higher vocational school%基于岗位技能培养的高职商务英语教学改革探析

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    邓格红

    2013-01-01

    The goal of the higher vocational colleges should foster the students' skills as the center. Based on this,the English Teaching in higher vocational colleges should be market-oriented employment,the job skills training as the core,modularization teaching system,con-structing language+professional skill,compound talents cultivating the market needs at the.%  高职院校的教学目标应以培养学生的岗位技能为中心。基于此,高职院校的英语专业教学应以市场就业为导向,以岗位技能培养为核心,构建语言+专业+技能的模块化教学体系,培养市场需要的一专多能的复合技能型人才。

  2. Study on the cohesion and coherence in English teaching between junior middle school and vocational school

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    范佳

    2012-01-01

      English in junior middle school is the basis of English in vocational school. As the current situation of vocational school students' English is unsatisfactory after they graduate from junior middle school and the study on the cohesion and coherence in English teaching between junior middle school and vocational school is a little. According to the current situation,this paper aims to search the ways of connecting junior middle school English teaching and vocational school English teaching. We can find the relationship between junior middle school English teaching and vocational school English teaching and the ways to help the vocational school students learn English wel .

  3. Improving Oral English Teaching in Higher Vocational College by Reducing Non-English Majors' Language Anxiety

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    战飞

    2012-01-01

    Many Non-English majors of vocational college experience language anxiety when they speak English in the class. Many scholars have investigated language anxiety for years, which means that this prob- lem has attracted more and more attention. However, most of the investigations are carried on among university undergraduates while little re- search has been done about vocational college students. So, the purpose of this paper is to analyze the current situations of oral English teaching in vocational colleges and combine the features of English and characteristics of vocational college students to find out the causes of vocational college non-English majors' language anxiety and help students to reduce anxiety so as to improve their oral proficiency and ultimately improving oral English teaching in higher vocational college.

  4. The Analysis on Emotional Education in Vocational School English Teaching

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    兰州职业技术学院 730070

    2015-01-01

    In the time of advancing quality education, emotion education has been paid more and more attention. English teaching is both language teaching progress and emotional communication progress. Therefore, emotional education is extremely important and indispensable in vocational school classroom teaching. However, the current application of vocational school emotional education in English classroom teaching is still relatively weak. Based on the theory of emotional education, this paper attempts to explore the methods and strategies of applying emotional education in vocational school English classroom teaching. It has important theoretical significance on promoting the comprehensive development of the vocational school students, improving English teaching effect, promoting the healthy and sustainable development of the vocational school education, and enriching and developing the emotional teaching psychology and cognitive psychology theory.

  5. Investigation of English Learning Motivation in Higher Vocational Institutes

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    张明香

    2013-01-01

      Since China joined WTO in 2001, there has been an increasing demand for professional technicians for the development and construction of economy. English being a tool for inter-countries communication has drawn great attention in higher vocational education. As for higher vocational institute students to learn English well, learning motivation plays a vital part. Therefore, this es⁃say is written to analyze the features of the main types of motivation held by the higher vocational institute students and accordingly offer some suggestions for teachers to improve their teaching quality and efficiency in higher vocational institute.

  6. Revitalizing Technical and Vocational Education Training for ...

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    Revitalizing Technical and Vocational Education Training for Poverty ... with a population of 140 million people is battling with food insecurity, poverty and youth ... in education curricula, agricultural education and the rural poor was discussed.

  7. The EC discourse on vocational training

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    Cort, Pia

    2009-01-01

    This article traces the EC vocational training policy historically and describes the discursive alignments which brought the policy from a ‘common vocational training policy' as laid down in Article 128, in the Treaty of Rome to the Lisbon Lifelong Learning strategy. The argument is that vocational...... training has served as a lever for the gradual expansion of the policy field into both general and higher education and for the establishment of a European discourse on Lifelong Learning. In the article, Ball's concept of "policy as discourse" is used to identify the changing spaces of possibility within...... EC vocational training policy (Ball, What is policy? Texts, trajectories and toolboxes. Discourse, 13(2), 1993)....

  8. Vocational Training in the European Union

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    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available European Union requires some standards in all areas. Today, the importance of training qualified individuals which holds an important place in the development of countries increases and certain standards are adopted creating common European Union tools in the field of vocational and technical education. In this study, vocational education and training policies system and the standards adopted by the European Union are discussed. Furthermore, this study was accepted as a European Union project in 2010 and the results obtained from the Leonardo Da Vinci Life Learning European Union project called “Web Based Basic Vocational Training” between the years 2010-2012 were presented. Since the partners of these projects are Turkey, Spain and Germany, the structure of vocational education, institutions of public and private vocational education and the diplomas and certificates entitled after these educations are included. As Turkey is on its way to become a European Union member, a number of advices are presented for Turkey to reach its destination about vocational education standards that European Union has aimed. The purpose of the study is not only to be a guide for the young who want to get professional training in the countries that are European Union members or candidates about how and where to have education opportunities but also to give a chance for trainers and training managers, participating in vocational training, so as to glimpse different practices from different countries and compare these practices between the countries of European Union and their countries. The study is also very important as it has the opportunities for training managers to see if their countries' vocational education is close enough to vocational education in European Union.

  9. Benchmarking Danish Vocational Education and Training Programmes

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    Bogetoft, Peter; Wittrup, Jesper

    This study paper discusses methods whereby Danish vocational education and training colleges can be benchmarked, and presents results from a number of models. It is conceptually complicated to benchmark vocational colleges, as the various colleges in Denmark offer a wide range of course programmes...... attempt to summarise the various effects that the colleges have in two relevant figures, namely retention rates of students and employment rates among students who have completed training programmes....

  10. 34 CFR 428.1 - What is the Bilingual Vocational Instructor Training Program?

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    ... training programs for limited English proficient individuals. (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 2441(b)) ... Program? 428.1 Section 428.1 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education... TRAINING PROGRAM General § 428.1 What is the Bilingual Vocational Instructor Training Program?...

  11. The European Dimensions of Vocational Training

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    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available The research examined the connection between vocational education, training and the world of work, and the social situation in Hungary in a European outlook. The accentual issues of the analysis disclosing the problem are: youth unemployment, the tendencies of secondary vocational education, proportions of enrollment and the features of training tendencies, the growing number of early dropouts, the effect of family background on student performance. This work tried to find the answer to the question: What variations have the changes in the regulations of vocational training, encouraging dual education brought on in the connection between trainers and work places? The research did not prove that the central vocational training system would be more effective than a varied, flexible, permeable, transparent decentralized operation with parts built on each other. The introduction of the complex exam overshadowed the evaluation of the competency areas, and fits less to the modularity of the framework curricula. With the legal regulation of vocational training in force the modular system has become a formality. Taking prior knowledge into account has become more difficult. The efficiency of professional structural decisions is questionable, it has not triggered the extension of employment among career starters, and does not mean a guarantee of finding a job either. Creating the motivation of economic role players may bring on steps forward to take up bigger tasks in vocational training. The research has confirmed the importance of improving the basic competency areas when planning vocational training, of life-long learning, of practice orientation, and also of the continuous connection with the labor market.

  12. Language Training: English

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    Françoise Benz

    2005-01-01

    Oral Expression The next session will take place from January to March 2005. This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Timetable: Tuesday 11.30 to 13.30 Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from January to March 2005. This course is designed for people with a good level of spoken English. Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) Timetable will be fixed after discussion with the students. For registration and further information on these courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mrs. Benz: Tel. 73127. FORMATION EN LANGUES LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz 73127 langu...

  13. Language Training: English

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    Françoise Benz

    2004-01-01

    Oral Expression The next session will take place from January to March 2005. This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Timetable: Tuesday 11.30 to 13.30 Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from January to March 2005. This course is designed for people with a good level of spoken English. Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) Timetable will be fixed after discussion with the students. For registration and further information on these courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mrs. Benz: Tel. 73127. FORMATION EN LANGUES LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz 73127 langua...

  14. Vocational Training in the Development Process. The Singapore Experience.

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    Pillay, G. F.

    The planning and implementation of vocational training in Singapore (training primarily intended for school-leavers) is highly directed toward serving labor force development objectives. This paper explains the vocational training infrastructure (a national system, the conduct of which is vested in the Vocational and Industrial Training Board),…

  15. Language Training: English

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    Françoise Benz

    2005-01-01

    If you wish to participate in one of the following courses, please discuss with your supervisor and apply electronically directly from the course description pages that can be found on the Web at: http://www.cern.ch/Training/ or fill in an 'application for training' form available from your Divisional Secretariat or from your DTO (Divisional Training Officer). Applications will be accepted in the order of their receipt. Oral Expression The next session will take place from January to March 2005. This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Timetable: Tuesday 11.30 to 13.30 Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from Januar...

  16. FORCE Containing Vocational Training in Europe. Vademecum.

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    The aim of the FORCE program is to promote the continuing vocational training of workers in Member States of the European Community (EC). FORCE offers assistance at national and EC levels in implementing measures to enhance both the development and quality of continuing training. Measures at the national level comprise the preparation of regular…

  17. Language Training: English Courses

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    Françoise Benz

    2005-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 28 February to 24 June 2005 (2/3 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957. Oral Expression The next session will take place from March to June 2005. This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Timetable will be fixed after discussion with the students. Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from March to June 2005. T...

  18. Language Training: English Courses

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    Françoise Benz

    2005-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 28 February to 24 June 2005 (2/3 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957. Oral Expression The next session will take place from March to June 2005. This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Timetable will be fixed after discussion with the students. Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from March to June 2005. Th...

  19. Language Training: English Courses

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    Françoise Benz

    2005-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 28 February to 24 June 2005 (2/3 weeks break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957. Oral Expression The next session will take place from March to June 2005. This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Timetable will be fixed after discussion with the students. Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from March to June 2005. T...

  20. Discussion on English Vocabulary Teaching in Higher Vocational College

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    陈蓉

    2012-01-01

    Mastering vocabulary is one of the key factors for learning a language. Therefore, how to teach and help students acquire vocabulary is worth researching for every English teacher. This paper mainly provides some effective ways of teaching vocabulary and discusses how to implement these methods in higher vocational English teaching.

  1. Current Situation Analysis for Oral English Learning of Vocational College Students

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    王晶

    2013-01-01

    Through the questionnaire, this paper makes survey and analysis on the current oral English learning situation of the vocational college students, and explores the methods and approaches to improve the vocational college students ’oral English communication ability.

  2. THE PRESSURES OF ENGLISH TEACHING IN A VOCATIONAL COLLEGE

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    ZhuangHong

    2004-01-01

    Since our country has joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) and entered the global economy, the universal language of English has recently become more and more important in Chinese society. A new passion for English has emerged in society. Every area of work is in need of people who are able to speak good English. and our society's request for students to be proficient in English is now greater than ever.To be good at English, reading comprehension alone is not enough. Students should be good in every area, especially in spoken and written English. They should be able to talk directly with foreigners and many companies regard spoken and written English as important qualities when seeking employees. All of these changing needs raise the requirements for English teaching.This paper tries to analyze the pressures of teaching English in vocational colleges in China today.

  3. Global Reconstructions of Vocational Education and Training

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    Avis, James

    2012-01-01

    In this introduction to the special issue, the author examines the wider context within which vocational education and training (VET) is set and the surrounding debates. He considers the prominence of neoliberalism and notions of competitiveness, crisis, skill and knowledge. Despite differences between systems of VET with respect to their reach…

  4. Emotional Education in English Teaching in Vocational Colleges

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    金秀金

    2008-01-01

    English teaching in vocational colleges must manifest its essence and help students feel the spirit of the language.Looking from the humanism of language,we cannot abandon the humanity attribute of the language,study environment and the humanities concern.Therefore,we must pay more attention to students'emotion,conduct a series of humanities concern throughout the whole teaching process in vocational colleges.

  5. Benchmarking Danish Vocational Education and Training Programmes

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    Bogetoft, Peter; Wittrup, Jesper

    This study paper discusses methods whereby Danish vocational education and training colleges can be benchmarked, and presents results from a number of models. It is conceptually complicated to benchmark vocational colleges, as the various colleges in Denmark offer a wide range of course programmes....... This makes it difficult to compare the resources used, since some programmes by their nature require more classroom time and equipment than others. It is also far from straightforward to compare college effects with respect to grades, since the various programmes apply very different forms of assessment...

  6. Vocational Counseling and Training for Medical Degrees

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    Belkis Mercedes Vicente Sánchez

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Deciding on a university degree is undoubtedly a difficult choice. This situation brings about fear of failing and disappointing yourself and others, which is a common feeling among high school students, becoming a source of anxiety and stress. This demonstrates the need for an appropriate vocational and professional guidance. In Cuba, this subject is gaining importance, since a greater number of youngsters have the opportunity to choose from more professions; thus, deciding on one or the other is a problem of great practical and social impact. Vocational guidance and training in the Cuban educational context aims to reaffirm the inclination of youth towards medical studies, where they fully develop their potential, on the basis of consolidating values and feelings, and a high social, moral and unconditional commitment to the practice of the profession. This paper presents various issues that currently affect vocational guidance and the role of each of the major participants in the process itself.

  7. Quality Education in English class in vocational college

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    童燕黎

    2010-01-01

    Quality education in English teaching in elementary education should transit from examination-oriented education to quality education,which is an explicit requirement of CPC Central Committee and the State Council to the education in vocational colleges.Quality education in vocational colleges faces the challenges of the 21st century education and needs to be carried out in-depth reform.This paper collects different kinds of books and information about the Quality education.It tries to answer the following questions:what is the quality education in vocational college? What contents does it include? In the past years,many English teachers and educators have made a great effort in this area,and they have got great achievements in this field.Therefore,to strengthen the quality education in vocational college is the core and the key to the students.The reform and opening up to the world,the rapid economic development and the rapid expansion of foreign exchanges of China today demands the quality education in vocational college as particularly importance in English Teaching.

  8. On Teaching Modes of English Reading for Higher Vocational Education

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    刘丹

    2016-01-01

    Whatever their majors are, the capability of English reading will benefit students a lot in their future careers. This paper aims to introduce two teaching modes of English reading for Higher Vocational Education and make a comparison between the two modes: the traditional teaching mode based on Discourse teaching theory and the teaching model based on Schema Theory. In the end, the writer suggests that teachers adopt the two modes with flexibility.

  9. Cause Analysis of English Writing Apprehension of Secondary Vocational Students

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    刘芩利

    2015-01-01

    English writing apprehension is an inevitable problem in secondary vocational schools.In the paper,the author analyzes causes in terms of second language proficiency,self-efficacy,first language writing competence and other factors,ultimately,gives teachers some practical proposals.

  10. Application of Flipped Classroom to Vocational College English Teaching

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    宋薇

    2014-01-01

    Unlike traditional teaching method,flipped classroom is a form of blended learning in which students learn content online by watching video lecture,usually at home,and students and teachers discuss and solve questions by more personalized guidance and interaction in class,instead of lecturing.Flipped classroom is very useful to vocational college English teaching.

  11. Vocational English-as-a-Second Language Competencies.

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    Gomez, Sara C.

    This collection of competency statements deals with the English-as-a-second-language (ESL) skills that vocational students should master before entering the world of work. Addressed in the individual sections of the volume are the following topics: specific occupational terminology, safety language, on-the-job language, job-seeking language,…

  12. Cause Analysis of English Writing Apprehension of Secondary Vocational Students

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    刘芩利

    2015-01-01

    English writing apprehension is an inevitable problem in secondary vocational schools.In the paper,the author analyzes causes in terms of second language proficiency,selfefficacy,first language writing competence and other factors,ultimately,gives teachers some practical proposals.

  13. Application of Flipped Classroom to Vocational College English Teaching

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    宋薇

    2014-01-01

    Unlike traditional teaching method,flipped classroom is a form of blended learning in which students learn content online by watching video lecture,usually at home,and students and teachers discuss and solve questions by more personalized guidance and interaction in class,instead of lecturing. Flipped classroom is very useful to vocational college English teaching.

  14. The Effects of Vocational Training on Labor Force Experience. An Analysis of the Tennessee Area Vocational Technical School System.

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    Schriver, William R.; Bowlby, Roger L.

    To analyze the differential benefits from vocational training, a study was made involving 1,701 former students selected at random from 19 area vocational-technical schools in Tennessee. Major objectives of the study were to determine: (1) economic justification of vocational training, (2) wage differences among the vocationally trained and…

  15. A Training System for Export? The German Dual Vocational Training System and Its Transferability.

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    Schroter, H. Gunter

    1995-01-01

    Problems with vocational education and training in developing countries include insufficient resources and lack of workplace experience. The German dual vocational training system is being promoted as a potential solution. (SK)

  16. An Analysis of Differential Benefits from Vocational Training. Final Report.

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    Schriver, William R.; Bowlby, Roger L.

    The objectives of this study were to find out how the characteristics of students and their training affect the rate of return to investment in vocational training, how they affect the earnings of trainees, and how vocational training influences the distribution of income among educational groups. The data were collected in a previous study and…

  17. Reconstructing Vocational Education and Training for the 21st Century

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    Terry Hyland

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The unfavorable comparisons between English and European vocational education and training (VET systems made in the Wolf Report—and indeed in many national reviews of VET in Britain since the Royal Commission on Technical Education reported in 1884—point toward the low status of vocational pursuits in the United Kingdom compared with that in Continental Europe and elsewhere. In the light of these cultural differences, it is unlikely that structural, funding, or curriculum reforms alone will succeed in enhancing VET provision without corresponding changes in the value foundation of vocational studies. The reconstruction of VET requires a re-orientation of its foundational values if the reforms proposed by Wolf and others are to have any chance of lasting success. By the same token—although European and other national systems have their own peculiar problems—the global policy agenda concerned only with cognitive outcomes expressed as behaviorist skills and competences is, arguably, unlikely to meet the key challenges. A reconstructed model of VET needs to foreground the values, craft, and aesthetic features of vocationalism if the perennial problems are to be dealt with adequately. A reconstruction plan is suggested below, informed and inspired by the concept of “mindfulness”—non-judgmental, present-moment attention, and awareness—drawn from Buddhist contemplative traditions. Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs in areas such as psychology, psychotherapy, medical science, and education have grown exponentially over the last decade or so, and interesting work is now emerging in relation to the value of mindfulness in workplace training.

  18. Innovative Changes of English Teaching in Vocational Schools

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    GU Pei

    2016-01-01

    English teaching in vocational schools is complex and challenging. The author integrated the language into students’ real life and attached more importance to quality of life in language classroom. The author made several innovative changes such as Exploratory Practice, 3-D mode, learner autonomy, performance evaluation and so on during the teaching course. She ad-vocates promoting mutual understanding and common development of both teacher and students so that students can be competi-tive enough in the future and teachers can also acquire professional development.

  19. Vocational Skills Training Model for English Normal Students in the Setting of New Curriculum Reform%新课改背景下英语师范生职业技能训练模式研究

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    杨渊艺; 黄莉

    2015-01-01

    新一轮基础课程改革顺应时代发展潮流,摒弃落后的教学内容和模式,构建以素质教育为核心的基础课程体系。本文分析了传统教育模式中存在的问题,并且根据新课改的要求提出了英语师范生职业技能训练新模式,来弥补和完善传统模式的不足。%The new curriculum reform follows the development trend of the times, abandons outdated teaching content and mode, and builds a foundation curriculum concentrated on quality education. The paper analyses the problems in the traditional education mode, and proposes a new vocational training model for English normal students based on the requirements of new curriculum, so as to make up and improve the shortcomings of traditional models.

  20. The Study of English Teaching Methods in Secondary Vocational School Based on the Role Letter's Therapy

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    吕政凤

    2013-01-01

    Secondary vocational school students is different from ordinary high school students and university students ,especially in the aspect of English teaching and learning .In view of the special career orientation of secondary vocational school education. English teaching methods in secondary vocational schools should have more practical and targeted. Used the Role Letter ’s Thera-py in English teaching can help students develop interest in learning English and learning initiative consciousness. In this paper I will talk about the important of the Role Letter's Therapy in English teaching of Secondary vocational school ,and how to use it.

  1. General or Vocational English Courses for Taiwanese Students in Vocational High Schools? Students' Perceptions of Their English Courses and Their Relevance to Their Future Career

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    Hua, Tzu-Ling; Beverton, Sue

    2013-01-01

    Taiwanese vocational high schools (VHSs) deliver general English courses. This paper explores the extent to which these courses are perceived to be appropriately vocationally orientated. This focus gives rise to two main research questions: what are VHS students' expectations from their English courses, and to what extent are they being met? The…

  2. Vocational Education and Training in Kuwait: Vocational Education versus Values and Viewpoints

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    Bilboe, Wendy

    2011-01-01

    Since the opening up of private universities and colleges in the Kuwait education system in the late 1990s, there has been an explosion of tertiary institutions (both domestic and international) established in the country, with many of them offering vocational education and training. The move towards vocational and educational training forms part…

  3. A Discussion of the Application of Communicative Language Teaching to English Teaching in Vocational Schools in China

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    樊文霞

    2015-01-01

    Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) has become a driving force in English Language Teaching programs in most parts of the world.It is based on the assumption that students can more easily develop language skills if the language is related to their lives and if they are given sufficient opportunity to practice them with their peers.This approach considers communicative competence as its goal of teaching.In this paper,the author tries to explore the application of Communicative Language Teaching to English teaching in vocational schools in China.To begin with,the author gives a brief introduction to Communicative Language Teaching and vocational education in China,followed by the theoretical framework.Then,the application of CLT to English teaching in vocational schools in China is elaborated in detail.Finally,the author gets the conclusion that English teaching in vocational schools must consider training students' communicative competence as its final target and a difficulty is noted by the author in terms of applying CLT to English teaching in vocational schools in China.

  4. A Discussion of the Application of Communicative Language Teaching to English Teaching in Vocational Schools in China

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    樊文霞

    2015-01-01

    Communicative Language Teaching(CLT) has become a driving force in English Language Teaching programs in most parts of the world.It is based on the assumption that students can more easily develop language skills if the language is related to their lives and if they are given sufficient opportunity to practice them with their peers.This approach considers communicative competence as its goal of teaching.In this paper,the author tries to explore the application of Communicative Language Teaching to English teaching in vocational schools in China.To begin with,the author gives a brief introduction to Communicative Language Teaching and vocational education in China,followed by the theoretical framework.Then,the application of CLT to English teaching in vocational schools in China is elaborated in detail.Finally,the author gets the conclusion that English teaching in vocational schools must consider training students’ communicative competence as its final target and a difficulty is noted by the author in terms of applying CLT to English teaching in vocational schools in China.

  5. Happy Objects, Happy Men? Affect and Materiality in Vocational Training

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    Åberg, Magnus; Hedlin, Maria

    2015-01-01

    This article investigates the prevailing social inertia of vocational training. Previous research indicates that gendered social norms contribute to sustaining gender segregation. Few studies, however, have paid attention to how the interplay of emotional and material factors impact on gender norms in vocational training. The article builds on an…

  6. Happy Objects, Happy Men? Affect and Materiality in Vocational Training

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    Åberg, Magnus; Hedlin, Maria

    2015-01-01

    This article investigates the prevailing social inertia of vocational training. Previous research indicates that gendered social norms contribute to sustaining gender segregation. Few studies, however, have paid attention to how the interplay of emotional and material factors impact on gender norms in vocational training. The article builds on an…

  7. The vocational education and training system in Denmark

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    Cort, Pia; Wiborg, Susanne

    2009-01-01

    Analysis of developments in vocational education and training systems in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, the UK and the US.......Analysis of developments in vocational education and training systems in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, the UK and the US....

  8. The vocational education and training system in Denmark

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    Cort, Pia; Wiborg, Susanne

    2009-01-01

    Analysis of developments in vocational education and training systems in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, the UK and the US.......Analysis of developments in vocational education and training systems in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, the UK and the US....

  9. Vocational Training in the Textiles and Clothing Industries in Greece.

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    Drimousis, I.; Zisimopoulos, A.

    This document examines the circumstances under which vocational training in Greece is provided for jobs in the textile and clothing industries. Its objective is to identify guidelines for vocational training for a skilled work force at regional and national levels and to contribute to job mobility between industries. Statistical data,…

  10. Paradoxes in Danish Vocational Education and Training

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    Louw, Arnt Vestergaard; Katznelson, Noemi

    2015-01-01

    teaching practices in VET that create unmotivated, weak students and unintentional push-out effects. Further, it is suggested that the marketization of education has a profound effect on the practice in VET such that good education has come to be more associated with retaining all students in the VET......All vocational education and training schools in Denmark are required to launch retention initiatives and report yearly on their efforts to increase retention and the completion rate of their students. This article argues that the structural conditions and incentive structure around VET produces...

  11. The Feasibility Study of Career English Teaching Reform in Higher Voca-tional Colleges

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    LEI Jing; GUO Feng-ping

    2015-01-01

    It has been proved that traditional public English teaching can‘t meet the society requirements for the high skilled talent⁃ed, while Career English teaching can help students connect English learning with their future career, which better reflects occupa⁃tional and practical characteristics of higher vocational education. The paper puts forwards three feasibilities in Career English teaching reform in order to promote teaching quality of public English teaching in higher vocational colleges further.

  12. Vocational Education and the Training of Industrial Labour in Brazil.

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    Moura Castro, Claudio de

    1979-01-01

    Focusing on issues related to the training of industrial workers in Brazil, this article reports the findings of a study which evaluated the effectiveness of vocational training offered by the National Industrial Apprenticeship Service. (LRA)

  13. On the Docking between the Professional Development of College English Teachers and Professional Training Modes in Higher Vocational Colleges%论高职高专公共英语教师专业拓展与各专业人才培养模式的对接

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    潘秋菊

    2012-01-01

    高职教育的发展给公共英语教师提出了更高的要求,只有纯粹的英语语言教学的教师已经不能适应高职英语教学的要求,教师的专业拓展成为了值得关注的课题。本文通过对本校及其他部分高职院校公共英语教师专业拓展现状进行访谈,发现高职高专公共英语教师专业能力拓展缺失给各专业人才英语能力的培养带来了很多不利的影响,并探索公共英语教师专业拓展与各专业人才培养模式对接的有效途径。%The development of higher vocational education makes higher demands on the college English teachers.The teachers who only have the pure English language teaching are unable to meet the requirements of higher vocational English teaching,so the teachers' professional development has become a topic of concern.Through the interviews with the college English teachers in our college and part of other higher vocational colleges about the current status of their professional development,it is found that the teachers' lacking professional development brings a lot of adverse effects on the cultivation of the students' English language ability for different professionals.This paper explores the effective ways of linking the professional development of college English teachers with professional training modes.

  14. Human Resources Development: Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training. Report VIII (2).

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    International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).

    The report presents responses from 57 member States of the International Labor Organization (ILO) to 16 questions as part of the preparation for placing an item entitled "Human resources development: vocational guidance and vocational training" on the agenda of the 59th (1974) Session of the ILO Conference. For each of the questions, the question…

  15. Ability Training and Countermeasures Analysis of the EngLish Level A Test for the Higher Vocational College Students%高职高专学生英语A级考试的能力培养及对策分析

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    徐音

    2014-01-01

    In recent years, with the rapid development of China's economy, the need of the applied talents has been urgent and strong.Therefore, higher vocational colleges enacted the training objectives into training technical talents who have foreign exchange ability. At the same time, "Practical English Test for Colleges" has been identified as detection means of higher vocational college students' English application ability, and associate it with diploma. The Ministry of Education also took the exam by one of the rigid index ratio as evaluation in higher vocational colleges. In view of ability training of higher vocational students in listening, grammar, reading, translation, writing five aspects, attach with countermeasures analysis.%近年来,随着我国经济的迅猛发展,对应用型人才的迫切需要愈加强烈。故此高职高专院校将培养目标制定成培养有一定外语交流能力的技术型人才。同时,“高等学校英语应用能力考试”已被多所院校认定为检测高职高专学生英语应用能力的手段,并把此考试通过与否和毕业文凭关联起来。教育部还把该项考试通过率作为评估高职高专院校的硬性指标之一。本文针对高职高专学生在听力、语法、阅读、翻译、写作五方面的能力培养,附之相应的对策分析。

  16. On teaching methods of uplifting Higher Vocational College Students’ oral English

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    Wang Jiqiu

    2014-01-01

    In order to improve the teaching quality of students' oral English in Higher Vocational Col ege, in the first place, we should obey the fol owing principles:changing the role between teachers and students, that is, students should become the center of classroom activities, while teachers should be a coordinator, organizer and planner;training as the main tasks and lifeline. In the second place, we should create a real communicative context and carry out various forms of activities;final y comprehensively use demonstration teaching method, multimedia teaching method and micro teaching method to cultivate students’ enthusiasm for training and speaking English and constantly optimize the ef ect of teaching in a ful dimension.

  17. Vocational Training Course to TC Secretary-generals

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    2004-01-01

    @@ Up to September 2003, three vocational training courses to the secretary-generals of standardization technical committees had already been conducted by Standardization Administration of China (SAC) to meet the reforming and developing requirements in standardization work, and enhance the vocational levels as well as the managing skills of the TC secretary-generals.

  18. Incentive Styles, Asynchronous Online Discussion, and Vocational Training

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    Lin, Shinyi; Chiu, Chou-Kang

    2008-01-01

    Vocational education and training (VET) is intended to prepare adult learners for careers that are based on practical activities. With the underlying constructivist andragogy, this study intended to examine the effects of computer-mediated group collaboration in vocational education, and how that affects the associated learning outcomes. For…

  19. Non-Wage Benefits of Vocational Training: Employability and Mobility.

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    Bowlby, Roger L.; Schriver, William R.

    In order to investigate the effects of vocational training on labor force participation and unemployment, the researchers compared an experimental group of Tennessee Area Vocational-Technical School (AVTS) graduates with an individually matched control group. On the basis of data collected by questionnaire, the report concluded that vocationally…

  20. The Application of Project-based learning to Business English Writing in Secondary Vocational School

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    吴敏玲

    2016-01-01

    Business English Writing is an important course in secondary vocational school. Project-based learning is a typical student-centered teaching method. For this reason, it becomes urgent to discuss the application of Project-based learning to business English writing in secondary vocational school.

  1. Language Training: English & French courses

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    Françoise Benz

    2006-01-01

    If you wish to participate in one of the following courses, please tell to your supervisor and apply electronically from the course description pages that can be found on the Web at: http://www.cern.ch/Training/ or fill in an 'application for training' form available from your Departmental Secretariat or from your DTO (Departmental Training Officer). Applications will be accepted in the order in which they are received. General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from end of February to end of June 2006 (break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957. Oral Expression The next session will take place from beginning of March to May 2006 (break at Easter). This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skil...

  2. 34 CFR 427.1 - What is the Bilingual Vocational Training Program?

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    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false What is the Bilingual Vocational Training Program? 427...) OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BILINGUAL VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM... Program provides financial assistance for bilingual vocational education and training for limited...

  3. Students’English Classroom Anxiety in Vocational colleges

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    高英

    2013-01-01

    The author carries out a research on Englishclassroom anxiety of students in vocational colleges to offer some practical suggestions for En -glishteaching .The research methods in this study consisted of both quantitative and qualitative analyses .The quantitative research was carried out by the questionnaire which contains personal information such as sex , major, personalityand English proficiencyand the 33 questions in Foreign Language Classroom Anxiety Scale (FLCAS) which was designed by Horwitz et al in 1986.All raw figures were analyzed with Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) 13.0.Twenty subjects (each major 5) were invited to have individual interviews to complementand testify the results of quantitative research .

  4. Vocational Training of Disadvantaged Youth in the Developing Countries.

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    Corvalan-Vasquez, Oscar

    1983-01-01

    Defines "disadvantaged youth" and reviews vocational training and employment programs designed for them. Finds that these activities tend to favor the relatively privileged rather than those with the greatest need. (SK)

  5. Transitions and Diversity in Didactics: An Exploration Searching for Implications for Vocational Education and Training

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    Lázaro Moreno Herrera

    2015-01-01

    Depending on the perspective and even language, the concept of didactics is defined in different ways. The debate about conceptualization, particularly concerning the equivalence in English of what in other languages, specifically Germanic and Latin languages, is termed ‘didactics’, is well documented in the research literature. There is a claim in this article concerning the need to transcend the language discussion; it is indeed necessary, especially for Vocational Education & training (VET...

  6. Language Training : English Training

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    Françoise Benz

    2004-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from 04 October 2004 to 11 February 2005 (3 weeks break at Christmas). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Oral Expression This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be approximately 8 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours (2 hours a week) Price: 440 CHF (for 8 students) For further information, please contact Mr. Liptow, tel. 72957. Date and timetable will be fixed when there are sufficient participants enrolled. FORMATION EN LANGUES LANGUAGE TRAINING Françoise Benz 73127 languag...

  7. How to Train English Speaking

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    翟佩珏

    2012-01-01

    We try to make our English classrooms that surround the students with English culture.This gives the students a context for English words and phrases and adds a sense of adventure to learning English.

  8. Problems and Countermeasures of Colloquial English Large Size Class Teach-ing of Higher Vocational Public English under the Constructivism Theory

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    WANG Yan-ping

    2014-01-01

    Based on the theory of constructivism, this article analyzes the open problems colloquial English large size class teach-ing of higher vocational public English and points out the countermeasures of colloquial English large-scale class teaching of high-er vocational public English.

  9. Scientific research projects in vocational training schools

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    2010-01-01

    Vocational schools are a resource for many students, with usually low motivation and high learning difficulties. The fact that this type of teaching is of a more practical, experimental, and job oriented type, points to teaching strategies less theoretical and focus on a more practical student involvement. Profiting from those characteristics, the study of the use of scientific projects on vocational teaching was initiated. It was proposed to vocational school st...

  10. Language training: English & French courses

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    Françoise Benz

    2006-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from end of February to end of June 2006 (break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957. Oral Expression The next session will take place from beginning of March to May 2006 (break at Easter). This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Timetable will be fixed after discussion with the students. Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from Ma...

  11. Language training: English & French courses

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    Françoise Benz

    2006-01-01

    General and Professional English Courses The next session will take place from end of February to end of June 2006 (break at Easter). These courses are open to all persons working on the CERN site, and to their spouses. For registration and further information on the courses, please consult our Web pages: http://cern.ch/Training or contact Mr. Liptow: tel. 72957. Oral Expression The next session will take place from beginning of March to May 2006 (break at Easter). This course is intended for people with a good knowledge of English who want to practise and maintain their speaking skills while extending their vocabulary. There will be a maximum of 10 participants in a class. Speaking activities will include discussions, meeting simulations, role-plays etc. depending on the needs of the students. Duration: 20 hours Price: 440 CHF (for a minimum of 8 students) Timetable will be fixed after discussion with the students. Writing Professional Documents in English The next session will take place from Ma...

  12. On the Factors Affecting Effective English Teaching in Vocational Colleges--A Case Study of GUET Vocational College

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    陈毅; 韦宛彤

    2016-01-01

    Based on the previous researches, this thesis explores the present situation of effective English teaching in GUET Vocational College, by taking students from grade 2015 as study objects, and focusing on factors of students, English teachers, textbooks, and evaluation system, then points out the existing problems and analyzes the reasons based on the results of the questionnaires, and finally puts forward some practical solutions, trying to offer some suggestions for effective English teach-ing in the college.

  13. An Empirical Study of English Listening Teaching Based on Metacognitive Strategy Training for Students in a Higher Vocational College%基于元认知策略培训的高职英语听力教学实证研究

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    马玲玲

    2015-01-01

    本研究针对高职高专非英语专业学生英语听力水平现状和困难,以元认知策略培训的角度提出以元认知策略训练为主的高职外语听力课堂教学模式.以淮安信息职业技术学院两个自然班70名大一学生为实验样本,进行了为期一学期的听力教学实证研究.实验组A班35人接受以元认知策略培训为主的听力指导和训练,对照组B班35人接受不涉及元认知策略培训的正常英语听力教学.该实验旨在调查高职高专学生听力理解中元认识策略知识现状,并明确元认知策略训练与高职高专学生英语听力成绩的相关性.%Based on higher vocational college students'current existing problems in English listening,this study proposed a meta-cognitive-strategy-centered English listening teaching approach for vocational students on the basis of metacognitive-strategy-centered instruction.70 first-year students from two intact classes of Huai'an College of Information Technology participated in the one-semester study.35 students from the experimental group received metacognitive-strategy-centered training in English lis-tening class;the other 35 students from Class B worked as control group,receiving normal teaching instruction without metacogni-tive strategy.This study aims at investigating the current condition of vocational college students 'metacognitive knowledge about English listening comprehension and tries to identify the relationship between metacognitive strategies and English listening com-prehension for higher vocational college students.

  14. The Dutch vocational education and training system

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    Verhagen, A.M.C.

    2014-01-01

    The Dutch educational system is highly stratified from secondary education onwards3, and this also applies to MBO. Each MBO course can be followed in two different learning pathways, called the vocationally educating learning pathway (beroepsopleidende leerweg: BOL) and the vocationally guiding lear

  15. Vocational Training of Young People in France: A Resource Difficult to Exploit.

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    Verdier, Eric

    1994-01-01

    Discusses vocational training in France, particularly the widening gap between training and the labor market, the indecisiveness regarding educational strategies, and institutional links between training and employment. (JOW)

  16. On Negative Transfer in Pronunciation by English Majors in Higher Vo-cational and Technical Colleges

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    付婷婷

    2013-01-01

    In the reform of educational structure in China recently, vocational education is being focused and higher vocational edu⁃cation is developing rapidly. With the increase of student enrollment in Higher Vocational Technical College (HVTC), the quality of students is declining in the meantime and especially the students who major in English have a low proficiency in English lan⁃guage. This thesis explores the theory of phonetics and the theory of transfer in second language learning and deals with negative transfer of mother tongue in segmental and supra-segmental levels to HVTC students when they learn English pronunciation and intonation.

  17. An Analysis of English Learning Motivation of Minority Students in Higher Vocational School

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    多守明

    2007-01-01

    This paper analyzes the English learning motivation of minority students of non-English major.Minority students are a unique community in the higher vocational school because of their special background and psychology.It is essential for teachers to understand their motivation of learning English so as to save time and teach more efficiently.

  18. Converging Trends amidst Diversity in Vocational Training Systems.

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    Caillods, Francoise

    1994-01-01

    Vocational education and training are indispensable for improving labor mobility, adaptability, and productivity, thus improving companies' competitiveness and redressing labor market imbalances. To adjust to this new environment, most countries are reviewing, adapting, and redesigning their education and training systems. (JOW)

  19. Efficiency and Equity in Vocational Education and Training Policies.

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    Carnoy, Martin

    1994-01-01

    Addresses the question of how to determine the overall effect of the vocational education and training system on efficiency and equity. Suggests criteria to guide allocation of public resources for education and training to meet efficiency and equity goals. (Author/JOW)

  20. Proposed Newcastle Diploma in Vocational Education and Industrial Training

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    Stanley, Brian

    1970-01-01

    For several years, Newcastle upon Tyne Institute of Education has provided a course toward a Diploma in Advanced Educational Studies (Further Education) and now proposes a full-time, year-long course for persons with training experience toward a Diploma in Vocational Education and Industrial Training. So far the necessary students to support the…

  1. Vocational & Industrial Training Board Annual Report 89/90.

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    Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA. Office of Adult and Community Education.

    During fiscal year (FY) 1989, the Vocational and Industrial Training Board (VITB) in Singapore offered full-time training at seven levels for secondary school leavers. The board's intake of 9,333 participants was 8% below the FY 1988 intake, a fact that was attributed to fewer primary school leavers. The introduction of the Revised Vocational…

  2. Exploring Professional Development Practices for Vocational Education and Training Practitioners

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    Williams, Kim

    2009-01-01

    This paper addresses the practice of professional development within the Vocational Education and Training (VET) arena. The study object was to gain the perceptions held by a selected group of VET educators in the tourism and hospitality sector of the professional teaching/training competencies required for effective practice. The study was…

  3. Study On Establishing National Standard Of Vocational Teachers’ Training In China

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    Qiding Yu

    2009-08-01

    Full Text Available Developing vocational education is an important strategy in current Chinese education. However, vocational teachers are in a shortage and there isn’t a sound system of training and cultivating these teachers. Especially, there hasn’t formed any effective standard of vocational teachers. These three factors are the main reasons to hinder the development and increase of its quality and level. Therefore, establishing national standard of vocational teacher training is becoming very necessary. In this paper the author explores the standard and system of vocational teacher training from two aspects, namely, grasping professional skills and professional teaching competence. National standard of vocational teacher training will become a basis for vocational teacher qualification. According to this standard, vocational teacher qualification curriculum will be built and implemented by vocational educational institutions. We will share our experiences and measures in building vocational teacher qualification system in China and explore some key issues.

  4. The Problems of Applying Student Centered Syllabus of English in Vocational High Schools in Kendal Regency

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    Faridi, Abdurrachman; Bahri, Seful; Nurmasitah, Sita

    2016-01-01

    This study was descriptive qualitative study aimed to investigate the problems of applying student centered syllabus in vocational high schools in Kendal regency, Central Java, Indonesia. The subjects of the study were twenty English teacher in vocational high schools in Kendal. The data were collected through observations, questionnaires, and…

  5. Original article Personality determinants of motivation to undertake vocational training

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    Dorota Godlewska-Werner

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available Background Recently, at a time of frequent changes in the economic and socio-economic circumstances, knowledge acquired in the course of formal education is insufficient. Especially, the education system is still criticized for a lack of flexibility and strong resistance to change. Therefore, regular participation in various forms of training is required. Employee education and training are becoming an optimal answer to complex business challenges. The aim of this study was to determine which personality traits are responsible for the strength of motivation to undertake vocational training and other educational forms. Participants and procedure The study included 104 staff members of Polish companies (60 women and 44 men. The study used Cattell’s 16 PF Questionnaire and the scales of readiness to undertake training and further education as a measure of the strength of motivation (Kawecka, Łaguna & Tabor, 2010. Results The study showed that openness to change and tension (primary traits had the greatest impact on the intention and planning to take vocational training. Additionally, the intention and planning to take vocational training were found to be associated with mindedness, independence, self-control, and anxiety (secondary traits. Such traits as rule-consciousness [G], social-boldness [H], abstractedness [M], and apprehension [O] (primary traits, were important in some aspects, which could constitute a background for further research and discussion of the results. Conclusions The obtained results lead to the conclusion that some of the individual differences in personality determine the motivation to undertake vocational training.

  6. On Conquering Psychological Obstacles of Oral English Study in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    郭辉

    2015-01-01

    This paper aims to find better ways to conquer psychological obstacles in oral English learning for vocational college English learners.The approaches are based on the important fact that psychological obstacles have impeded the language learning seriously.This paper describes the status quo of oral English study in vocational colleges,presents the problems existing among college learners,and analyzes them to find subjective and objective reasons.Finally,the analysis of the survey results will help to conquer psychological obstacles of spoken English learning.

  7. Study On the Current Situation and Strategies of English Selective Courses---In Vocational Schools

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    楼科跃

    2016-01-01

    Secondary Vocational English Syllabus requires that English courses for vocational schools should aim to lay a solid foundation for students'professional life ,to further education and lifelong development,to help students to further learn basic knowledge ,to improve their ability of listening,speaking,reading and writing in English,to form the students'a-bility of using English as a tool in career,to foster the students to form the right sensibility,attitude and standpoint of value,so as to promote the body and mind of students developing generally.

  8. New Practical English Teaching and Design in Classroom

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    侯丽琼

    2014-01-01

    The aim of English teaching in vocational col ege is to train practical English ability.The paper il ustrates the important significance of English teaching method in classroom and introduces the method of New Practical English.

  9. 实用英语口语竞赛技能训练规程研究——以浙江工贸职业技术学院为例%Research on the Skill.training Regulation of Zhejiang Industry & Trade Vocational College for Practical English Speaking Contest

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    蔡蓉萍

    2012-01-01

    为提升实用英语口语竞赛能力、实现学生实用英语口语实践目标,以浙江工贸职业技术学院为例,运用任务型教学法,经过两届实践,建成由赛前调研分析、试题库的建立和完善、选手的选拔、强化训练四部分组成的实用英语口语竞赛技能训练规程。%In order to develop the ability to practical English speaking contest and make the students practise speaking English with a task-based teaching approach, the skill-training regulation of Zhejiang Industry & Trade Vocational College for practical English speaking contest is established, including four parts: research and analysis before contest, construction and integration of data of test paper, contestant selection, and intense training.

  10. The Financing of Vocational Education and Training in Portugal. Financing Portrait. CEDEFOP Panorama Series.

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    Centeno, Luis Gomes; Sarmento, Ana Leonor

    The financing of vocational education and training (VET) in Portugal was examined. The examination focused on the following topics: (1) the economic, political, legal, and administrative contexts of funding; (2) the funding framework for VET in Portugal; (3) initial vocational training (IVT); (4) continuing vocational training (CVT); and (5)…

  11. On Ways of Cultivating Skilled Talents in Vocational Business English Teaching%高职商务英语技能型人才培养途径探究

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    蒋志豪

    2012-01-01

    高职商务英语技能型人才的培养途径有利于其人才培养目标的更好实现。本文通过对高职商务英语教学现状的描述,从教学理念、教学模式、师资队伍建设等方面提出技能型人才培养途径的建议。%The ways of cultivating skilled talents in vocational business English teaching help to foster the feasibility of talent training objectives.In this paper we analyze the current teaching situation of vocational business English teaching and put forward the suggestions on cultivating skilled talents from the teaching concept,teaching mode,construction of teaching staff in order to improve vocational business English teaching.

  12. On English Reading Ability of Vocational College Students%高职学生英语阅读能力初探

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    王冰霜

    2012-01-01

    阅读是人类获取信息的一个非常重要的渠道。阅读能力的培养是高职高专学生英语教育培养目标的重要方面。著名学者柯鲁克先生曾一再主张把英语的大量阅读当作英语教学的主要手段。就目前高职生英语阅读的现状,结合高职教学过程当中的成与败,切入分析,以提高高职学生的英语阅读能力。%For human,reading is a very important channel to get information.Reading ability training is an important aspect of vocational students English education training target.Mr.Rudd,a famous scholar has ever insisted that reading a lot of English was a major means of English teaching.Current higher vocational students English reading,based on the status of the higher vocational education in the process of success and failures,and cut into the analysis,in order to improve English reading ability of higher vocational students.

  13. Mindfulness, Therapy and Vocational Values: Exploring the Moral and Aesthetic Dimensions of Vocational Education and Training

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    Hyland, Terry

    2011-01-01

    The devaluation and debilitation of education in general and vocational education and training (VET) in particular has been explored and described in recent years by a wide range of critical commentators. Education stands in dire need of therapy, and this paper suggests a therapeutic process for rejuvenating and enhancing VET through attention to…

  14. Training of Teachers/Trainers in Technical and Vocational Education. UNEVOC Studies in Technical and Vocational Education, Number 11.

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    United Nations Economic, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Section for Technical and Vocational Education.

    This document contains nine papers about and from an international roundtable on the training of teachers in technical and vocational education. The first paper, a Final Report of the "International Round Table on Training of Teachers in Technical and Vocational Education (Curitiba, Brazil, 7-10 April 1997)," examines the following:…

  15. Vocational training in contemporary Spain: Policies, Agents and Institutions

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    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available The vocational training in Spain has reached a late formalization in the educational system. This situation is explained by the economical contexts thatevolve from the agricultural sector to the industrial development of certain zones, which are those who have a better network of vocational schools. In this article three levels of analysis are addressed: the first one, related to the politics and educational legislation, in order to notice the process of formalization; the second one, focused on the relevance of the Church on this sector and, the third one is the role played by the Union Organization during the Franco's regime. In this way, the intervention of the different agents who have contributed to the development of the vocational training in Spain remains clear up to the General Law of Education of 1970.

  16. A Study of Oral English Teaching and Learning in Vocational Colleges from the Perspective of Constructivism

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    吴艳

    2014-01-01

    With the increasing development of China’economy and society, the communication between China and other coun-tries is on the rise, which contribute to the increasing demands of foreign languages especially English. As a result, oral English plays an important role in English learning and it is necessary for learners to improve their oral English. While the traditional teaching models cannot meet the teaching demand now, Constructivist learning theory (CLT), a very important branch of the cognitive theory has arisen a considerable amount of interest as a new teaching method. In the paper, the author try to apply con-structivist learning theory to vocational college oral English teaching in order to explore some oral English teaching models from a constructivist perspective and hopes that this paper can provide some help to apply the CLT to vocational oral English teaching.

  17. 如何从激发学习兴趣开始培养高职生英语自主学习能力%How to train vocational students the ability of Autonomous Learning by stimulating interests in English learning

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    张靓

    2011-01-01

    如何激发学生的学习兴趣是众多英语教师一直在努力解决的问题,尤其是在高职院校。教师应该从多角度出发提高学生的学习兴趣,充分调动学生的积极性和主动性,从而培养学生自主学习的能力。%How to stimulate students' interests in learning is the problem many English teachers have been trying to solve, especially in the higher vocational colleges. Teachers should improve students' interests in learning from many perspectives,and fully mobilize the enthusiasm and initiative of students,to train students' ability of Autonomous Learning.

  18. National Observatory Report on Vocational Education and Training in Moldova.

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    The state of vocational education and training (VET) in Moldova was examined. The study focused on the following topics: Moldova's socioeconomic conditions; Moldova's labor market; governance of VET; Moldova's VET system; and anticipation of skill needs and standards. Selected findings were as follows: (1) the educational share of state…

  19. An Overview of Vocational Education and Training in Malta.

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    European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy).

    Data for studies of vocational education and training systems in Malta and five other countries in the region were gathered through an analysis of existing studies and visits to the main stakeholders in the countries. Some of the main conclusions reached by the study of Malta include the following: (1) since the island has limited natural…

  20. Vocational Education and Training in Cyprus. Short Description

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    Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2012

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    Cyprus takes over the European Union Presidency in the second half of 2012 in a period of continuing uncertainty due to the world economic crisis. The vocational education and training (VET) system of Cyprus is playing a significant role in dealing with the immediate adverse effects of the crisis on the labour market as well as in laying the…

  1. Computer Usage as Instructional Resources for Vocational Training in Nigeria

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    Oguzor, Nkasiobi Silas

    2011-01-01

    The use of computers has become the driving force in the delivery of instruction of today's vocational education and training (VET) in Nigeria. Though computers have become an increasingly accessible resource for educators to use in their teaching activities, most teachers are still unable to integrate it in their teaching and learning processes.…

  2. Vocational Education and Training in Belgium. Second Edition.

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    Saint-Hubert, Roselyne Simon; van Griethuysen, Claire-Anne; Hellemans, Jacques; Verhelpen, Pierre; De Streel, Jean-Marc

    Belgium's vocational education and training (VET) was examined. The following topics were considered: (1) the VET environment (political and administrative structures; the economy; the labor force; unemployment); (2) Belgium's educational system (funding principles; the structure and objectives of basic, secondary, and higher education); (3) the…

  3. Perceptions of Safety Knowledge and Skills in Vocational Training

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    Bani-Salameh, Zakaria

    2016-01-01

    This research aims at investigating the perceptions towards safety knowledge and skills and perceived efficacies among flight attendants onboard. Many studies have reported deficiencies in vocational training among flight attendants to handle specific onboard emergencies, but these findings are not surprising as knowledge and skills that are not…

  4. Vocational Education and Training in Denmark. Short Description

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    Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2012

    2012-01-01

    Vocational education and training in Denmark has embarked on a process of modernisation aiming at, primarily, increasing flexibility, and individualisation, quality and efficiency. Assessment and recognition of informal and non-formal learning, competence-based curricula, innovative approaches to teaching, and increased possibilities for partial…

  5. National Observatory Report on Vocational Education and Training in Ukraine.

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    Shcherbak, O. I.; Tomashenko, V.; Berizko, M.; Golik, L.; Yanevich, L.; Nichkalo, N.; Simak, A.; Zaytseva, O.

    The state of vocational education and training (VET) in Ukraine was examined. The study focused on the following topics: Ukraine's socioeconomic conditions; Ukraine's labor market; general VET policy and legislation; and Ukraine's VET system. Selected findings were as follows: (1) although Ukraine's socioeconomic situation continues to be…

  6. Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training

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    Dave, Dhaval M.; Reichman, Nancy E.; Corman, Hope; Das, Dhiman

    2011-01-01

    Exploiting variation in welfare reform across states and over time and using relevant comparison groups, this study estimates the effects of welfare reform on an important source of human capital acquisition among women at risk for relying on welfare: vocational education and training. The results suggest that welfare reform reduced enrollment in…

  7. The Incidence of Employment Subsidies for Vocational Training

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    Albæk, Karsten

    2013-01-01

    This paper analyses employment subsidies for vocational training under union wage bargaining. The analysis includes an investigation of the consequences of financing the subsidy by a levy on employment, which is the typical way of financing these types of subsidies in many countries. The paper...

  8. The Evaluation of Vocational Training: A Comparative Analysis.

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    Tome, Eduardo

    2001-01-01

    Comparison of vocational training evaluation in the United States, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development states, and the European Union identified certain advantages to the U.S. model of microeconometric impact evaluation, including better policy and expenditure of public money. (Contains 49 references.) (SK)

  9. Systemic Change in Vocational Training Institutions in France.

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    Moallem, Abbas; Moallem, Mahnaz

    1998-01-01

    The Specialized Vocational Training Institutions known as Institut Medico-Professionel (IMPro) in France are faced with increasing demands to provide quality services to adolescents with intellectual disabilities. This article describes the process of organizational changes in IMPro including the model, methods, tools, and techniques used in…

  10. Vocational Training and Professional Development: A Capability Perspective

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    Lambert, Marion; Vero, Josiane; Zimmermann, Benedicte

    2012-01-01

    Lifelong learning has become one of the keys to making workers' career paths more secure at both the French and the European policy level. However, the implementation of these policy lines raises delicate questions as to how the responsibility for vocational training should be shared among employees, employers and public institutions. The…

  11. Vocational Training and Social Inclusion. At a Glance

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    Hargreaves, Jo

    2011-01-01

    Social inclusion has become a key focus for public policy in Australia, with governments supporting interventions that aim to improve the lives of those who are disengaged or disadvantaged. One of the key areas of concern is raising the educational levels of individuals. Vocational education and training (VET) has long played an important role in…

  12. Market Research Manual for Providers of Vocational Education and Training.

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    Tamblyn, Annette; Shelton, Diane

    This manual, which is intended for vocational education and training (VET) providers, does the following: explains fundamental market research concepts; highlights situations where market research can help VET providers with their planning and policy development; and illustrates the uses of market research in VET institutions. The following topics…

  13. A study of effect of music on higher vocational English classroom teaching

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    刘业胜

    2013-01-01

    Most higher vocational students like listening to music in the classroom,and the curricular of English often troubles students because of its particularity.Therefore,it is meaningful to guide students to transfer their love of music to improving their English learning.This essay tries to explore how to use music to improve the efficiency of classroom teaching.

  14. A Brief Discussion on Streaming Teaching for Non-English Majors in Vocational & Technological Colleges

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    2008-01-01

    Streaming teaching is adopted gradually for non-English majors in some vocational & technological colleges,and in this thesis the advantages and problems of the method are discussed according to the teaching practice.Furthermore,as a consideration of the streaming teaching,much more progress is expected to be made in the future English teaching with the help of the thesis.

  15. Application of Scaffolding Theory to Higher Vocational Students Class-room Interaction in English Teaching

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    罗晗

    2013-01-01

      Scaffolding theory is one of the mature teaching methods of constructivism model . The effective interaction between teachers and students is one characteristic of scaffold teaching. This paper aims at combining scaffolding theory with classroom in⁃teraction in teaching higher vocational students English to help students arouse interest and enhance their comprehensive ability in English learning.

  16. Opportunities for vocational training and training in investment project management in Bulgaria

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    2015-01-01

    Possessing the necessary knowledge, skills and competences in the area of project management is a compulsory condition and major prerequisite for achieving professional management. In the article there are studied the possibilities for vocational education and training in the area of project management, specifically the management of investment projects. The analysis is built on types of institution, encompassing both the system of vocational education and training (including professional sec...

  17. Teacher Preparation for Vocational Education and Training in Germany: A Potential Model for Canada?

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    Barabasch, Antje; Watt-Malcolm, Bonnie

    2013-01-01

    Germany's vocational education and training (VET) and corresponding teacher-education programmes are known worldwide for their integrated framework. Government legislation unifies companies, unions and vocational schools, and specifies the education and training required for students as well as vocational teachers. Changing from the Diplom…

  18. 38 CFR 21.6001 - Temporary vocational training program for certain pension recipients.

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    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Temporary vocational training program for certain pension recipients. 21.6001 Section 21.6001 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans... Program of Vocational Training for Certain New Pension Recipients General § 21.6001 Temporary vocational...

  19. Vocational Dual Education System: comparison between the German model and the new Spanish vocational training

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    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available The German dual system of vocational training has been object of transfer in some countries all over the world, among them Spain. Indeed, in this article we try to clarify the key elements in the adapting process of this Dual System to our country, analyzing its chances of success. To do this, we contribute a descriptive study of the main elements of the German Dual System. Then, the focus will be in the changes in our country, from the LOMCE project to the legislation governing apprenticeship and training. As a kind of discussion, we pretend to clarify how cultural and organizational elements of the production system have a strongly influence in the chances of success on the Vocational Training reform policy initiatives. Finally, we completed a series of proposals for action that would contribute to the employment and an increase in the qualification among Spanish young people.

  20. Views on Oral English Training

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    Yan Xiaomei

    2008-01-01

    With the rapid development of Chinese economy,exchanges between countries and communication with west erners are becoming increasingly popular.As the important tool and universal language,the significance of Eng lish is,no doubt,self-evident.A good command of English,especially oral English,would be highly supported and hailed by the university students.

  1. The Conceptual Model of Future Teachers Training to Dual Education in VET (Vocational Education & Training)

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    Zholdasbekova, Saule; Nurzhanbayeva, Zhanat; Karatayev, Galymzhan; Akhmet, Laura Smatullaevna; Anarmetov, Bahitzhan

    2016-01-01

    In the article the author presents the theoretical understanding of research problems of training of the future teachers-organizers of the dual training system in vocational education & training (VET) in the conditions of the credit technology of education. The author's vision of way to solve the problem is discussed in the description of the…

  2. Vocational Education and Zakat: The Case Study of Punjab Vocational Training Council

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    Iqbal M. KHAN

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this research is to explore the prospect of teaching Entrepreneurship Education to those who acquire vocational skills at Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC. It is also to explore whether PVTC has promoted entrepreneurship through its vocational training institutes located all over Punjab. This study also deals with the concept of utilization of ‘Zakat' for the purpose of vocational education as a mode for possible replication. The research objective has been to follow the progress of this institution. It has also been to record the successes of this model of a public-private ownership, a model of utilizing the ‘Zakat' to fund education projects, a value based organization, a learning organization and a highly innovative institution. The other objective is to explore the evidence of entrepreneurship education and its effectiveness in PVTC. Literature has been reviewed on vocational training and entrepreneurship education. It also reviews experience and evidence of such practice prevailing in other environment. Combined with this is the review and conceptualization of a model based on ‘zakat'. Research Methodology used is basically qualitative; data has been collected through semi structured intensive interviews and from focus groups of stakeholders. The strategies adopted to collect data in this study are “survey”, “case study” and “grounded theory.” The data collected from semi structured interviews were concluded by thematic analysis, analyzing technique of writing reports from data. NVivo software was utilized for triangulation to reduce the data bias and increase validity by comparing primary and secondary data. The findings of this research have been that the pedagogical skills offered by PVTC's are not effective for entrepreneurial potential development. Work is required for entrepreneurial curriculum development and training of PVTCs' instructors, students and practitioners. The research also reveals

  3. 高职儿童英语教育专业岗位能力实训模式研究%Model Study on Post Capability Training of Higher Vocational English Education Specialty

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    张振栋

    2012-01-01

    Children's English teachers must have extensive and solid English knowledge as well as capability for English teaching post and process. The capability contributes to children's overall and healthy growth, and improvement of teaching quality. The paper aims to probe the training mode of post capability.%儿童英语课堂教学需要的人才不仅要具备广博、扎实的英语专业知识,还必须具备教学岗位和流程所需要的能力,该种能力不仅有助于提高教学质量,还有助于促进儿童全面、健康成长。本文就如何培养该种能力进行研究,旨在探索出一套符合实际需求的高职儿童英语教育专业岗位能力实训模式。

  4. 职业教育商务英语翻译人才的培养模式研究%Research on the Training Mode of Business English Translation Talents in Vocational Education

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    汤成娟

    2016-01-01

    当前英语作为全球交流的主要语言是极其重要的,当今社会对商务英语翻译的需求是越来越高,英语翻译不觉间就成为了热门的行业。针对这类人才稀缺的问题,我们需要在人才的培养上加大力度,以职业培养为主,最后达到语言技能与商务能力的同时提高。%The current English as the main language of global communication is extremely important, today's social needs for business English translation is more and more high, English translation and it has become a hot industry. For this type of talent scarcity problem, we need to strengthen the cultivation of talents, to improve the occupation training, and finally achieve the language skills and business ability at the same time.

  5. Krashen's Input Hypothesis and Affective Filter Hypothesis ’Enlighten-ment to the Vocational English Teaching

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    LI Chun-xia

    2013-01-01

    The Krashen's second language acquisition theory have two important assumptions:input hypothesis and the affective filter hypothesis. They can guide and inspire vocational teaching, because they start from the student's learning situation, guide teachers to adjust their teaching methods, and provide better service for teaching and learning. This paper mainly analyzes the Krashen's input hypothesis and the affective filter hypothesis’enlightenment to the vocational English teaching.

  6. 转型期高职英语个性化教学应用研究%The Research on Countermeasures of Individualized Teaching of Higher Vocational English

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    吕岩

    2015-01-01

    In today’s social transition ,higher vocational education should also keep pace with the times ,constantly improve ,update ,and conform to the consistent development of the times .In 2014 ,the comprehensive vocational education work conference ,the President Xi Jinping pointed out :we should improve the quality of talent training ,and try to make every‐one have a brilliant life .Therefore ,in the new era ,the higher vocational English teaching should also comply with the demand of the development of the era ,and we apply the individ‐ualized teaching idea to the higher vocational English teaching . We should emphasize students’ individual differences ,promote students’ personalized development ,and make the different levels of students have the chance to show themselves ,meantime ,have fully devel‐opment and constant improvement .By cognizing the connotation of the individualized teach‐ing and connecting with the present situations of the higher vocational English teaching ,the paper proposes the individualized teaching’s effective ways in the higher vocational English teaching .The aims are to achieve effective teaching results ,and drive students’ initiative and enthusiasm of learning English , at the same time , it satisfies the inside needs of students’ learning and promotes the students’ comprehensive and independent development .%本文通过个性化教学内涵的认知,并结合高职英语教学现状,提出将个性化教学应用于转型期高职英语教学的有效途径,旨在实现有效的因材施教,驱动学生学习英语的主动性和积极性,满足学生学习的内在需求,促进学生全面而又自主地发展。

  7. 高职英语教学中学习策略的培养%The Cultivation of Learning Strategies in English Teaching in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    余永欢

    2015-01-01

    培养高职学生的英语学习策略是学习英语的关键,学习策略的培训可以增强高职学生的学习自主性。本文介绍了语言学习策略理论,分析了高职学生应用学习策略的现状,阐述了高职学生学习策略培养的方法,同时探讨了高职英语教师对学生学习策略培养的作用。%The cultivation of English learning strategies for the higher vocational students is the key for English study.The training of learning strategies can enhance the learning autonomy of higher vocational students.This paper introduces the theory of language learning strategy,analyzes the current situation of higher vocational students'application of learning strategies,ex-pounds the methods of higher vocational students'learning strategies and discusses the effect of higher vocational English teach-ers on the cultivation of students'learning strategies.

  8. Designing A Model of Vocational Training Programs for Disables through ODL

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    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available This study was conducted to designing a model of vocational training programs for disables. For this purpose desk review was carried out and the vocational training models/programs of Israel, U.K., Vietnam, Japan and Thailand were analyzed to form a conceptual frame work of the model. Keeping in view the local conditions/requirements a model of vocational training program was proposed. The proposed model involved the vocational training plan for the job of cashier for mild group, receptionist for moderate and computer operator for severe group. It specified the type of disability as well involved in the training plan. The model recommended the vocational training of three levels of disability; mild, moderate and severe irrespective to the type. The model consisted of details of structure, objectives, professional support involved, vocational training plan and syllabus/activities, evaluation and on job training etc. International practices regarding VT mixed with the national existing situations were critically analyzed during desk review and finally a plan of VT for disables was proposed. A survey was conducted via a questionnaire to get opinion of the heads and senior vocational instructors of Federal Government vocational training and rehabilitation centers for PWDs. The collected data was statistically analyzed to quantify the suggestions on proposed model. The major findings included that all stakeholders considered VT helpful in rehabilitation of PWDs. All heads and vocational instructors are willing to adopt this model, minimum or no extra funds are needed in its implementation, the vocational teacher employed in the centers can easily manage to adopt this model at their centers because no extra training is required for the staff and they all endorse the VT plan proposed in this model. A vocational training model is required to reduce socio-economic gap and to set professional standards by developing human resources trained in trades. The

  9. An Investigation into English Teaching Methods in Secondary Vocational Schools in Zhejiang Province

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    GUAN Shi-qing

    2016-01-01

    New requirements in English teaching were brought up under vocational curriculum reform in Zhejiang province. The work presented in this paper mainly focus on three aspects of the following:Teaching methods in class, the students’knowledge background and learning motivation. Methods used in this investigation are known as questionnaires as well as interview. Total 182 students from two Vocational Schools in Hangzhou city were surveyed in random manner, aiming at the students’knowl-edge background, learning motivation and teachers’teaching methods. Interview was used as supplementary information. It’s in order to get an entire grasp of the present situation of English teaching Methods in secondary vocational schools and to find out an effective way to solve the problems. After that, as a result of the Investigation indicates that problems still exist in second-ary vocational schools. Suggestions are to put forward some effective strategies and approaches that will improve English teach-ing quality in secondary vocational schools;what is more, according to students’choices and interests, situational teaching and layered teaching could be implemented in order to improve students’English ability.

  10. Study on English MOOC in Vocational Colleges from Educational Ecolo-gy Theory

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    2015-01-01

    From the programmed instruction method in the 1960s and 1970s to the emergence of open courses at the beginning of the 21st century and then to the fast growth of massive open online course(MOOC),online education never stops its pace on the road of research and practice with the continuous upgrade of the Internet.As the hot education revolutionary,MOOC has aroused a large number of researchers'attention.So how English MOOC develop in vocational colleges? Is there any education theory contributing to MOOC's development? What's the special MOOC mode for English in vocational colleges? These are the research topics of this thesis.

  11. An Analysis .of the Construction of Second Classroom for English in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    杨金燕

    2012-01-01

    To improve students English application abilities and cultural quality, enable them to communicate effectively in English in the future study, work and social activities, and adapt to the so- cial development in our country and intemational communication, higher vocational English teachebs should not only enrich the teach- ing contents, but also participate in, organize and guide the second English classroom activities. By organizing varies of activities, we can create a bilingual environ.ment in listening and speaking and stimulate the students" interest in l'eaming a foreign language.

  12. On Sustainable Development of Practical Oral English Contest for Vocational College Students

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    李媛媛

    2014-01-01

    English education is an important part of the strategy for sustainable development in our country,so the English language skills contest must take the way of sustainable development.Practical oral English contest has provided vocational college students with a platform to show their language skills.Its content is combined with job requirements in enterprises,intending to cultivate the students’ interpersonal communication skills in the workplace.To promote the growth of the contest,the outdated concept of English teaching must change so as to meet the challenges of the new era.

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    Sustainable Development through Agricultural. Education. ... This paper therefore focused on the ... this backdrop that this paper seeks to highlight the relevance of TVET ... products. 3. Training in basic literacy, numeracy and life skills should.

  14. Pre-Vocational Training in Arabia.

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    1981-01-01

    Discusses prevocational education in Saudi Arabia: separate schools for boys and girls, primary school curriculum, factors contributing to academic failure and dropout rates, prevocational training centers, educational facilities, program restructuring, and curriculum revitalization. (CT)

  15. 20 CFR 638.600 - Applied vocational skills training (VST) through work projects.

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    ...) The Job Corps Director shall establish procedures for administering applied vocational skills training... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Applied vocational skills training (VST..., DEPARTMENT OF LABOR JOB CORPS PROGRAM UNDER TITLE IV-B OF THE JOB TRAINING PARTNERSHIP ACT Applied...

  16. A Survey on Current English Learning Condition of Senior Vocational School Students

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    AI Shan-shan

    2015-01-01

    The study aimed to investigate the relationship of students’English proficiency level and participation condition.70 students from National Senior Commercial & Industrial Vocational School participated in this study. The analysis method was one-way ANOVA, that is, one-way analysis of variance. The results showed that strategy and emotion participation influenced students’English proficiency level largely. In the end, the results were discussed and some pedagogical implications and sugges⁃tions for further study were also presented.

  17. The Effect of Training on the Discrimination of English Vowels.

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    Cenoz, Jasone; Lecumberri, Luisa Garcie

    1999-01-01

    Analyzes the effect of training on perception of English vowels by native speakers of Basque and Spanish. University students who took a training course in English phonetics completed questionnaires and vowel perception tests. Findings confirm that training exerts a positive effect on the perception of English vowels and that this effect is also…

  18. Methodologies for Teaching English to Adult Students in Spanish Vocational Education Programs

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    Castañeda, Sergio Bernal

    2016-01-01

    This paper explores strategies used by teachers of English in Spain to compensate for learning limitations associated with student age. As part of a qualitative study of multiple cases, twenty teachers from different vocational programs volunteered to participate in semi-structured interviews. The interviews revealed the difficulties that older…

  19. The Negative Transfer of Mother Tongue in Vocabulary of Non-English Majors in Vocational Colleges

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    李亚妮

    2012-01-01

      The transfer of mother tongue has always been influencing students in second language acquisition. This paper at⁃tempts to analyze the negative transfer in vocabulary of non-English majors in vocational colleges and briefly proposes some strategies to reduce the negative transfer of mother tongue.

  20. Methodologies for Teaching English to Adult Students in Spanish Vocational Education Programs

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    Castañeda, Sergio Bernal

    2016-01-01

    This paper explores strategies used by teachers of English in Spain to compensate for learning limitations associated with student age. As part of a qualitative study of multiple cases, twenty teachers from different vocational programs volunteered to participate in semi-structured interviews. The interviews revealed the difficulties that older…

  1. EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Classroom Discourse Analysis of a Vocational College and Some Reflections

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    Xin, Liu; Luzheng, Lou; Biru, Shi

    2011-01-01

    The application of classroom discourse analysis of foreign language teaching and learning can reveal much about how teachers perform in their teaching practice and how to make improvement. In this paper, the author tries to reveal the present state of EFL (English as a foreign language) classrooms in a vocational college from the angle of…

  2. A Study of Vocational College English Teaching Based on Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

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    陈映丹; 江晶鑫

    2015-01-01

    Piaget has taught us that we learn a great deal about how students think by listening carefully during the class,by paying attention to their own ways of solving problems.If English teachers understand the Vocational College students’ thinking,they will be better able to match teaching methods to students’ abilities.

  3. A Study of Vocational College English Teaching Based on Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

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    陈映丹; 江晶鑫

    2015-01-01

    Piaget has taught us that we learn a great deal about how students think by listening carefully during the class,by paying attention to their own ways of solving problems. If English teachers understand the Vocational College students' thinking,they will be better able to match teaching methods to students' abilities.

  4. A Study on Task-based Approach in Vocational College English Teaching

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    刘莹

    2012-01-01

    The traditional teaching approach has long been concerned with imparting know!edge, and many college teachers still opt for this method in their practice In English class teachers choose to emphasize ma the language points, ignoring that English lan- guage mainly functions as a tool of communication. On the other hand, for students the purpose of learning English is to pass the examination. This traditional approach fails to cultivate students" communicative ability in English . In recent years, however, the general shift from a knowledge-based education to an ability-oriented one makes it an imperative to reform the traditional teaching methods. As a new kind of teaching theory and teaching act!vity, task-based approach(TBA) has been introduced and applieded by English teachers in China, especially those engaged in English teaching in higher vocational colleges.

  5. A Tentative Study on Teaching Arts in Vocational English Class

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    Wang, Juan

    2009-01-01

    Nowadays, it is a vigorously-developing project to improve teaching arts in English class. As a result, this article focuses on how to improve English teaching efficiency, how to improve English teaching quality, how to encourage students to participate in studying activities actively as well as how to deal with teaching links at class.

  6. A virtual reality-based vocational training system (VRVTS) for people with schizophrenia in vocational rehabilitation.

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    Tsang, Mayie M Y; Man, David W K

    2013-03-01

    Employment provides schizophrenic patients with a positive identity and hope. Cognitive impairments have been suggested to slow down the progress in work rehabilitation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy and effectiveness of VR as a cognitive intervention for enhancing vocational outcomes. 95 inpatients with schizophrenia were randomly assigned to a virtual reality-based vocational training group (VRG), a therapist-administered group (TAG) and a conventional group (CG). Twenty-five of them in each group had completed the study. Their performances were evaluated, before and after interventions, by Brief Neuropsychological Cognitive Examination, Digit Vigilance Test, Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test, Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) and Vocational Cognitive Rating Scale. Patients in the VRG were found to perform better than patients in the TAG and CG in cognitive functioning, as shown by the WCST-percentage of error (F (2, 72)=7.146, p<0.001) and the WCST-percentage of conceptual level response (F (2, 72)=8.722, p<0.001). The post-hoc test revealed that the VRG showed a better performance than both the TAG (p=0.03) and the CG (p<0.001) in the WCST-percentage of error. The VRG also showed a better performance than patients in both the TAG (p=0.01) and the CG (p<0.001) in the WCST-percentage of conceptual level response. The VRG also showed a better self-efficacy score than CG. Both VRG and TAG showed a better work performance as reflected by the on-site tests. Further studies on the use of VR in schizophrenia rehabilitation and for vocational success are discussed.

  7. Initial Vocational Training from a Company Perspective: A Comparison of British and German In-House Training Cultures

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    Pilz, Matthias

    2009-01-01

    Vocational training and skills are playing an increasingly important role in the developed economies. However, both the vocational education structure and the underlying philosophy and culture of education and training vary from country to country. What is clear, though, is that employers play a crucial role in all cases; this paper explores the…

  8. Playing to Learn——The Incorporation of Role-play Exercises into Vocational English Language Classes

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    2012-01-01

    The following paper investigates the increase in the use of role-play exercises within secondary vocational English teaching.This paper also discusses how to use role-play to stimulate students’ interest in English learning and maximize English teaching efficiency.

  9. Styles and Logical Structure of Combination of Vocational Students' English Language Skills Training and Level Ⅲ Exam%高职学生英语技能训练与三级考试相结合的方式与逻辑结构

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    2012-01-01

    This article starts from the English skills requirements of vocational high school students and Level Ⅲ Exam requirements,point out that vocational English teaching reform should be combined with Level Ⅲ Exam,focusing on students' abilities,combining with teaching,learnin and doing,adapting them to the future occupational status,English proficiency needs to truly improve the quality of graduates.%文章从对高职学生的英语技能要求和三级考试的能力要求出发,指出高职英语教学改革应当与三级考试相结合,注重学生能力的培养,做到教学做合一,使其适应未来职业岗位对英语能力的需要,真正提高毕业生的质量。

  10. Making the Hidden Curriculum the Formal Curriculum: Vocational Training in South Africa.

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    Kraak, Andre

    1991-01-01

    Critical analysis of the ideological character of vocational training initiatives implemented in South Africa, 1976-89, and comparison to "new vocationalism" in Great Britain suggest that South African training programs aim to instill capitalist values and stabilize labor relations while doing little to improve Black participation in the…

  11. Perceptions of Vocational Training with Elementary Special Education Students: A Case Study

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    Jones, Beth A.; Williams, Kashunda L.

    2011-01-01

    The present study sought to determine the perceived utility of initiating vocational training in primary education by implementing a student-operated restaurant. Specifically, this study examined the extent to which vocational education training affected school professionals', parents', and elementary special education students' perceptions of…

  12. Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Peace Education: Solomon Islands

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    Maebuta, Jack

    2011-01-01

    Technical and vocational education and training programs as a form of peace education are examined in this paper. It explores the notion of educating for a culture of peace through refocusing technical and vocational education and training programs on sustainable community development in the Solomon Islands. It further highlights the policy and…

  13. Repositioning Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for Youths Employment and National Security in Nigeria

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    Ogbunaya, T. C.; Udoudo, Ekereobong S.

    2015-01-01

    The paper focused on repositioning Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for youth's employment and national security in Nigeria. It examined briefly the concepts of technical vocational education and training (TVET), youths, unemployment and national security as well as the effects of unemployment on national security in Nigeria.…

  14. Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Peace Education: Solomon Islands

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    Maebuta, Jack

    2011-01-01

    Technical and vocational education and training programs as a form of peace education are examined in this paper. It explores the notion of educating for a culture of peace through refocusing technical and vocational education and training programs on sustainable community development in the Solomon Islands. It further highlights the policy and…

  15. Apprenticeship, Vocational Training, and Early Labor Market Outcomes--Evidence from East and West Germany

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    Riphahn, Regina T.; Zibrowius, Michael

    2016-01-01

    We study the returns to apprenticeship and vocational training for three early labor market outcomes all measured at age 25 for East and West German youths: non-employment (i.e. unemployment or out of the labor force), permanent fulltime employment, and wages. We find strong positive effects of apprenticeship and vocational training. There are no…

  16. Reflections of Vocational Comprehensive English Curriculum Reform%高职高专综合英语课程改革的几点思考

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    2014-01-01

    依据高职高专学生实际特点、职业需求和大学英语课程培养目标--培养英语综合应用能力,从高职高专综合英语教学的具体现状出发,高职高专综合英语课程改革必须改进课程教学内容和教学方法,将传统的综合英语教师单一授课主模式与现代多媒体信息教学模式相结合,使授课内容目的化,渗透在学生对应用能力测试和职业能力培养的需求中,从而将知识传授和能力、素质培养融为一体,满足学生个性化需求,培养学生应用英语的能力。同时,利用科学、实用的评价手段,实施以促进学生自主性为目标的课程考核体系的改革,进而实现高职高专为社会培养应用型英语人才的战略目标。%Based on the actual characteristics of vocational students, vocational training needs and objectives of college Eng-lish courses-English language proficiency training, starting from the specific status of integrated vocational English teach-ing, vocational comprehensive English curriculum reform must improve teaching content and teaching methods, the tradi-tional single comprehensive English teacher taught master mode with modern multimedia teaching mode combine to make the purpose of the lectures, students demand penetration testing and application ability of professional competence training, thereby imparting the knowledge and ability to integrate quality training to meet the individual needs of students, develop students' ability to use the English language. Meanwhile, the use of scientific and practical evaluation tools, implemented to promote student autonomy as the goal of the course evaluation system reform, so as to realize the strategic goal of training applied English talents for the community.

  17. Dualism and Vocational Education and Training: Creating the People Who Require Training

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    Zoellner, Don

    2012-01-01

    Governments in advanced liberal democracies have assigned Vocational Education and Training (VET) a critical role in preparing a productive workforce for the broader economy. This linkage opens the way to use economic theories to expand the understanding of VET. Noted economic theorists have described the use of one economic reductionist technique…

  18. 高职院校商务英语教师专业发展策略研究%Higher Vocational College Business English Teacher Development Strategy Study

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    文波

    2014-01-01

    随着我国经济的发展以及经济全球化发展,商务英语人才越来越得到重视。而高职院校商务英语教师作为培养商务英语人才的主力军,其自身的专业素养和能力对商务英语人才培养有决定性的作用。所以,加强商务英语教师队伍建设及提高教师的专业水平和授课能力极为重要。本文从高职院校商务英语教师专业发展的角度出发,探讨了我国高职商务英语教师专业发展的意义及其现状,并就其现状针对性地提出来相应的发展策略,以期稳步提升商务英语人才培养的质量。%With the development of China's economic development as well as economic globalization, business English talents are more open and more attention. The Business English teachers in vocational colleges as the main force of per-sonnel training of business English, their own professionalism and competence in English for business personnel training have a decisive role. Therefore, strengthening the construction business English teachers and to improve teachers' profes-sional level and teaching ability is extremely important. From the perspective of business English teachers in vocational colleges professional development, discusses the significance and status quo of Business English teachers' professional development and to raise their status targeted corresponding development strategies to increase the quality of personnel training of Business English steadily.

  19. Re-Contextualizing Vocational Didactics in Norwegian Vocational Education and Training

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    Hæge Nore

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available This article explores teachers and trainers didactical practices in different contexts in Norwegian VET: schools and workplaces. With the introduction of e-resources and e-portfolios in VET, learners as well as teachers and trainers experience a more hybrid learning-arena, which claims for a recontextualization of vocational didactics as well as re-defining roles and responsibilities of the actors. The article discuss new forms of boundary crossing, dealing with e-portfolios as boundary objects, increasing learner autonomy, transformative learning outcomes, interaction between actors and designing learning processes in hybrid learning-arenas. Vocational didactics as understood in a teacher-training context are challenged by more actors and new forms of interactivity with technological tools crossing sites. The study is based on a longitudinal study in a national project on quality assessment, interviews with teachers and trainers as well as apprenticeship training offices supported by documentary evidence from three trades: sales, plumbing and industrial mechanics.

  20. TRENDS IN VOCATIONAL TRAINING OF PHARMACISTS IN UKRAINE

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    Full Text Available Purpose: In the article there has been substantiated the practicality of analysing trends emerging in the contemporary vocational training system of pharmacists-to-be in higher medical education in Ukraine, which resulted from the requirements of the state to train competitive specialists in pharmacy in the labor market and from the demands of society in ensuring efficient and effective pharmacotherapy along with prevention of the population from the diseases. Methods: In the article there have been used theoretical methods – the method of theoretical and comparative analysis to do the review of the works of scientists on the development of pharmaceutical education in Ukraine for the period of formation and development of its sovereignty; the synthesis method for grouping trends occurring in the modern pharmaceutical industry of Ukraine, which, at present, are the reflection in modelling educational process of vocational training of pharmacists in the domestic higher educational institutions. Results: While doing the synthesis of information sources on the development of pharmaceutical education in Ukraine for the period of establishment and development of its sovereignty, there have been specified, substantiated and characterised the leading trends in the development of modern pharmaceutical industry of Ukraine, which, at present, are the reflected in modelling the educational process of vocational training of pharmacists in the domestic higher educational institutions. In the opinion of the author of the article those trends are as follows: 1 strengthening the moral principles of training for the pharmaceutical industry of Ukraine, which are based on ethics to follow in a pharmacist profession, in a communicative interaction with people needing advice of specialists-pharmacists; 2 orientation to European standards of pharmacy, which are based on high standards of customer service, an increase of social responsibility to society for the

  1. Development of Primary English Education and Teacher Training in Korea

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    Mikio, Shiga

    2008-01-01

    In 1997 English became a compulsory subject in Korean elementary schools. The education of English teachers for the elementary level was accelerated. The training curriculum was reformed according to the educational objective to enhance students' oral communication skills in English. Coupled to this change, the introduction of English Teacher…

  2. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN THE COURSE OF ENGLISH TEACHERS TRAINING

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    This article deals with English teachers training for intercultural interaction on the basis of competence approach using modular training technology, relying on interactive media communicative interaction. The research is based on the created and approved «Advanced English Guide» and «Advanced English» textbooks. It shows the principles of vocabulary selection, verbal tasks complex.

  3. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN THE COURSE OF ENGLISH TEACHERS TRAINING

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    Meshcheryakova, E.V.

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available This article deals with English teachers training for intercultural interaction on the basis of competence approach using modular training technology, relying on interactive media communicative interaction. The research is based on the created and approved «Advanced English Guide» and «Advanced English» textbooks. It shows the principles of vocabulary selection, verbal tasks complex.

  4. On the causes and strategies of the major tense errors in vocational school students’ English writing

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    王玲玲

    2015-01-01

    English writing has been increasingly important nowadays.Cultivating students’written skills has become one of the most important tasks in vocational school English teaching But,because of the lack of linguistic competence,effective vocabulary,and basic writing skills as well as the negative effects from mother tongue and cultural differences between China and western world,numerous kinds of mistakes occur in English writing.In view of this,the author found the most frequently-made mistake in students’English writing,based on personal teaching practice and research,is the improper employment of English tenses,and the main error converges at the present perfect tense.This thesis mainly analyzes the reasons and the possible solutions from two aspects:mother tongue transfer and tense confusion and ends up with the strategies of improving the writing abilities of the concerned students.

  5. On How to Improve Spoken English Teaching on Business of Liuzhou City Vocational College

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    喻馨锐

    2013-01-01

      Nowadays, China’s foreign trade can not be compared with what it was before. As the foreign trade business has devel⁃oped rapidly, a great deal of qualified talents on economy and trades are needed. These kinds of talents are supposed to master aca⁃demic knowledge of economy and trade as well as the related business knowledge. Moreover, they should have excellent competenc⁃es of expressing themselves orally in foreign language. English is the popular language that is used in international communication. All English majors in Liuzhou City Vocational College (LCVC) are majoring in Business English. According to some research, one of the weakest abilities of business major is spoken English. Hence, it becomes an important task for teachers to enhance students ’ spoken English competence on business. This article is talking about this teaching condition and to make some analyzes and put forward some reform suggestions based on the investigation.

  6. A Research on the Reform of Oral English Teaching in Higher Vocational Public English%高职公共英语口语教学改革的探索

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    王阳

    2012-01-01

    加强高职人才培养的国际化,是时代对高职教育提出的迫切要求,而学生外语能力的掌握和提高。是高职人才培养国际化的重要内容。为提高高职学生的英语口语能力,要推翻传统观念,改进教学方法;根据不同学习内容,精心设计课堂,创设语境;利用现代化手段,丰富英语文化生活。%Strengthening the internationalization of higher vocational talents' training is the urgent demand of times for higher vocational education. However, the mastery and improvement of students' foreign language ability is the important content of the internationalization of higher vocational talents' training. In order to improve higher vocational students' oral English ability, it needs to pull down traditional concept, and improve teaching method. According to different learning content, it needs to design classroom elaborately, create language environment, make use of modern approach, and enrich English culture living.

  7. Estudy of the values for the employability in vocational training

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    Clemente Rodríguez Sabiote

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available In a moment of economic crisis where the percentage of unemployed from among 20 to 30 years in Spain is very worrying, the youth should be more prepared that never for its insertion to the labor market, with the desire added of a lasting and worthy employment. Because of these reflections is born our desire to carry out an empirical investigation relating tothe Regulated vocational training adolescents employability of the Province of Granada whose studies be on the verge of finalizing and whose labor expectations are uncertain. But, ¿This youth is prepared to agree to this market?, ¿The form in which the life be planted is facilitated it or is complicated it?, ¿What importance they have the demands of the employers for this collective one? Through our investigation we observe up to what point affects and even what point they are prepared to agree to the labor market and we propose a series of interesting educational and pedagogical applications for the centers of vocational training.

  8. The Reforming of Vocational Teacher Training Colleges in Turkey

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    Çavuşoğlu, Abdullah; Günay, Durmuş

    In Turkey, for many decades college level technical education has been in the form of two main tracks: namely the "Faculty of Engineering" and the "Faculty of Technical Education". The Faculties of Engineering are very similar to engineering schools and colleges around the world; they train engineering students. The "Faculties of Technical Education" are similar to the "Schools of Applied Sciences" that many European countries have. The graduates of these schools are either employed at high schools as teachers at technical or vocational high schools, self employed or employed at other governmental organizations as technical staff. Due to the employability problems that the graduates of these schools have faced in recent years and the suggestions made by the The Council of the Higher Education of Turkey (CoHE), Turkish parliament has recently took a decision to close down these colleges and open new colleges called "Faculty of Technology" in November of 2009. According to the CoHE, these new faculties will train engineering students. The graduates of these faculties can also become teachers at the technical or vocational high schools if they get teaching certificate. This paper discusses the content, outlook, and prospects of this recent reform.

  9. A new Model of Vocational Education and Training in Brasov County

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    Ivan, M.

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of the paper is to describe the vocational system and its benefits from both the economic and social perspective, and analyze its implementation in Romania, the German Vocational School Kronstadt being the first vocational school in our country. The results of the research at the Schaeffler Romania company, the top economic agent that provides the practical training for many students involved in this educational system, have emphasized the specific contributions of vocational education and training which are beneficial not only for students but also for the company itself, as well as for the entire society.

  10. 高职英语教师行业化发展的现状及措施%Current Situation and Measures of the English Teachers’Professional Development in Vocational College

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    潘莎

    2014-01-01

    增强行业英语教师的专业化水平是提高高职英语课程教学质量的重要工作,也是高职院校实现人才培养目标的必然趋势。高职院校行业英语师资现状、教学现状制约着行业英语课程的开设和实施。以宜春职业技术学院外语系的现状为基础,讨论高职行业英语教师的培养策略。%Enhancement of English teachers’ professional level is an important work to improve the teaching quality of English course in higher vocational colleges, also is the inevitable trend of higher vocational colleges ’personnel training goal. The current situation of English teachers and teaching in higher vocational colleges restricts the opening and the implementation of professional English course. Based on the status of the foreign language department of yichun vocational technical college as the foundation,the teacher discusses the strategies of cultivating higher vocational English teachers.

  11. Game play in vocational training and engineering education

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    Bjarne A. Foss

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    Full Text Available Educational games may create a new and improved learning culture by drawing advantage of the new knowledge and skills of today’s students obtained from extensive use of interactive game software. This paper presents a design basis and online learning resources taking advantage of game-related features like a high degree of interactivity, attractive graphics, a dynamical virtual universe, and an incentive system to promote prolonged and more advanced use. The educational resources, denoted PIDstop, are targeted towards the engineering domain. Feedback from over 2000 users clearly indicates that PIDstop has a positive learning effect. Training packages for vocational training of Automation Technicians is emphasized in this paper. Such learning resources must have a limited mathematical complexity; hence, the representation should be rather descriptive. Evaluation of learning resources to assess the actual learning effect is important, and a two-step procedure based on formative and summative evaluation is proposed for this purpose.

  12. Investigation on the Status Quo of Migrant Workers’ Motivation for Vocational Training

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    Jianhua; HE; Lu; ZUO

    2013-01-01

    The understanding of migrant workers’motivation for training is of significant importance to promote the vocational training effectiveness.The survey study of 626 migrant workers in Guangdong province identified that occupational development motivation is the most intensive,followed by the social environment and job responsibility while cognitive interest and interrelationship are among the least.Therefore,the authors suggest that appropriate guidance should be conducted to facilitate migrant workers’motivation in vocational training participation,and vocational training design and management should be delivered on the basis of motivation features.

  13. Task-based teaching approach and its application in oral class of tourism English in high vocational college

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    李铭婷

    2016-01-01

    This paper provides arguments in favour of using task-based approach in the study of oral class for students major in Tourism English in high vocational college. Tourism industry develops quickly in recent decades, as a result, the need for tour guide increased dramatically. High vocational college always takes the responsibility to meet this need. However, tourists have higher standard for tour guide. Communication ability plays a crucial role for tour guide during their tour. This paper discusses how task-based teaching approach applied to students majoring in Tourism English in high vocational college.

  14. Task-based English Teaching in Vocational Colleges

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    刘莹

    2013-01-01

    Task-based Approach is “human-oriented". It is based on students practical life. It makes use of all the resources, including students, teachers and environment, wrnch can ennch teacher's teaching contents and make students use English creatively.

  15. Forming Social Partnership Policy in Vocational Training of Service Sector Specialists in Germany and Austria

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    Kredenets Nadiya

    2016-01-01

    The article deals with the problem of forming social partnership policy in vocational training of service sector specialists in Germany and Austria. The foreign and domestic pedagogical experience in establishing an effective system of social partnership in vocational education has been analyzed. The author has considered main factors of social partnership development in vocational education that influence the forming of normative and legal support; a multilevel structure of government manage...

  16. Formative Evaluation of English in Vocational Colleges from a Humanis-tic Perspective

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    XU Hui

    2016-01-01

    The existing summative evaluation method cannot reveal all the relevant facts about students’learning, potentially leading students to only pay attention to memorizing fragmented language knowledge instead of improving their communicative competence. Therefore, the formative evaluation method should be used to supplement the current summative evaluation meth-od in College English teaching in vocational institutes. When using formative evaluation, plans and objectives need to be de-signed, tools for evaluation selected, information collected regularly, and plans adjusted accordingly.

  17. The Dilemma of English Teaching in the EFL Classroom in a Vocational Technical Institute

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    YAN Juan

    2015-01-01

    English teachers are commonly confronted with the dilemma in the EFL classroom. However, Ellis (2009) mentioned that less attention has been paid to this domain. The aim of this paper is to examine sources of demotivation among 17 English teachers in a vocational technical institute in China. The findings indicated that teacher demotivation is mainly attributed to six factors: the discordance among the polarization of student language proficiency level, big class size and inappropriate course book, inhibited teacher self-efficacy, government-mandated policy, inadequate school facilities and low student self-autonomy/self-efficacy.

  18. Register of the Translated Vocative Sentences in Qur`anic Texts into English

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    Nida S. Omar

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available In general, a vocative sentence is used to attract the attention of the addressee. Occasionally, a new meaning is determined by the context when the vocative sentence veers away from its original meaning to produce different purposes, such as reprimand, exclamation, allurement, recollection, call for help, particularization, and grief. We investigated the rhetorical message of English Qur`anic vocative sentences rendered in terms of language variables in a context of situation. We aim to obtain an adequate answer to the question “What is the extent of the sustenance of the rhetorical message in English translation in terms of (field, tenor, and mode functions compared with the same terms in the original message?” The data were collected from various chapters of the Qur`an. The rendered data were analysed according to the register’s theory of Halliday and Hassan (1985 to track the differences in the rhetorical message of Arabic and English. The rhetorical message was not preserved entirely, only occasionally. We present a practical study for new translators who are interested in religious translation

  19. A Study on Teacher Autonomy in English Language Teacher’s Profes-sional Development in Vocational Colleges

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    ZHU Lan

    2016-01-01

    Teacher professional development (TPD), which is related with teacher education, has been the topic of vital signifi-cance in the world educational reform. There are diverse modes and approaches of teacher development, among which, teacher autonomy (TA) is a new concept. It is relatively new and has received insufficient attention in China, especially in vocational col-leges. The related research of this kind on English teachers in vocational colleges is far from enough. Based on this situation, some investigations were conducted on the topic of TA among 5 vocational colleges in Kunming, Yunnan Province. By utilizing questionnaires and interviews as the main investigation tools, the present author conducted the survey of the current situation of the English teachers’professional development and the existing problems, aiming at exploring the effective ways of promoting English language teachers’(autonomy) development in the context of vocational colleges.

  20. Occupational safety training and practices in selected vocational training institutions and workplaces in Kampala, Uganda.

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    Kintu, Denis; Kyakula, Michael; Kikomeko, Joseph

    2015-01-01

    Several industrial accidents, some of them fatal, have been reported in Uganda. Causes could include training gaps in vocational training institutions (VTIs) and workplaces. This study investigated how occupational safety training in VTIs and workplaces is implemented. The study was carried out in five selected VTIs and workplaces in Kampala. Data were collected from instructors, workshop technicians, students, workshop managers, production supervisors, machine operators and new technicians in the workplaces. A total of 35 respondents participated in the study. The results revealed that all curricula in VTIs include a component of safety but little is practiced in VTI workshops; in workplaces no specific training content was followed and there were no regular consultations between VTIs and industry on safety skills requirements, resulting in a mismatch in safety skills training. The major constraints to safety training include inadequate funds to purchase safety equipment and inadequate literature on safety.

  1. Still a Perfect Model? The Gender Impact of Vocational Training in Germany

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    Haasler, Simone R.; Gottschall, Karin

    2015-01-01

    Reconstructing the parallel structure of "dual" and "school-based" vocational routes reveals the close connection between the German vocational training system and the segmentation of the labour market by gender. The example of jobs in childcare and pre-primary education shows that the legacy of semi-professionalism in these…

  2. A Thought on The Teaching of Vocational English%对高职英语教学的思考

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    王宏宇

    2015-01-01

    高职英语教学一直以来都是教学领域里较为薄弱的环节,因此对高职英语教学的改进与变革十分重要.教师对高职英语的教学态度、现阶段办学过程中采取的办学模式等都可能是导致学生丧失对高职英语学习兴趣的原因.文章通过比较分析了传统英语教学模式存在的弊端,列举了高职英语教学中存在的主要问题,强调了在新的英语教学模式下高职英语教师的作用,提出了改进高职英语教学的具体措施.%The teaching of vocational English has always been a relatively weak part of the teaching field,thus it is important to improve and reform the teaching of vocational English,teachers' teaching attitude of English,and current schooling mode may all be the causes which deprives students' interest in learning vocational English,this paper compared and analyzed the drawbacks existing in traditional teaching mode of English,listed the main problems in the teaching of vocational English,stressed the effect of vocational English teacher in the context of the new English teaching mode and put forward specific measures to improve the teaching of vocational English.

  3. Attitudes of Irish dental graduates to vocational training.

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    McKenna, G

    2010-05-01

    Vocational training (VT) is a mandatory 12 month period for UK dental graduates after graduation. Graduates of Irish Dental Schools are eligible to enter the general dental service in Ireland or obtain an NHS performers list number in the UK immediately after qualification. Reports would suggest that some graduates of Irish Dental Schools are choosing to take part in VT in the UK and find the experience beneficial. This study aimed to record the uptake of VT amongst recent graduates from University College Cork and to document their experiences. It was designed to compare the attitudes and experiences of graduates of Irish Dental Schools who undertook VT compared with those who entered the general dental service.

  4. English Pronunciation Teaching Reform in Vocational College English Professional%高职高专英语专业英语语音教学改革

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    吴娅敏

    2012-01-01

    This paper analyzes the importance of English speech and vocational college English professional English voice teaching universal problems,combined with the Wuhan Polytechnic,Foreign Language Institute,English professional English pronunciation teaching and research in higher vocational English pronunciation teaching reform.%本文通过分析英语语音的重要性以及现在高职高专英语专业英语语音教学存在的普遍问题,结合武汉职业技术学院外语学院英语专业英语语音教学改革情况,研究高职高专英语专业英语语音教学改革。

  5. DoD Needs to Improve Vocational Training Efforts to Develop the Afghan National Security Forces Infrastructure Maintenance Capabilities

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    2012-06-18

    level (apprentice, journeyman, or craftsman ) in each facility maintenance trade and stated that training will continue until the students demonstrate...11A performance standard for a vocational skill level could be an apprentice, journeyman, or craftsman . A vocation type for

  6. Neoliberal Economic Markets in Vocational Education and Training: Shifts in Perceptions and Practices in Private Vocational Education and Training in Melbourne, Australia

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    Pasura, Rinos

    2014-01-01

    This article argues that the adoption of the competitive Vocational Education and Training (VET) markets in Australia resulted in shifts in institutional perceptions and practices. Using situated experiences and perspectives from quality assurance auditors, training managers, international students and VET teachers from seven commercial for-profit…

  7. Technical Education and Vocational Training in Central Africa. Feasibility Survey of the Regional Development of Rapid Vocational Training: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, and Gabon.

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    Organization for Rehabilitation through Training, Geneva (Switzerland).

    This final report is the result of a survey requested by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and undertaken by the Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (ORT) of four countries (Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, and Gabon) and a conference on vocational training sponsored by the Economic and Customs…

  8. The Mind Map for Vocabulary Teaching of Vocational Business English

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    李静

    2016-01-01

    Mind map is the tool of converting abstract mind into concrete image. Students can understand and memorize business English vocabulary from horizontal and vertical angles with the aim of breaking through the traditional business Enlish teaching mode for vocabulary,so as to help students learn more efficiently and independently.

  9. Analysis of vocational students in English writing errors

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    2011-01-01

    Based on error analysis theory,this thesis studies Chinese EFL learners 'writings from the perspective of errors.It proceeds to summarize some features of students' errors to remind English teachers to be more aware of them.With abundant methodological en

  10. 77 FR 41391 - Final Priority; Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Vocational Rehabilitation and...

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    2012-07-13

    ... Network, including Regional Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Centers to disseminate... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Final Priority; Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Vocational Rehabilitation and...

  11. Using the Process Approach to Teach English Writing to Vocational Stu-dents

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    XU Hui

    2016-01-01

    Based on an analysis of current English writing and teaching conditions in vocational institutes, it is proposed that the methods used to teach English writing should be changed to a process oriented approach. In the planning, drafting, revising, and post-writing stages, students are fully involved in the process of monitoring their own and the written works of others through a series of cooperative activities among the students and guiding activities directed by the teacher. As a result, in the process of co-operative discussions aimed at identifying and resolving problems, their writing habits will be improved, their interest in English writing will be stimulated, and their research and writing skills will be further developed.

  12. Applying Communicative Language Teching to Improve English Teching Effectiveness in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    廖健

    2011-01-01

    Communicative language teaching (CLT),as a language teaching approach,aiming at teaching second languages for the ultimate goal of communication,has been known and widely practiced by Chinese teachers in their English teaching.But due to the limitations of both students and teachers,CLT is not executed successfully in quite a lot of higher vocational colleges.To carry it out successfully in English classrooms,the following important factors should be seriously taken into account:understanding communicative competence,class instruction in English pragmatics,teachers' role in CLT and assessment of communicative language ability.Hopefully,through discussion of these key aspects of CLT,guiding effect can be produced on improving teaching efficiency through CLT from the perspective of teachers.

  13. Competency-Based Training, Global Skills Mobility and the Teaching of International Students in Vocational Education and Training

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    Tran, Ly Thi; Nyland, Chris

    2013-01-01

    In Australia, all vocational education and training (VET) qualifications must be based on competency-based training (CBT) and training packages. Yet, since 2005, there has been a major expansion in the number of VET international students in Australia, 85% of whom are from Asia. Given this development, the teaching and learning contexts in which…

  14. Enhancing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Nigeria for Sustainable Development: Competency-Based Training (CBT) Approach

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    Okoye, K. R. E.; Michael, Ofonmbuk Isaac

    2015-01-01

    This paper attempts to examine the concept of Competency-Based Training (CBT) as a veritable mode of delivery of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and at the same time highlights some of the strengths and weaknesses of implementing competency-base training. The characteristics, principles and benefits of CBT were also x-rayed.…

  15. 试论高职高专学校英语口语教学%The oral English teaching in higher vocational colleges

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    王祯祯

    2013-01-01

    Higher vocational education mainly trains the high-level professionals engaged in the production, technology, management and service work, which requires higher vocational education should have close contact with students in the future work. Specific to the English teaching, require students to have good English communication skills, and therefore requires English teachers to improve the oral communicative competence of students. This article from thoroughly changing the teaching concept of traditional oral English, to help students overcome the psychological problems of spoken language learning and use various methods to practice oral English training, through extracurricular activities to form a good English learning environment four aspects are discussed.%高职高专教育所培养的主要是从事生产、技术、管理与服务等一线工作的高层次实用型人才,这就要求高职高专教学应当与学生今后的工作具有紧密联系。具体到英语教学上,就要求学生们具有良好的英语口语沟通能力,因而也就需要英语教师致力于提升学生们的口语交际能力。本文从彻底转变传统口语教学观念、全力帮助学生克服口语学习中的心理问题、运用多种方法实施英语口语训练、通过开展课外活动形成良好的口语学习环境等四个方面进行了论述。

  16. The Application of English Movies in English Teaching of Higher Vocational Colleges%英文原版电影在高职英语教学中的运用

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    李广华

    2015-01-01

    电影是重要的文化载体,是一门综合的艺术,以其独特的魅力吸引着数不清的观众。英文原版电影为英语学习者提供了纯正的语言学习环境,是理想的外语学习工具之一。目前高职学生明显对英语学习缺乏兴趣,英语教学效果不理想。本文旨在探讨通过在英语教学加入英语电影,培养学生学习英语的兴趣,提高英语听说能力,培养学生的跨文化意识的可行性。%Movie is an important carrier of culture and a comprehensive art. It has attracted numerous audience with its unique charm. English movie can provide English learners with the authentic language learning environment and it is an ideal language learning tool. At present,higher vocational college students lack the interest to learn English and the effect of English teaching is not good. This article will explore the feasibility of cultivating students' interest in learning English, improving their English listening and speaking ability, and training students' cross-cultural awareness through the application of English movies in English teaching of higher vocational colleges.

  17. Employer Engagement with the Vocational Education and Training System in Australia. Occasional Paper

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    Stanwick, John

    2009-01-01

    This paper is a review of literature on employer engagement with vocational education and training (VET). The main conclusion is that the major form of engagement is through the competency-based training system, which is manifested through training packages. Another way employers are encouraged to engage with VET is through competition amongst…

  18. Internationalisation of Vocational Education and Training: An Adapting Curve for Teachers and Learners

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    Tran, Ly Thi

    2013-01-01

    Competency-based training and training packages are mandatory for Australian vocational education and training (VET). VET qualifications are designed to provide learners with skills, knowledge, and attributes required for Australian workplaces. Yet, toward the end of December 2011, there were 171,237 international student enrolments in the…

  19. Innovative Approaches to Vocational Education Teachers′ Training Within the Educational Space of European Countries

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    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available The article examines the main approaches to content, forms and methods of training future teachers of vocational education in Europe. It has been found that the structure and content according to national traditions and European standards have led to success of European vocational education. It has been proved that training is practiceoriented, has a solid fundamental basis and is interdisciplinary, effectively contributes to the forming of a professional outlook. We have identified common trends in training teachers of vocational education: flexible training programs based on a broad concept of competence and establishment of closer links between education institutions and research laboratories; greater attention to quality control through a large diversity in the education content; increasing autonomy of education institutions that widens their perspectives, obligatory research and innovation projects within training of future vocational education teachers, diversity of forms and methods of professional training that develops creative innovative thinking, the importance of using ICTs in the training. All these aspects prove innovative nature of European education and great opportunities for training future vocational education teachers′ readiness for creative professional activity.

  20. Vocational Education and Training for the Hotel and Catering Industry in the Federal Republic of Germany. Report of a Visiting Party. Studies in Vocational Education and Training in the Federal Republic of Germany. Number Eight.

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    Ripper, Chris, Ed.; Russell, Russ, Ed.

    A party of vocational educators from the United Kingdom (UK) traveled to the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) to examine West German vocational education and training for the hotel and catering industry. During the study, the investigators examined the training with respect to regulations, the content of training, and the structure of the…

  1. Vocational Education and Training for the Hotel and Catering Industry in the Federal Republic of Germany. Report of a Visiting Party. Studies in Vocational Education and Training in the Federal Republic of Germany. Number Eight.

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    Ripper, Chris, Ed.; Russell, Russ, Ed.

    A party of vocational educators from the United Kingdom (UK) traveled to the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) to examine West German vocational education and training for the hotel and catering industry. During the study, the investigators examined the training with respect to regulations, the content of training, and the structure of the…

  2. 高职英语对话教学的策略%Higher Vocational English Dialogue Teaching Strategy

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    董勇艳; 俞华萍

    2014-01-01

    在高职教育中要增加英语教学的比重,加大高职在校生学习英语的要求,同时为了提高学生实际运用英语的能力,还需要提高对话教学在英语教育中的作用,对高职英语中的对话教学进行了探讨,研究对话教学的相关策略,为广大高职英语教学提供参考意见。%To increase the proportion of English teaching in higher vocational education,English learning of vocational college students increase requirements,at the same time in order to improve the students’ practical ability to use English,but also the need to improve the role of dialogue teaching in English education,this paper on the dialogue in vocational college English teaching are discussed,the strategy research of the dialogue teaching,provide a reference for the majority of English teaching in Higher vocational colleges.

  3. Blended Learning in the Vocational Education and Training System in Tanzania: Understanding Vocational Educators’ Perceptions

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    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available In a constructivist world of teaching and learning, opportunities to acquire and develop the knowledge and practical skills necessary to design, establish, and deploy blended learning in vocational education and training (VET programs delivery is a labour-market-driven. The paper examines VET educator’s pleas about the need for the design, adoption and deployment of blended learning in VET programs delivery in Tanzania. A single case study design with an in-depth interview and focus group discussion was conducted with 15 VET educators in three VET colleges in both Morogoro and Dar es Salaam regions. Snowball and purposive sampling were used to obtain sample respondents. For the data analysis, content analysis was employed to condense data obtained from interviews and focus group discussion. It was found that continuous professional development, institutional arrangements, and support should be provided online to facilitate the design, adoption and use of blended learning in VET. We recommend that locally designed blended learning should be relevant to the environment of both students and teachers. In reality, the interplay between blended learning, imparting knowledge and practical skills remain the key focus of future research.

  4. New Models on Higher Vocational English Education and Teaching Reform:A Constructivist Perspective Based on CALL WALL

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    王艳萍; 丁宁

    2016-01-01

    Under the circumstance of higher vocational education developing rapidly and educational reform continuously deepening, esp.the variation of freshmen,the major issue of this study is to probe into new models on higher vocational English teaching reform from a constructivist perspective based on CALL WALL.The author of the article is expected to dwell on the concrete means and methods of the new models on higher vocational public English teaching reform based on students'actual situation and the author's rich teaching experience of many years by applying quantitative statistical analysis methodology of data to cultivate students'abilities of individualized self -learning and cooperative study and arouse their interest in learning English to foster their comprehensive cultural quality and meet the needs of social development in our country and international communication.

  5. 英语翻转课堂促进幼师职业核心能力培养刍议%On the promotion of English flipped classroom in preschool educators’vocational core competences cultivation

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    林学梅

    2016-01-01

    With the high-speed development of information technology and the advent of knowledge-based economy sci-oety,the cultivation of students'vocational core competences in higher vocational colleges is of greater importance. The college English training goals are highly unified to the demands of vocational core competences.With the combination of microlecture re-sources and flipped classroom to establish a new English teaching mode-microlecture based “English flipped classroom”,has positive effects on cultivating higher vocational preschool educators’vocational core competences.%高职院校对学生职业核心能力的培养随着信息技术的高速发展以及知识经济社会的到来而愈发重要。大学英语培养目标与职业核心能力的培养需求高度统一。文章结合微课资源和翻转课堂模式建立起的新型英语教学模式———基于微课的英语翻转课堂,对高职幼师职业核心能力的培养有着积极作用。

  6. From Vocational Training to Open Learning Environments: Vocational Special Needs Education during Change

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    Hirvonen, Maija

    2011-01-01

    This paper describes the development of education of students with special needs in vocational education. The paper is based on a case study research conducted in 2001-2005 in Jyvaskyla Municipal Federation of Vocational Education in Central Finland. The study consisted of two parts: firstly of the historical analysis of special educational…

  7. Forming Social Partnership Policy in Vocational Training of Service Sector Specialists in Germany and Austria

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    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available The article deals with the problem of forming social partnership policy in vocational training of service sector specialists in Germany and Austria. The foreign and domestic pedagogical experience in establishing an effective system of social partnership in vocational education has been analyzed. The author has considered main factors of social partnership development in vocational education that influence the forming of normative and legal support; a multilevel structure of government management, powers of employers and trade unions, regional economic development authorities of local government (industrial, commercial, trade, agricultural units, professional orientation of future specialists vocational education institutions and enterprises where specialists are trained; continuous monitoring of labour market needs and dynamic response to its changes; mechanisms of multivariate and multilevel approach to vocational education funding. Based on the analysis of scientific and reference sources the author has concluded that the main feature of vocational education in Germany and Austria is the participation of social partners who make common decisions and bear responsibility for normative and legal support; a multilevel management structure; monitoring of labour market needs and dynamic response to its changes; an optimal combination of theoretical and practical vocational training of future specialists.

  8. A Study on the Effects of English Teachers'Nonverbal Behavior on the Classroom Teaching in Higher Vocational College

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    蔡兰珍; 赵志霞

    2015-01-01

    The two main communications between the teacher and students in the classroom teaching are teachers'verbal and nonverbal behavior.The teachers teach students knowledge in words and convey a large amount of information using nonverbal behavior.These nonverbal behavior exert a subtle influence on the students,thus affect the classroom teaching.The English teachers'classroom nonverbal behavior in a higher vocational college in Gansu province was investigated through question-naires.The results indicate that the teachers'behaviors affect the different aspects of students and then influence the effective-ness of teaching on English classroom teaching in higher vocational college.

  9. Vocational English Course Design by Mode of Two-- way Syncretizing of GE+ EOP%多方位职业渗透的高职英语GE+EOP双轨融合课程设计

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    侯俊

    2012-01-01

    高职英语课程是一门以职业为导向的课程,注重培养学生在未来工作岗位上运用英语完成工作任务的能力。当前高职院校存在学制短、学生基础薄弱的状况,造成英语课程偏重学生基础英语能力的培养。忽视职业英语能力的训练。本文以需求分析为基础,在语言学习和教学相关理论的指导下,融合基础英语和职业英语课程,探讨课程内容的融合、教学方法的选择、评估体系的完善诸多方面的问题,为开发具有职业特色的高职英语课程进行了有益尝试。%Vocational English is a career--oriented course, focusing on students' ability of applying English to complete their work tasks in the future work. At present, short educational system and students' weak foundation exist in the current vocational colleges. This results that the English course emphasizes on the students' basic English ability, ignores occupational English ability training. Based on the need analysis, the guidance of language learning and teaching theory, the fusion of general English and vocational English, integration of curriculum content, choice of teaching methods, improvement of the evaluation system etc. , this paper undertakes beneficial attempt as the development of vocational English course with occupational characteristic.

  10. The Role of Vocational Education and Training in the Labour Market Outcomes of People with Disabilities. A National Vocational Education and Training Research and Evaluation Program Report

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    Polidano, Cain; Mavromaras, Kostas

    2010-01-01

    Low levels of education generally among people with a disability is one of the factors contributing to their lower rate of labour market participation. What role vocational education and training (VET) plays in ameliorating this is the focus of this report. Using data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics of Australia surveys, the report…

  11. On the Training of Business English Students' Critical thinking Ability in Higher Vocational Collegexxl%高职商务英语专业学生思辨能力培养研究

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    包尕娃

    2012-01-01

    Critical Thinking is a key component of English majors. However, the development of critical thinking still needs to be paid more attention, and there's not widely common sense about the approaches of developing the critical thinking. This paper reviewed the cultivation of critical thinking, analyzed the importance and put forward suggestion for development of critical thinking skills.%摘要:思辨能力是英语专业学生综合素质的一个重要组成部分,然而目前对思辨能力的培养还未引走广泛的重视,如何培养思辨能力也未引起广泛的共识。本文对思辨能力培养进行了梳理,对思辨能力的重要意义进行了分析,提出了对高职商务英语专业思辨能力培养的建议

  12. English Business Communication Skills Training Needs of Non-Native English-Speaking Managers: A Case in Taiwan.

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    Tsui, Chia-Jung

    1992-01-01

    Discusses results of a survey of managers in high-technology industry in Taiwan regarding their needs for English business communication skills in the workplace. Finds that English conversation and English telephoning are the most urgently needed training courses. (SR)

  13. A Study on the Interactive Teaching Mode in Five-year Higher Vocational English Class%五年制高职英语课堂互动式教学模式的研究

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    梁超

    2012-01-01

    本文在分析五年制高职英语课堂传统教学模式的基础上,研究和探索一种全新的互动式教学模式,以提高学生运用英语进行交际的能力,达到提高教学效率的目的。%As everybody knows, classroom interaction is a common participation of face-to-face interpersonal interaction activities between a teacher and his students. Successful management of classroom interaction is the key to improving teaching efficiency and effectiveness. Based on the analysis of the traditional teaching model of five-year higher vocational English, this article is for the purpose of studying and exploring one brand-new five-year higher vocational English classroom teaching mode, interactive teaching mode, to achieve the goal of training students' communicative competence in English.

  14. Secondary Vocational School English Teachers' Studio Construction Analysis%中职学校英语教师工作室建设分析

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    崔晓翠

    2014-01-01

    Now there are many teachers in vocational schools using the traditional teacher, students listen cramming teach-ing mode, which seriously affected the students' interest in learning English, coupled with poor basic English students, tea-chers make learning English is boring to explain and traditional teaching mode passive lectures of students. To promote the professional development of teachers, improve teaching quality, we learn from the experience of teachers around the studio, in order to rely on vocational English teacher, leading modern advanced English teaching resources and teaching methods, the construction of the studio by teachers trained a concept advanced, advanced teaching methods, advanced English teachers teaching achievements.%现在的中职学校还有许多教师采用传统的老师讲、学生听的填鸭式教学模式,这严重影响了学生学习英语的兴趣,加之学生的英语基础较差,使英语学习处于教师枯燥讲解和学生被动听课的传统教学模式中。为促进教师专业发展,提高教学质量,我们汲取各地名教师工作室经验,以中职英语名师为依托,引领现代先进的英语教学资源和教学方法,通过教师工作室的建设,培养了一支理念先进、教法先进、教学成果先进的英语教师队伍。

  15. A Review of Twenty Years of Competency-Based Training in the Australian Vocational Education and Training System

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    Smith, Erica

    2010-01-01

    In this paper, the author reflects, both as an academic researcher and as a senior practitioner, on the experience of competency-based training (CBT) in the Australian vocational education and training system. She seeks to draw conclusions about the Australian experience using a typology drawn from the academic literature which focuses on the…

  16. English Training for College Student Volunteers at Sports Events

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    LIU Wei

    2014-01-01

    This paper studies English training for student volunteers at large scale sports events with a comprehensive investigation of the undergraduate student volunteers from Capital University of Physical Education who have taken part in large scale sports events. By examining the current volunteer training situation, the author finds that there is a sever lack of professional and system-atical English training for student volunteers at large scale sports events. The study shows focusing on sports events knowledge and requirements of the volunteers’specific job is crucial to the service level of the volunteers. The study concludes that the problem can be solved by developing new course books, innovating new flexible training methods, and offering more comprehensive training content. The recommended training methods include intensive group training, computer aided teaching, task training and on-the-spot training to make them fit their work soon.

  17. Nobody seems to speak English here today: Enhancing assessment and training in aviation English

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    Dan Douglas

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available In 2003 the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO strengthened the provisions that English be made available for international radiotelephony communication. ICAO also developed standards for English proficiency for international pilots and air traffic controllers. However, these standards are applied variably from country to country and in no country are native speakers of English tested for their ability to employ what has been termed "interactional competence" when using English for intercultural communication. Problems with this situation are reviewed and suggestions made for improving English assessment and training.

  18. QUALITY PERCEPTIONS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION – THE PERSPECTIVE OF TRAINING WHILE PROVIDING A SERVICE

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    2015-01-01

    The present article is intended to evaluate the quality of training and initial vocational qualification of young people, of professional courses secondary levels, with school accreditation and professional qualification of level IV. In that sense, it´s intended to know the perspective of students of professional courses in various areas of knowledge, their perceptions and expectations about the quality observed in a vocational education organization in Alentejo – Portugal through...

  19. AN EVALUATION OF LEARNING OUTCOMES OF WORKPLACE TRAINING OF STUDENTS IN VOCATIONAL COLLEGES

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    Adigüzel, Oktay Cem

    2009-01-01

    In our education life, most of us do not question sufficiently what, how much, and how we learn and what we need to learn. Education life in schools might be limited to certificates received without answering these questions fully. It seems difficult to expect success without answering these question in practical training at industrial institutions which are important for vocational education,. In vocational and technical education,it is important to reach an overlap between the learning ou...

  20. Exploration on the Construction of English Teaching Staff in Higher Vocational Colleges%高职英语教学团队建设探索

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    杨季行

    2012-01-01

    优秀的高职英语教学团队建设是高职院校全面推近英语教学改革,促进英语教学质量和师资力量的重要举措.高职英语教学团队建设必须高度重视教学团队建设的重要性,树立科学正确的高职英语教学团队建设指导思想,制定科学的团队建设约束管理和激励机制,培养和选拔高素质的团队建设负责人,营造良好教学团队制度文化.%The construction of excellent English teaching staff team is an effective and important measure for comprehensively boosting English teaching reform of vocational collegea.Vocationai colleges Bnould attach great importance to high vocational English teaching team building, to set up scientific guiding ideology, make scientific management and team-building constraints and incentive mechanisms, select and train high-quality head of team building and create good team culture.

  1. 高职新生英语自主学习状况调查%An investigation on autonomous learning of English among freshmen in higher vocational schools

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    王薇

    2012-01-01

    针对非英语专业高职新生的英语自主学习情况,通过问卷调查和访谈对辽宁科技学院168名该类学生进行了调查。结果表明,学生英语自主学习能力普遍较低,建议改变学生的依赖心理和原有的思维模式,培养学生语言学习的融合性动机,加强元认知和认知策略培训并营造卓有实效的课内外交际环境,改善高职英语教学。%In view of the autonomous learning of English among non-English majors in higher vocation- al schools, questionnaire and interviews were adopted to investigate 168 students in Liaoning Institute of Science and Technology (LIST). Findings show that the general autonomous learning ability is low. Sug- gestions were made that both psychological dependence and original thinking ways should be changed, integrated motivation should be fostered, training in cognitive and metacognitive strategies should be con- solidated, and effective social communication environment in and after class should be created so as to improve the English teaching of higher vocational schools.

  2. The Contribution of Vocational Training to Employment, Job-Related Skills and Productivity: Evidence from Madeira

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    Budria, Santiago; Telhado-Pereira, Pedro

    2009-01-01

    In this paper, we analyse the transition to the labor market of participants in vocational training in Madeira in Portugal. The analysis is in two stages. First, we investigate how the employment status at different dates (1 month, 1 year, and 2 years after the completion of the training program) depends on relevant variables, such as age, gender,…

  3. Despite Its Many Benefits, Vocational Education and Training Lacks Esteem. Briefing Note

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    Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2011

    2011-01-01

    While the benefits of education have been widely researched, little attention has been paid to the specific benefits of vocational education and training (VET). These benefits are shared by individuals and enterprises as well as the economy and society more generally. Training provided by an enterprise increases workers' satisfaction and increases…

  4. A Skills beyond School Review of Switzerland. OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training

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    Fazekas, Mihaly; Field, Simon

    2013-01-01

    Higher level vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. What type of training is needed to meet the needs of a changing economies? How should the programmes be funded? How should they be linked to academic and university programmes? How can employers and unions be engaged? This report…

  5. A Skills beyond School Review of the Slovak Republic. OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training

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    Fazekas, Mihály; Kurekova, Lucia Mytna

    2016-01-01

    Higher level vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. What type of training is needed to meet the needs of changing economies? How should the programmes be funded? How should they be linked to academic and university programmes? How can employers and unions be engaged? The country…

  6. Community Integration for Disabled People. A New Approach to Their Vocational Training and Employment.

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    Momm, Willi; Koenig, Andreas

    1989-01-01

    Community-based rehabilitation for disabled people has proved to have serious shortcomings, especially in terms of vocational training. The broader concept of community integration programs involves disabled people and local institutions in training and employment efforts to integrate the disabled into normal community life. (SK)

  7. Government-Funded Students and Courses, 2015. Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics

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    National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2016

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    This publication provides a summary of 2015 and time-series data relating to students, programs, subjects, training providers and funding in Australia's government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system (broadly defined as all activity delivered by government providers and government-funded activity delivered by community education…

  8. Evaluating Vocational Educators' Training Programs: A Kirkpatrick-Inspired Evaluation Model

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    Ravicchio, Fabrizio; Trentin, Guglielmo

    2015-01-01

    The aim of the article is to describe the assessment model adopted by the SCINTILLA Project, a project in Italy aimed at the online vocational training of young, seriously-disabled subjects and their subsequent work inclusion in smart-work mode. It will thus describe the model worked out for evaluation of the training program conceived for the…

  9. Vocational Education and Training and Employer Engagement: An Industry-Led Sectoral System in the Netherlands

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    Sung, Johnny

    2010-01-01

    The overall objective of this paper is to determine, through a qualitative case study of the Dutch sectoral training system, factors associated with successful employer engagement. As well as examining the key features of the Dutch approach to vocational education and training (VET), the article makes a number of specific arguments: (1) employer…

  10. Curriculum Implementation and Re-Training of Teachers in English ...

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    Teachers in English Language: Pre-Conditions for. Functional Nigerian ... quality of education offered to learners at primary and secondary levels. It is also a pointer to ..... quality of training, low motivation, lack of quality control and lack of in-.

  11. A comparative study of classroom and online distance modes of official vocational education and training.

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    Full Text Available The study discussed in this paper had two principal objectives. The first was to evaluate the distance model of official vocational education and training offered by means of a virtual learning platform. The second was to establish that both on-site classroom and online distance modes of vocational education and training can be seen as complementary in terms of responding to the majority of modern educational needs. We performed a comparative study using data and results gathered over the course of eleven academic years for 1,133 of our students enrolled in an official vocational education and training program, leading to the awarding of a certificate as an Administrative Management Expert. The classes were offered by the Alfonso de Avellaneda Vocational Education and Training School, located in the city of Alcalá de Henares near Madrid, Spain. We offered classes both in traditional classroom mode and through online distance learning. This paper begins with a descriptive analysis of the variables we studied; inferential statistical techniques are subsequently applied in order to study the relationships that help form the basis for the conclusions reached. This study's results provide evidence that a broad offering of vocational education and training opportunities will facilitate access to such learning for students who require it, regardless of their age, employment status, or personal circumstances, with the online distance mode playing a fundamental role while also yielding results equivalent to those observed for classroom instruction.

  12. A comparative study of classroom and online distance modes of official vocational education and training.

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    López Soblechero, Miguel Vicente; González Gaya, Cristina; Hernández Ramírez, Juan José

    2014-01-01

    The study discussed in this paper had two principal objectives. The first was to evaluate the distance model of official vocational education and training offered by means of a virtual learning platform. The second was to establish that both on-site classroom and online distance modes of vocational education and training can be seen as complementary in terms of responding to the majority of modern educational needs. We performed a comparative study using data and results gathered over the course of eleven academic years for 1,133 of our students enrolled in an official vocational education and training program, leading to the awarding of a certificate as an Administrative Management Expert. The classes were offered by the Alfonso de Avellaneda Vocational Education and Training School, located in the city of Alcalá de Henares near Madrid, Spain. We offered classes both in traditional classroom mode and through online distance learning. This paper begins with a descriptive analysis of the variables we studied; inferential statistical techniques are subsequently applied in order to study the relationships that help form the basis for the conclusions reached. This study's results provide evidence that a broad offering of vocational education and training opportunities will facilitate access to such learning for students who require it, regardless of their age, employment status, or personal circumstances, with the online distance mode playing a fundamental role while also yielding results equivalent to those observed for classroom instruction.

  13. 创新高职英语教学方法的策略分析%Strategies of the teaching method of innovation of higher vocational English

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    胡少红

    2014-01-01

    Higher vocational English teaching should be based on different training objectives, actual different training objects, the choice of teaching methods more in line with the actual, and to improve the existing lack of innovation in teaching methods, to cultivate more talents needed in society. In this paper, mainly from the teaching scene, carry out stratified teaching, pay attention to the students' emotion, innovation strategy to build several evaluation system for the diversification of vocational English teaching methods.%高职英语教学应立足不同培养目标,不同培养对象的具体实际,选择更契合实际的教学方法,改进并创新现有教学方法之不足,才能培养出更多社会所需人才。本文,主要从创设教学情景、开展分层教学,关注学生情感,建立多元化的评价体系几个方面探讨高职英语教学方法的创新策略。

  14. On Higher Vocational College English Teaching from Learning Strategies Perspective%从学习策略角度看高职英语教学

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    黄娜; 付瑞阳

    2011-01-01

    文章从学习策略研究角度出发,在对高职学生英语学习策略现状进行分析的基础上,提出了如何在英语课堂上渗透对学生学习策略方面的指导与训练,以期促进英语的教与学。%From the research of learning strategies, this paper analyzes the learning strategies chosen and used by students of higher vocational colleges. Then it presents some ways on how to direct and train students' learning strategies in English class, hoping that we can improve English teaching and learning.

  15. Study on Employment-oriented English Teaching in Secondary Vocational School%对以就业为导向的中职英语教学的研究

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    2015-01-01

    English plays a more and more important part in the society,and it has a great effort on people's life.With the trend of economic globalization,people pay more attention to English.Teachers of the secondary vocational schools also pay more atten-tion to English teaching.The secondary vocational schools are aimed at technical personnel,which asks teachers to pay attention to the practicability of English,not just the theoretical explanation.Teachers should train students' practical ability in English.This article mainly studies on the employment-oriented English teaching in secondary vocational schools,and puts forward rele-vant suggestion to promote English teaching in secondary vocational schools.%随着社会的不断发展,英语在社会中的作用越加地重要,对人们的生活有很大的影响.并且在经济全球化的趋势下,人们对于英语的重视也越高.对于中职院校来说,对英语的重视度也越加地高,中职院校主要是培养一些技术性的人才.这导致教师在进行英语的教学中必须要充分地重视其实用性,不能仅仅是进行理论性的灌输讲解,要充分地与学生的就业能力相互融合,从而培养学生的英语实用能力.该文主要是对以就业为导向的中职英语教学进行了研究,并且提出了相关的建议,以此来促进中职英语教学的进步.

  16. Congruence, Locus of Control, and Readings of English College Students--An Application of John Holland's Theory of Vocational Choice.

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    Geoffroy, Kevin

    One hundred and five English undergraduate college students at two colleges in England completed the Holland Vocational Preference Inventory (VPI), the Barron Ego Strength Scale, the Adult Nowicki-Strickland Internal-External Control Scale, and the Occupational Values Q Sort. Congruent students were identified by matching their reading (major)…

  17. Professional Competence and Basic Ability-Oriented Game Theory Analysis of China's Higher Vocational College English Teaching

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    Zhang, Jian

    2012-01-01

    To strengthen the professional competence and basic ability is the objective requirements of the Chinese higher vocational college English teaching, while the positioning of the teaching objectives is partial to a "prisoner's dilemma" in game situations that any party will result in. To get rid of the "dilemma", we have to…

  18. L2 Reading in Thailand: Vocational College Students' Application of Reading Strategies to Their Reading of English Texts

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    Kasemsap, Bharani; Lee, Hugo Yu-Hsiu

    2015-01-01

    This study aims to explore the application of reading strategies to the reading of English texts by Thai vocational college students. Data were collected via questionnaire surveys, think-aloud experiments and semi-structured interviews. The research results reveal different typologies of reading strategies adopted by lower and higher level English…

  19. 中高职英语教学衔接%Cohesion in Secondary and Higher Vocational English Teaching

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    陈佩娟

    2015-01-01

    利用中高职院校发展职业教育有助于促进劳动就业及加快经济与社会发展,英语课程是职业院校的基础课程之一,有效衔接中职英语教学与高职英语教学可以提高学生的职业能力。本文分析了中职英语教学现状,包括师资力量不足与硬件设备难以满足学生学习需要,学生学习英语的动机模糊等,探讨了英语教学衔接的重要作用,并在此基础上阐述了中高职英语教学的衔接对策,包括转变英语教学理念,调整英语教学目标;优化英语教学内容,改善英语教学方法;营造语言环境,更新教学考评方式。%Use in development of vocational colleges Vocational education helps to promote employment and accelerate economic and social development, it is one of the basic English course curriculum vocational institutions, effective conver-gence vocational English teaching and English teaching can improve students' career capacity. This paper analyzes the current situation of English teaching staff, including the lack of teachers and hardware devices can not meet the learning needs of stu-dents, students' motivation to learn English vague discussed the important role of English teaching convergence, and elabor-ated on the basis of the vocational English cohesion strategies teaching, including the transformation of English teaching phil-osophy, adjust English teaching objectives;English teaching content optimization to improve English teaching methods;cre-ate locales, update teaching evaluation methods.

  20. Research on teaching strategies of Higher Vocational English network information under network E era%网络E时代高职英语网络信息化教学策略探究

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    苗坤

    2013-01-01

    在网络E时代,多媒体网络信息化教学手段在高职英语专业教学中的应用,可以充分发挥自身优势进行视听训练,改善课堂教学效果,并且有助于学生的英语教学水平和交际能力,同时对于高职学生的自主学习和文化修养的提高具有重要的作用。在文章的研究过程之中,将对目前的高职英语教学现状进行分析,有针对性地对网络E时代背景下的高职英语教学网络信息化以及教学策略进行分析与阐述,以期对于目前的高职英语教学实践有所帮助。%In the network era of E, the application of multimedia network teaching method in English teaching in higher vocational colleges, can give full play to its advantages of audio-visual training, improve the effect of classroom teaching, and help students' English proficiency and communicative competence, also has an important role in autonomous learning and cultural accomplishment for vocational college students. In the course of this study, analyzes the present situation of English teaching in higher vocational colleges, analyzes and expounds the higher vocational English teaching network information and teaching strategies under the background of network E, in order to help for the current English teaching in higher vocational colleges.

  1. Comparative Analysis of Future Cooks’ Training in Vocational Institutions in Ukraine and Abroad

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    Kankovsky Ihor

    2017-03-01

    Full Text Available The article deals with comparative analysis of conceptual approaches and content of cooks’ training in Ukraine, European countries, the USA and Eastern Partnership countries. It has been found out that national vocational education is grounded on education standards and activity-based approach to forming the training content, subject-based structure of curricula and, surely, needs to become competency-based. It has been revealed that in Eastern Partnership countries there is a normative base of cooks’ vocational training and it is accorded with the competency-based approach. However, such states as the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan implement study programs for training cooks in traditional institutions of formal vocational training of Post-Soviet type. At the same time, the training of future cooks in European countries is mainly oriented toward the concept of continuing education and is variable, multilevel, wide-profile, at most approximated to the needs of catering trade. The level-based curricula and dual system of cooks’ training in vocational schools of France, Austria and Italy have been characterized. In addition, the authors have defined the common feature of professional practical training of cooks in culinary schools in the USA, that is its organization under the conditions of real production that ensures a wide professional competency of future cooks, their acquiring knowledge and skills needed for professional activity. It has been concluded that positive aspects of foreign experience may assist in defining prognostic directions for the development of cooks’ vocational training in Ukraine.

  2. 合作学习模式在高职英语口语教学中的应用%The Application of Cooperative Learning in Vocational College Oral English Class

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    吕岩

    2014-01-01

    A ccording to the talents training goal of the higher vocational education and the higher vocational students' learning characteristics, it is necessary to apply cooperative learning in the teaching of the higher vocational oral English teaching. It not only can im prove the students' English speaking ability, but also can cultivate the students' com m unication skills and team cooperation consciousness. In the m eantim e, it can also create interactive, harm onious classroom teaching environm ent in order to im prove the effectiveness of oral English teaching in the higher vocational colleges.%根据高职教育的人才培养目标和高职学生的学习特点,将合作学习模式应用于高职英语口语教学中是十分必要的。不仅能够提高学生自身的英语口语表达能力,也能培养学生的沟通技能和团队合作意识,还能创造生生互动的、融洽的课堂教学环境,有利于提高高职英语口语教学的有效性。

  3. Economic Modelling and the National Strategy for Vocational Education and Training

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    In 1994, the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) was established by agreement between the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments. Central to the agreement is the National Strategy for Vocational Education and Training (VET) which is organized around the four main themes of responsiveness, quality, accessibility and efficiency. To promote efficiency in the allocation of training resources, ANTA and a number of State government agencies responsible for VET planning take into ac...

  4. Studying Girls’ Opportunities to the Variation of the Field in Qom Vocational Training

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    2012-01-01

    This study has been done to review of the girls’ opportunity to the variation of the field in Qom vocational training branch. The sample consisted of 318 female students of vocational training in the 2010-2011 school years which selected in random, cluster, class and a structured questionnaire was completed by them with 0.78 as reliability coefficient. The study shows that only 33.4 percent of girls in the industry have the opportunity to select their profession. There is a 95 percent of conf...

  5. The Role of Marketing in Adult Permanent Vocational Training in the Context of the Current Economy

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    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available The problem of permanent vocational training is important in sustaining thevocational conversion of the working class. A change of views and mentality isdesirable regarding vocational training, in the sense that people need to be moreaware of the importance of permanent learning, more motivated in order tobroaden their horizon and more willing to develop their professional skills. Thelabour market in Romania has suffered important changes due to the economictransition process, which has been materialized especially on the level ofreducing the number of active workers and of employees, thus maintaining arelatively constant rate of unemployment and affecting the labour marketingespecially by a limited number of jobs.

  6. Introduction of a Quality Management System for Vocational Education and Training in Slovakia

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    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available The issue of the quality of vocational education, school, teaching and learning of students should be in the interests of all participants in the education process. The quality of secondary school is the critical element in enhancing the attractiveness of vocational education in Slovakia. Finding an offcial scale that would provide such a information in Slovakia is unfortunately impossible. There is no system for evaluating the quality of vocational education and training (VET at vocational schools. There are no clearly defined criterias, rules or any standards. Speaking of an assessing the level of quality of vocational education on the base of existing outcomes in formal education such as monitoring, final exams, graduation exams is resulting in one-sided evaluation and does not address the systematic coherence and complexivity of this issue. An essential step os to create a functional system of evaluation of VET in Slovakia. The article describes importance of VET which can play a central role in preparing young people for work, developing the skills of adults and responding to the labour market needs of the economy and presents the project Model of the quality evaluation of vocational education and training at secondary vocational schools in Slovakia that is currently ongoing on many secondary vocational schools in western Slovakia and Austria. The aim of the project is to develop and apply an open, flexible and adaptable quality management system. The article not only presents indicators for evaluation but also the way how can be evaluated each of them. The effort of this project is also to create specialized portal with support services that provide transparent, clear and specific information from this area of interest. The introduction of the evaluation framework, the selection of indicators that take established criteria into consideration and assembling of the scale is therefore more than relevant and required

  7. English for special purposes in Serbian vocational high schools from 1996 to 2013

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    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available The processes of globalization, economic cooperation with foreign countries and job opportunities have increased the need for English for Special Purposes (ESP. However, the ESP curriculum is not in accordance with the demand. The curriculum in use before the school year 2013/2014 was outdated, containing little explanations. Although the new curriculum is slightly improved, it still does not comply with the language demands of various professions. The ESP curriculum analysis has revealed that the topics for ESP syllabus are not developed and detailed enough. The reform of high school education has brought a new profession in our educational system - business administrator, with a new subject - business English. The students study ESP with the elements related to other vocational courses. The goal is to increase students’ self-esteem when communicating in English language. The new curriculum has enabled the use of authentic teaching material related to the profession, so the teaching process is not simply regarded as vocabulary learning. Creating new professions and reforming the existing ones enables the students to participate in the labor market offering them a great number of possibilities.

  8. Cosmonauts Kubasov and Leonov participate in English language training

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    Cosmonauts Valeriy N. Kubasov (left) and Aleksey A. Leonov participate in English language training during Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) pre-flight preparations at the Cosmonaut Training Center (Star City) near Moscow. Leonov was the commander of the Soviet ASTP first (prime) crew; and Kubasov was the flight engineer on the same crew. They are seated in the language laboratory at Star City.

  9. The Reasons for the Interruption of Vocational Training in Estonian Vocational Schools

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    Beilmann, Mai; Espenberg, Kerly

    2016-01-01

    Dropping out of school before achieving any qualification is a serious problem both at an individual and societal level. This study provides an insight into the lives of young people who have dropped out or are at a risk of dropping out of vocational schools in Estonia and gives an overview of the reasons behind the interruption of their studies.…

  10. The Phoenix: Vocational Education and Training in Singapore. International Comparative Study of Leading Vocational Education Systems

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    Tucker, Marc S.

    2012-01-01

    This is the first in a series of reports from the Center on International Education Benchmarking (CIEB) exploring the leading vocational and technical education systems from around the world to draw out what makes these systems great and what other countries can learn from them. This first report was based on a visit of several days to Singapore…

  11. Re-Contextualizing Vocational Didactics in Norwegian Vocational Education and Training

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    Nore, Haege

    2015-01-01

    This article explores teachers and trainers didactical practices in different contexts in Norwegian VET: schools and workplaces. With the introduction of e-resources and e-portfolios in VET, learners as well as teachers and trainers experience a more hybrid learning-arena, which claims for a re-contextualization of vocational didactics as well as…

  12. Application of situational English in tourism English in higher vocational education%情境英语在高职旅游英语的应用

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    邱悦

    2014-01-01

    In our country, a large number of higher vocational tourism English major graduates, mainly worked in tourism companies and large hotels. As the tourism industry with the international market degree is high, so the tourism, hotel industry practitioners need good foundation in English, especially in the workplace English skills, it is one of the essential skills of personnel engaged in tourism. Therefore, the training of students in colleges and universities should take English ability first, has not only better theoretical knowledge, but also have the ability to flexibly communicate with people, can communicate normally with foreign friends in their daily work, in order to achieve the above goal, the teaching units must establish the double teacher type, and reform the teaching methods, make the students really learn something.%在我国数量众多的高职旅游英语专业毕业生当中,主要选择在旅游公司以及大量的酒店当中就职。由于旅游行业与国际接轨程度较高,因此旅游、酒店行业从业人员需要良好的英语基础,尤其是有关职场环境的英语技能,都是旅游从业人员的必备技能之一。因此,高校对学生的培养都应当以英语能力为主,不仅有较强的理论知识水平,还要有能够灵活与人交流的能力,在日常工作中遇到外国友人可以正常交流,为了达到上述目标,有关教学单位必须要建立起完善的双师型师资队伍,并且改革教学方式,让学生真正学到东西。

  13. The Effectiveness of Indonesian English Teachers Training Programs in Improving Confidence and Motivation

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    Wati, Herlina

    2011-01-01

    This study intends to identify the effectiveness of the English teachers training program of elementary school English teachers in Riau province, Indonesia. The study also intends to identify the further needs of the English teachers in attending the training program. Fifty five English teachers who had attended the training program were the…

  14. Reflective Consciousness of Teaching and Learning on English Curricu-lum in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    景韵

    2013-01-01

    In English classroom of higher vocational colleges, there exist two essential factors: teachers’reflective consciousness and students’reflective consciousness. The former is teachers’awareness of learning activities and effect, and it contains the teach⁃er’s reflections on the classroom practice, the presentation of learning tasks, the participation of students and the interaction be⁃tween teachers and students in the classroom. The latter refers to students’awareness of self-improvement and the growing pro⁃cess. It focuses on the self-realization of students and their professional ability, method ability and social ability. The two factors are interactive to each other;in the interaction, the former is dominated, and the latter is strongly influenced;through the interac⁃tion, a harmonious classroom is constructed so as to achieve the effective teaching.

  15. The Application of Meta-cognitive Strategy Theory in Public English Teaching in Higher Vocational Colleges%元认知策略理论在高职公共英语教学中的应用

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    沈桂琴

    2016-01-01

    With the improvement of China’s economy and business’s rapid development, China’s public English teaching in higher vocational colleges appeared some substantive issues, so that students no better participation, resulting in the teaching effect is not ideal. In English teaching in higher vocational colleges, teachers occupy a dominant position, students are just passive listeners, so this situation needs to be targeted for the application of Meta cognitive strategy theory teaching method. Through the new English teaching mode to develop the habit of students’ independent learning and complete the national training program. This paper mainly expounds the application of the Meta cognitive strategies in the teaching of public English in higher vocational colleges.%随着社会经济的发展,我国高职公共英语教学出现了一些实质性问题,教师占据主导地位,学生只是被动听众,学生参与度低,教学效果不理想。因此,需要针对性地将元认知策略理论应用到教学当中。探讨让学生养成自主学习的习惯,完成国家培养计划,不断提高高职公共英语的教学效果。

  16. Forms of School Experience in France's Vocational Training Track Students

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    Capdevielle-Mougnibas, Valérie; Courtinat-Camps, Amélie

    2017-01-01

    This article examines the existing relations between the social background, the cognitive skills, the sense of schooling experience, the relation to learning and the professional project in the construction of the meaning of their course choice for French boys living in working-class families and guided to vocational studies. It presents the…

  17. Oversight Report on Nontraditional Vocational Training for Female Inmates.

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    Florida State House of Representatives, Tallahassee.

    In January 1993, Florida's Correctional Education School Authority (CESA) studied the vocational interests of 125 randomly selected female inmates at the 3 female state correctional facilities in Florida. After two additional informal studies, an interim oversight review was conducted to determine the following: whether CESA was in compliance with…

  18. Collaborative Business Planning in Initial Vocational Education and Training

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    Laine, Kati; Hämäläinen, Raija

    2015-01-01

    There is a growing demand to enhance entrepreneurship. This study aims at producing knowledge that can assist teachers in designing and supporting collaborative learning of entrepreneurship in vocational education. A qualitative case study approach was adopted. The outcome of this study provides a better understanding of the factors that hinder…

  19. On the causes and strategies of the major tense errors in vocational school students'English writing

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    王玲玲

    2015-01-01

    English writing has been increasingly important nowadays.Cultivating students' written skills has become one of the most important tasks in vocational school English teaching. But,because of the lack of linguistic competence,effective vocabulary,and basic writing skills as well as the negative effects from mother tongue and cultural differences between China and western world,numerous kinds of mistakes occur in English writing.In view of this,the author found the most frequently-made mistake in students' English writing,based on personal teaching practice and research,is the improper employment of English tenses,and the main error converges at the present perfect tense. This thesis mainly analyzes the reasons and the possible solutions from two aspects:mother tongue transfer andtense confusion and ends up with the strategies of improving the writing abilities of the concerned students.

  20. A Study of Developing Occupational Competence in Business English of Higher Vocational Education%试论高职商务英语专业职业能力的培养

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    吴芳

    2011-01-01

    高职商务英语职业能力是由专业能力、方法能力、社会能力构成的。构建高职商务英语专业的职业能力体系必须具备优质的师资、良好的课程设计、充足的校内外实训基地、合理的评估方法以及双证融通。%Occupational competence in Business English of Higher Vocational Education composes professional competence,methodological competence and social competence.The construction of occupational competence system in Business English of Higher Vocational Education can be based on qualified teachers,course design,on-and-outside campus practice training,assessment methods,course-certificate integration.

  1. 基于语言与文化论高职英语教学中文化的导入%On the Introduction of Culture in Higher Vocational English Teaching Based on Language and Culture

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    罗立佳

    2016-01-01

    随着全球一体化的发展,我国高职英语教学中的文化导入也受到了各界的关注。基于语言与文化论高职英语教学中的文化导入,其主要目的是能够更好地培养学生的英语应用能力。英语是一门语言类学科,其具有丰富的文化内涵,所以在教学中,教师应该注重文化内涵的导入,让学生通过文化学习英语,通过英语了解国外文化。只有运用这种教学方法,才能够让高职院校的英语学生更好地运用英语,提高英语交际水平。本文针对高职英语教学中的文化导入问题进行了深入分析,并探讨了高职英语教学中文化导入的策略。%With the development of global knowledge integration, the culture introduction in English Teaching of Higher Vocational Education in our country has been concerned by all circles. Based on the language and culture of Higher Vocational English Teaching in the culture, the main purpose is to better train students to learn english. English is a language subject, it has rich cultural connotation, so in teaching, teachers should pay attention to the introduction of cultural content, so that stu-dents learn English through culture, through the understanding of foreign culture in English. In this kind of teaching method, only then can let the English students of higher vocational colleges to use English better, improve the English communication level. In this paper, the problem of culture introduction in English teaching in higher vocational colleges is analyzed, and the strategies of culture introduction in English teaching are discussed.

  2. 中职英语教学中学生自主学习存在的问题及对策%Analysis on Problems and Solutions of Students Autonomic Learning in Secondary Vocational English Teaching

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    刘冬冬

    2012-01-01

    促进学生英语学习的自主性,体现了以人为本的现代教育理念,符合英语教学的交际性原则,对我国的英语教学改革具有十分重要的意义。根据中职学生英语学习的特点和英语教学的基本要求,分析学生在英语自主学习中存在的问题,提出了培养中职学生英语自主学习能力的有效对策。%The promotion of autonomy of students" English learning reflects the mode teaching philosophy, in line with the principles of communication of English language very important reference to the reform of ChinaEnglish teaching. According to the lish learning in secondary vocational students and the basic requirements of English rn people - centered teaching, and has a characteristics of Engteaching, the text ana- lyses the problems of students" autonomic English learning, and proposes the effective countermeasures in training the ability of vocational school students in autonomic English learnin.

  3. 新语言交际能力模型(CLA)对高职英语测试模式的启示%Enlightenments on the English testing pattern from CLA in higher vocational colleges

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    苏波

    2011-01-01

    English language test is an important part of English teaching, which is an essential way to promote the teaching and learning of English. In order to meet the needs of applied personnel training in higher vocational colleges, English language test should be the focus shifted to examine the English language proficiency of students, and to design a pattern for testing comprehensive English language proficiency. In this paper, Bachman' s new communicative Language Ability (CLA) as the theoretical basis has been touched on, and three implications of testing pattern in higher vocational colleges have been put forward.%英语测试是英语教学的一个重要组成部分,是推动英语教与学一个重要途径。为了适应高职应用型人才培养的需要,应把英语测试的重点转移到考查学生的英语综合应用能力上,设计出一种重点考查学生的英语综合应用能力的英语测试模式。以Bachman提出的新语言交际能力模型(CLA)为理论基础,提出了CLA对高职英语测试模式的三点启示。

  4. Towards competence-based technical-vocational education and training in Ethiopia

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    Solomon, Getachew Habtamu

    2016-01-01

    In the human development effort, different countries are underscoring the role of technical-vocational education and training (TVET) in providing relevant knowledge and skills to improve productivity, increase access to employment opportunities and raise the standard of living. It is in recognition

  5. Vocational education and training (VET) as a career path for young people

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    Kersh, Natasha; Juul, Ida

    This paper aims to contribute to a better understanding of the issues of perceptions and motivations of young people towards Vocational Education and Training (VET) in England and Denmark. It specifically focuses on factors that facilitate their either positive or negative attitudes. Complex...... in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES)....

  6. Report on the Vocational Education and Training in Bosnia and Herzegovina. National Observatory Country Report.

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    Jabucar, Abdulah; Gakovic, Aleksandra; Hadrovic, Armin; Prohaska, Donald; Dokic, Gordana; Vlasic, Marija; Markotic, Mario; Mandic, Milena; Merlo, Mira; Praso, Murat; Jovic, Nebojsa; Leto, Ramiz; Sarajcic, Sahrudin; Mulac, Salih; Vlasic, Silvio; Numic, Suada; Licina, Svetozar; Gakovic, Vojislav

    The state of the vocational education and training (VET) system in Bosnia and Herzegovina was reviewed to identify needed changes in policy and practice. The analysis focused on the following topics: (1) existing socioeconomic conditions; (2) existing labor market policies and employment patterns, unemployment, and employability; (3) modernization…

  7. Exploring Technical Vocational Education and Training Systems in Emerging Markets. A Case Study on Ghana

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    Arthur-Mensah, Nana; Alagaraja, Meera

    2013-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore trends and changes in technical vocational education and training (TVET) in emerging economies as a national human resource development (NHRD) approach and its practical applications using Ghana as an example. Design/methodology/approach: A case study approach was used to develop an in-depth…

  8. Operating a Microwave Radiation Detection Monitor. Module 10. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.

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    Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.

    This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on operating a microwave radiation detection monitor. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) testing the…

  9. Using Air-Purifying Respirators. Module 9. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.

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    Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.

    This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on using air-purifying respirators. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) describing how air flows through an…

  10. Accommodating Learning Styles: Relevance and Good Practice in Vocational Education and Training--Supporting Documents

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    Smith, Peter; Dalton, Jennifer; Henry, John

    2005-01-01

    This document was produced by the author(s) based on their research for the Australian report, "Accommodating Learning Styles: Relevance and Good Practice in Vocational Education and Training," and contains three parts. Part 1, Research Methodology and Findings (Peter Smith and Jennifer Dalton), contains: (1) Research Questions; (2)…

  11. Leonardo da Vinci, One Year on...a Different Look at Vocational Training in Europe.

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    Le Magazine, 1996

    1996-01-01

    Discusses the success of the Leonardo da Vinci program, a European laboratory of innovation in vocational training, a priority focus of investment in human resources and intelligence, and a way to mobilize innovative forces beyond national boundaries. Trends identified by the program focus on new information and communication technologies. (JOW)

  12. Equal Opportunities and Vocational Training. The Problems of Evaluation. CEDEFOP Flash 2/89.

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    Sensi, D.; Pierret, M.

    1989-01-01

    The educational authorities of the Member States of the European Economic Community have begun to study the evaluation of vocational training programs. The study first will probe two strategic questions: (1) evaluation--to what end and by whom should evaluation be made?; and (2) what should be evaluated? The first program slated to be evaluated is…

  13. Learning Control: Sense-Making, CNC Machines, and Changes in Vocational Training for Industrial Work

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    Berner, Boel

    2009-01-01

    The paper explores how novices in school-based vocational training make sense of computerized numerical control (CNC) machines. Based on two ethnographic studies in Swedish schools, one from the early 1980s and one from 2006, it analyses change and continuity in the cognitive, social, and emotional processes of learning how to become a machine…

  14. New Blended Learning Strategy Based on Flipped-Learning for Vocational Work-Linked Training

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    El Hajji, Mohamed; El Bouzaidi, Rachid Drissi; Douzi, Hassan; Khouya, El Hassane

    2016-01-01

    In a changing Moroccan educational landscape, Addressing teaching development needs is becoming a major issue in vocational work-linked Training. In this context, this paper present a new blended learning strategy based on the flipped classroom, using a social learning platform as support. Through this strategy, we increased the time dedicated to…

  15. Obtaining Heat Stress Measurements. Module 15. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.

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    Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.

    This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on obtaining heat stress measurements. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) naming and describing the…

  16. Internship in Vocational Education and Training: Stakeholders' Perceptions of Its Organisation

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    Akomaning, Edward; Voogt, Joke M.; Pieters, Jules M.

    2011-01-01

    Polytechnic education in Ghana is an offshoot of technical and vocational education and training, which makes internship a sine qua non for its students. The implementation of internships in the departments of hotel catering and institutional management in Ghanaian polytechnics is examined in this study. The perceptions of the stakeholders suggest…

  17. Vocational Education and Training Manager Discursive Practices at the Frontline: Alternative Possibilities in a Victorian Setting

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    Foley, Annette

    2011-01-01

    This article looks at how the neoliberal reform process is affecting the professional identity of frontline managers in the Australian vocational education and training sector. The article examines how frontline managers are required to negotiate their working practices between their understandings and experiences as educators and the new…

  18. Marketization in the Dutch vocational education and training sector: hybrids and their behaviour

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    Honingh, M.; Karsten, S.

    2007-01-01

    Significant educational reforms have resulted in Dutch schools for vocational education and training having to operate in a complex, more market-oriented environment, as if they were entrepreneurial organizations while remaining in the public sector. That makes these schools hybrid organizations. To

  19. Vocational Training in India and the Duality Principle: A Case for Evidence-Based Reform

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    Mehrotra, Santosh; Kalaiyarasan, A.; Kumra, Neha; Ravi Raman, K.

    2015-01-01

    This article explores the notion of the duality principle, as embodied in the German dual system of Vocational Education and Training (VET), within the context of a field survey of skill shortages faced by German and Indian firms operating in India. The study finds that these firms experience problems with the quantity and quality of skills…

  20. Adult Learning and Vocational Training in the Informal Sector in Developing Countries.

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    Bakke-Seeck, Sigvor; And Others

    Because a growing proportion of the world's working population is in the informal sector (in work areas generally outside the sphere of state protection), planners of vocational training for adults must pay closer attention to those concepts of teaching and learning that have relevance for the informal sector, and they must develop strategies for…

  1. Our Vocational Training Can Guarantee You the Job of a Lifetime. Consumer Bulletin No. 13.

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    Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Consumer Protection.

    This guidebook cautions the potential vocational school student about the possibilities of false claims, poor training, and unreliable job promises from commercial trade, technical business, and correspondence schools. It points out what sort of things to look for and which claims to take seriously. Defenses against an aggressive sales pitch are…

  2. Report on the Vocational Education and Training System in Hungary. National Observatory Country Report, 1999.

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    Bocz, Tamas Kopeczi

    An intrinsic part of the transition to a modern market economy in Hungary has been the restructuring of the vocational education and training (VET) system. A positive side effect of the socioeconomic transition is the emergence of human resources development (HRD). The transition process has been successful in the school-based education system,…

  3. The Indian Vocational Education and Training (VET) System: Status, Challenges, and Options

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    Kotamraju, Pradeep

    2014-01-01

    India is at the cusp of becoming an economic powerhouse. For that to happen, however, the country needs to alter its workforce education system by reengineering the Indian Vocational Education and Training (VET) System. India's VET strategy includes creating basic work-centered common curriculum for the unskilled; developing a more flexible…

  4. Using Precision Rotameters. Module 6. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.

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    Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.

    This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on using precision rotameters. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) naming the parts of a low-flow precision…

  5. Post-Secondary Vocational Education and Training: Pathways and Partnerships. Institutional Management in Higher Education

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    OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2012

    2012-01-01

    Rapid growth of tertiary education is partly due to the expansion of post-secondary vocational education and training (PSV). A well developed post-secondary PSV system and links between universities and VET institutions improve skills and employment opportunities. What is post-secondary PSV and how does it relate to other components of the…

  6. E-Business and Online Learning: Connections and Opportunities for Vocational Education and Training.

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    Mitchell, John

    Australian vocational education and training (VET) providers show increasing interest in using electronic technology to provide online learning, student services, and business functions, according to a study that included a literature review, Internet search, interviews with organizations that use e-business models for online learning, analysis of…

  7. Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training. NBER Working Paper No. 16659

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    Dave, Dhaval M.; Reichman, Nancy E.; Corman, Hope; Das, Dhiman

    2011-01-01

    Exploiting variation in welfare reform across states and over time and using relevant comparison groups, this study estimates the effects of welfare reform on an important source of human capital acquisition among women at risk for relying on welfare: vocational education and training. The results indicate that welfare reform reduced enrollment in…

  8. Exploring Technical Vocational Education and Training Systems in Emerging Markets. A Case Study on Ghana

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    Arthur-Mensah, Nana; Alagaraja, Meera

    2013-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore trends and changes in technical vocational education and training (TVET) in emerging economies as a national human resource development (NHRD) approach and its practical applications using Ghana as an example. Design/methodology/approach: A case study approach was used to develop an in-depth…

  9. The Cuban Vocational Education and Training System and Its Current Changes

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    Wolf, Stefan; Penton, Felipe A. Hernandez; Marin, Anna Lidia Beltran; Romero, Osvaldo

    2011-01-01

    The main purpose of the article is to inform about the Cuban Vocational Education and Training System. Based on the analyse of different studies, on expert interviews and on field experiences the authors give a clear overview of the Cuban VET-System. This description is embedded in the presentation of the general education system in Cuba and in a…

  10. Globalization and Its Impact on Technical-Vocational Education and Training in Malaysia.

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    Mustapha, Ramlee; Abdullah, Abu

    In Malaysia, vocational education and training (VET) is accorded a high priority in the nation's industrialization agenda. With the vision of becoming an industrialized nation in 2020, Malaysia must prepare a well-educated, skilled, and competitive workforce. The government has placed human resource development as a major emphasis and strategic…

  11. E-Business and Online Learning: Connections and Opportunities for Vocational Education and Training.

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    Mitchell, John

    Australian vocational education and training (VET) providers show increasing interest in using electronic technology to provide online learning, student services, and business functions, according to a study that included a literature review, Internet search, interviews with organizations that use e-business models for online learning, analysis of…

  12. Vocational Training for Liushou Women in Rural China: Development by Design

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    Shan, Hongxia; Liu, Zhiwen; Li, Ling

    2015-01-01

    As industrialisation and urbanisation aggressively take hold in China, all possible labour pools are being tapped to meet the market demands. Liushou women, or women who stay behind in rural areas as their spouses join the massive migrant workforce, are one such labour pool. Vocational training has been adopted by the Chinese state as a…

  13. Focus on the Future of Vocational Education & Training: Scenario Planning Project. An ANTA National Project.

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    Johnston, Ron

    The future of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia was explored in a project that was designed to identify emerging issues in VET, identify challenges and opportunities for strategic thinking about the future of VET, and establish a basis for ongoing consideration of strategic issues. The major project activities were as follows:…

  14. The Literacy Practices of Vocational Training in Carpentry and Automotive Technology

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    Parkinson, Jean; Mackay, James

    2016-01-01

    Prior studies indicate that vocational students' literacy practices are more demanding than is generally recognised. Employing a view of literacy acquisition as socialisation, we investigated the literacy practices of trades training in Carpentry and Automotive Technology, by interviewing tutors and examined course books and student writing. A…

  15. The Role of Cultural Context in Continuing Vocational Training: A Study on Auto Repairmen in Turkey

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    Akbas, Oktay

    2011-01-01

    This study analysed how auto repairmen working in micro-enterprises undertake continuing vocational training in relation to cultural context. The study was conducted in Kirikkale, a city in central Anatolia in Turkey. To this end, the descriptive research technique of structured interview was used. Interviews with 33 auto repairmen were recorded…

  16. Trading Places: The Impact and Outcomes of Market Reform in Vocational Education and Training

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    Anderson, Damon

    2005-01-01

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate, from a national perspective, the impact and outcomes of market reform in vocational education and training (VET), particularly the introduction of competitive tendering and "user choice". It does so by examining the structure, composition and dynamics of contestable or "quasi-markets"…

  17. Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intentions: Technical-Vocational Education and Training Students in Ethiopia

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    Buli, Bereket Mamo; Yesuf, Wasihun Mohammed

    2015-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine factors that could explain the difference in entrepreneurial intention (EI) among technical-vocational education and training (TVET) program students. Centered on the theory of planned behavior (TPB), the paper aims to contribute to the understanding of factors that affect EIs of students and offer…

  18. Learning Control: Sense-Making, CNC Machines, and Changes in Vocational Training for Industrial Work

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    Berner, Boel

    2009-01-01

    The paper explores how novices in school-based vocational training make sense of computerized numerical control (CNC) machines. Based on two ethnographic studies in Swedish schools, one from the early 1980s and one from 2006, it analyses change and continuity in the cognitive, social, and emotional processes of learning how to become a machine…

  19. Measuring the Outcomes of Vocational Education and Training. Review of Research.

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    Dumbrell, Tom

    Outcome measures are one of three key dimensions of the performance of Australia's vocational education and training (VET) system. The government, employers, students, and the broader community all share an interest in ensuring that Australia's VET system produces skills needed in the labor market. However, each group's views of what constitutes a…

  20. The Role of Family in Vocational Education and Training Choices: A Case Study in Vietnam

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    Dormeier Freire, Alexandre; Giang, Hong Trinh

    2012-01-01

    This article examines the role of family in vocational education and training (VET) choices, using primary qualitative data collected in the commune of Hung An, Vietnam. The authors demonstrate that, next to issues relating to income, it is family characteristics that are the predominant influence on an individual's choice of the VET track,…

  1. The Contribution of Vocational Education and Training to the Integration of Refugee Returnees in Vietnam.

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    Duong, Le Bach; Morgan, W. J.

    2001-01-01

    Reviews major developments in Vietnam over the past decade as it moves from a socialist to a market economy. Examines the labor market, the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system and its role in helping returned exiles find employment. Concludes there was limited success in reintegration of returnees. (CAJ)

  2. 77 FR 41387 - Applications for New Awards; Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Vocational...

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    2012-07-13

    ... research in refereed journals. The number of products (e.g., new or improved tools, methods, discoveries... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Applications for New Awards; Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Vocational Rehabilitation...

  3. The Social Benefits of Initial Vocational Education and Training for Individuals in Europe

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    Sabates, Ricardo; Salter, Emma; Obolenskaya, Polina

    2012-01-01

    This article investigates the social benefits of initial vocational education and training (VET) for individuals in different European contexts. Drawing on data from the European Community Household Panel, results show that initial VET is associated with positive changes in social outcomes for individuals across Europe. Health benefits were mainly…

  4. Vocational Education and Training--An Engine for Economic Growth and a Vehicle for Social Inclusion?

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    Nilsson, Anders

    2010-01-01

    Vocational education and training (VET) has in recent years enjoyed a revival for two major reasons. Firstly, it is regarded as a suitable means of promoting economic growth. Secondly, it is seen as a potentially powerful tool for fostering social inclusion. In this review, these assumed effects are critically examined on the basis of the vastly…

  5. Participation in Formal Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programmes Worldwide: An Initial Statistical Study

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    There is a common perception that technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is diversifying and expanding in terms of its supply and demand. Practitioners and policymakers often believe that educational systems are offering a wider array of programmes at different levels and in various fields of study. They also assume that these…

  6. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET): Understanding the Nigerian Experience

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    Dike, Victor Ebipuruonwu

    2013-01-01

    The descriptive mixed-methods study explores and describes the challenges and prospects of the growth and development of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) schools and science-based technology education in Nigeria. It is not understood how Nigerians in the United States perceive the impacts of governmental policies on education…

  7. Rural Internal Migrants Navigating Apprenticeships and Vocational Training: Insights from Cambodia and Laos

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    L. Chea (Lyda); R.B.C. Huijsmans (Roy)

    2014-01-01

    markdownabstractThe policy phrase Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is rapidly gaining ground across Southeast Asia (and beyond). TVET is centrally about ‘skills’ development and considered an important policy component in smoothening young people’s ‘school-to-work transition’.

  8. Internship in Vocational Education and Training: Stakeholders' Perceptions of Its Organisation

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    Akomaning, Edward; Voogt, Joke M.; Pieters, Jules M.

    2011-01-01

    Polytechnic education in Ghana is an offshoot of technical and vocational education and training, which makes internship a sine qua non for its students. The implementation of internships in the departments of hotel catering and institutional management in Ghanaian polytechnics is examined in this study. The perceptions of the stakeholders suggest…

  9. Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intentions: Technical-Vocational Education and Training Students in Ethiopia

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    Buli, Bereket Mamo; Yesuf, Wasihun Mohammed

    2015-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine factors that could explain the difference in entrepreneurial intention (EI) among technical-vocational education and training (TVET) program students. Centered on the theory of planned behavior (TPB), the paper aims to contribute to the understanding of factors that affect EIs of students and offer…

  10. Towards Quality Technical Vocational Education and Training (Tvet) Programmes in Nigeria: Challenges and Improvement Strategies

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    Ayonmike, Chinyere Shirley; Okwelle, P. Chijioke; Okeke, Benjamin Chukwumaijem

    2015-01-01

    Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is widely recognized as a vital driving force for the socio-economic growth and technological development of nations. In achieving the goals and objectives of TVET in Nigeria, the quality of the programme needs to be improved and sustained. The purpose of this study is to ascertain the challenges…

  11. Measuring Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Efficiency: Developing a Framework

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    Liu, Guimei; Clayton, John

    2016-01-01

    The growing demand for an increasingly skilled competitive workforce and the associated demand for change and responsiveness in the provision of technical vocational education and training (TVET) has led to the development of stronger links between New Zealand and the People's Republic of China. A collaborative model programme project aims to…

  12. Towards competence-based technical-vocational education and training in Ethiopia

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    Solomon, Getachew Habtamu

    2016-01-01

    In the human development effort, different countries are underscoring the role of technical-vocational education and training (TVET) in providing relevant knowledge and skills to improve productivity, increase access to employment opportunities and raise the standard of living. It is in recognition

  13. Classroom preoccupations: the shadow of the past in Dutch vocational training

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    van Daalen, R.

    2013-01-01

    This paper outlines the relevance of history for the understanding of everyday life at a lower vocational training school (VMBO) in Amsterdam in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Ideas, symbols and culture of the past remain alive as social memories, and they are employed and reconstruct

  14. Exposure to respirable dust and crystalline silica in bricklaying education at Dutch vocational training centers.

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    Huizer, D.; Spee, T.; Lumens, M.E.G.L.; Kromhout, H.

    2010-01-01

    BACKGROUND: Construction workers are educated at vocational training centers before they begin their working lives. Future bricklayers and their instructors are exposed to respirable dust and possibly to hazardous respirable crystalline silica from trial mortar. METHODS: Thirty-six personal air samp

  15. Innovation in European Vocational Education and Training: Network Learning in England, Finland and Germany

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    Heikkila, Eila

    2013-01-01

    This article presents a comparative study of innovation in vocational education and training (VET) in three innovative European countries: England, Finland and Germany. The focus is on innovation emerging from VET practitioners' (directors, teachers, project coordinators, etc.) participation in inter-organisational networks with local,…

  16. General Education vs. Vocational Training: Evidence from an Economy in Transition. NBER Working Paper No. 14155

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    Malamud, Ofer; Pop-Eleches, Cristian

    2008-01-01

    This paper examines the relative benefits of general education and vocational training in Romania, a country which experienced major technological and institutional change during its transition from Communism to a market economy. To avoid the bias caused by non-random selection, we exploit a 1973 educational reform that shifted a large proportion…

  17. The Financing of Vocational Education and Training in Italy. Financing Portrait. CEDEFOP Panorama.

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    Allulli, Giorgio; D'Agostino, Sandra

    This document details the sources and distribution of financing of vocational education and training (VET) in Italy. Part 1 presents basic information on the political, economic, legislative, and administrative contexts of financing VET. Part 2 describes the sources and distribution mechanisms of funds for the following forms of initial vocational…

  18. Teaching Reflections about the Architectural Design of the Vocational Training Centers in Granada

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    Rodríguez, Luis; Gallego, José L.; Rodríguez, Antonio V.

    2016-01-01

    If the specificity of the architectural space is considered as a measuring element in the education scope to value the prominence of teaching throughout history, it is worth mentioning that the configuration of the vocational training center as a first-rate education scenario that arrives half century of delay with respect to schools, has few…

  19. Investigation on the Status Quo of Migrant Workers’ Motivation for Vocational Training

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    He, Jianhua; ZUO, Lu

    2013-01-01

    The understanding of migrant workers’ motivation for training is of significant importance to promote the vocational training effectiveness. The survey study of 626 migrant workers in Guangdong province identified that occupational development motivation is the most intensive, followed by the social environment and job responsibility while cognitive interest and interrelationship are among the least. Therefore, the authors suggest that appropriate guidance should be conducted to facilitate ...

  20. ECONewFARMERs Building a future for new farmers in ecological farming through vocational training

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    2015-01-01

    In 2013 partners from diffreent european countries started a commom inovation tranfer program with rthe support of Leonardo da Vinci 2013-1-PT1-LEO05-15535 "ECONewFARMERs Building a future for new farmers in ecological farming through vocational training". whithin this paper we outline the outcome of the questionnaires filled by stake holders and - based on the results - the training material developed.

  1. IMAGE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS

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    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available The main purpose of this study is to understand the perception of the image and pride of working in the technical and vocational fields from the perspective of parents and teachers in secondary schools. This study was conducted in two zones, namely North (Kedah and central zone (Selangor. Two schools were chosen from each zone, one from the city (Kajang and the other one from rural (Dengkil, which are sufficient to obtain the views of parents and teachers. Purposive sampling was selected for the focus group discussions in schools with the participation of PTA members, i.e., parents, teachers, career counselors teachers. The results showed that there were two main themes, namely, positive and negative image of technical education and vocational training among parents and teachers. However, the negative image remained resilient among parents and teachers, especially in deciding on career paths in technical and vocational fields. The researcher also identified several new issues, for example, wastage of manpower in the country, among them due to the weak prerequisite set in selecting students in technical and vocational education system; Students who do not meet the Malay Language (Bahasa Melayu prerequisite are unable to continue studying skills at higher certificate level. Students of Islamic studies and Arabic Language, students with academic excellence and girls who are interested in technical education and vocational training should be considered as a highly skilled workforce in the future. Some implications of this study were presented as suggestion in formulating policies to improve the image of technical education and vocational training.

  2. Application of Authenticity Evaluation in Higher Vocational English Listening Comprehensive Practice Course%真实性评价在高职英语听说课程综合实训的应用

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    王荣华

    2012-01-01

    Vocational English listening and speaking course comprehensive training practical course is offered to train stu- dents' language application ability. Authentic assessment of the vocational English listening course comprehensive training authenticity of the design of a more complete evaluation system, hoping to make some exploration and try to reform voca- tional English listening comprehensive training.%高职英语听说课程综合实训是为培养学生的综合语言应用能力而开设的实践性课程。本文将真实性评价引入高职英语听说课程综合实训中,设计了一套较为完整的真实性评价体系,希望能对高职英语听说课程综合实训做出一些探索和尝试性的改革。

  3. 高职商务英语专业技能达标标准的设计与研究%Design and research of business English professional skills standards in higher vocational Business English major

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    赵伟宁

    2013-01-01

    With the constant changes and developments of global economy and education, the objective and mode of talent training in higher vocational education of our country must keep up with the new pattern of social developments and changes. For those students of vocational colleges majoring in Business English, in order to improve their actual comprehensive ability and employability, the key for educational reform is to draw up a scientific and effective standard for professional skills. The author has worked out a systematic standard for professional skills of business English after many years of exploration and practice in Business English major. The implementation and enforcement have cultivated a great number of qualified and application-oriented personnel in Business English major.%  由于世界经济和教育形式的不断变化与发展,我国高等职业教育的人才培养目标和人才培养模式必须要跟上社会发展变化的新格局。为了提高高职商务英语专业学生的综合实力和就业能力,制订出一套科学有效的专业技能达标标准成为了高职商务英语专业教学改革的关键所在。文章作者经过多年对高职商务英语专业的探索与实践,制定出较为完善的商务英语技能达标标准。通过此标准的实施,培养出了一大批高质量的商务英语高技术技能应用型人才。

  4. Development of Ecological Class of Vocational English%高职英语生态课堂的构建

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    吕岩

    2016-01-01

    针对高职英语教学中存在的教与学的失衡、教师与学生关系的失衡、课堂主体与课堂环境的失衡、课内教学与课外活动的失衡等现象,提出在高职英语教学中构建生态课堂。通过对生态课堂内涵的认知,以及高职英语教学中生态失衡现象的分析,进而指明构建高职英语生态课堂的有效途径,实现高职英语教学各元素和结构的优化与平衡,促进高职英语教学沿着良性、多元、开放、和谐、可持续性方向发展,从而最大化地驱动高职英语教学质量的提升和教学效能的释放,达到最佳的教学效果。%Based on the ecological imbalance phenomena existing in the higher vocational English teaching, such as teaching and learning, the relationship between teachers and students, the main body of the class and the class envi-ronment, inside class teaching and outside class activity, this paper proposes developing the ecological class in higher vocational English teaching.Through the understanding of the connotation of the ecological class,as well as the analy-sis of the ecological imbalance, then it indicates the effective ways to construct the ecological class in the higher vo-cational Englishin order to achieve the optimization and balance of each element and structure of higher vocational English teaching, and to promotehigher vocational English teaching’s development along the benign, pluralistic, open, harmonious and sustainable direction. Thereby, it can drive the improvement of the higher vocational English teaching quality and release the teaching efficiency to the largest extent, and then achieve the best teaching effect.

  5. Support from Teachers and Trainers in Vocational Education and Training: The Pathways to Career Aspirations and Further Career Development

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    Hofmann, Claudia; Stalder, Barbara E.; Tschan, Franziska; Häfeli, Kurt

    2014-01-01

    Transition from school to work is a challenging period for young people with learning difficulties. In the dual vocational system of Switzerland, teachers at vocational educational and training (VET)-schools, as well as trainers at VET-companies, provide important support. We were interested in the different pathways from this support to…

  6. A Study of Regional Economic Development demand in Pearl River Delta and Vocational Competence Training of Higher Vocational Enlish%珠三角区域经济产业结构需求与高职英语职业能力培养体系对接研究

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    李波娜

    2015-01-01

    本文基于珠三角经济产业结构下的高职英语职业能力培养与区域经济对接的必要性分析,从高职英语培养目标,课程内容设置,实践教学,双师型教师队伍和教学评价等方面,深入的探讨如何构建与珠三角区域产业结构需求对接的高职英语职业能力培养体系。%Based on the demand of regional economic development in Pearl River Delta and vocational competence training of Higher Vocational English, and from the perspective of training target, the setup of curriculum content, practical teaching, the construction of "double-type" teachers, and teaching evaluation. This purpose of this paper intends to how to construct vocational competence Training system of Higher Vocational English combining with the demand of regional economic development.

  7. Study on the Needs of Continuing Vocational Training for Social Workers in Bulgaria

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    2017-06-01

    Full Text Available The occupation of the social worker in modern times is challenged by the dynamically changing economic and social environment, growing requirements to their qulifications and competences and the needs of gaining new skills and permanen development and improvement. The aim of the presented study of defining the needs for continuing vocational training of specialists providing social services is to provide recommendations regarding the need of training for skills contributing to the increase in the degree of correspondence between labor supply and demand on the labor market, contributing to the improvement of the quality of the labor force in the country as a competitive factor with an increasing importance for successful economic development. The investigation and the specific examples discussed can be a solid basis for future studies and development of models for improvement the system of continuing and vocational training for acquiring the needed knowledge, skills and competences for effective work.

  8. 高职英语反思性教学研究%Reflective teaching in higher vocational English study

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    李蓉

    2015-01-01

    反思性教学作为近年来在国内外教育界极为重要的教育理论,在高职英语教学中也占有重要地位,对教师的专业发展有着重要意义.笔者联系自己的教学实践对高职英语反思性教学的内容、重要性、方法途径和注意事项等进行分析,探讨反思性教学在高职英语教学中的运用.%In recent years, the reflective teaching education is an important education theory both at home and abroad, also occupies an important position in the higher vocational English teaching, the teachers' professional development has important significance. Contact the author own teaching practice in higher vocational English content of reflective teaching, importance, methods, approaches and considerations such as analysis, discusses the application of reflective teaching in the higher vocational English teaching.

  9. Developing a Virtual Reality-Based Vocational Rehabilitation Training Program for Patients with Schizophrenia.

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    Sohn, Bo Kyung; Hwang, Jae Yeon; Park, Su Mi; Choi, Jung-Seok; Lee, Jun-Young; Lee, Ji Yeuon; Jung, Hee-Yeon

    2016-11-01

    Maintaining employment is difficult for patients with schizophrenia because of deterioration of psychosocial and cognitive functions. Such patients usually require vocational rehabilitation training, which is both demanding and costly. In this study, we developed a virtual reality-based vocational rehabilitation training program (VR-VRTP) for such patients and evaluated its feasibility as an alternative to traditional rehabilitation programs. We developed the VR-VRTP to include various situations commonly encountered in two types of occupations: convenience store employee and supermarket clerk. We developed practical situations, as well as a system for providing feedback, to ensure patients would not lose interest during training. Nine participants each performed the VR-VRTP repeatedly per week for a total of 8 weeks. At baseline and after training, all participants were evaluated using the following clinical and neuropsychological tests: Manchester Scale, Clinical Global Impression, Personal and Social Performance Scale (PSP), Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, Zung Depression Rating Scale, Beck Anxiety Inventory, Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Stroop Test, Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test (RCFT), and Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AVLT). After training, patient scores improved on the PSP, general symptoms on the Manchester Scale, AVLT, and delayed recall on the RCFT. The Manchester positive symptom score showed a trend of improvement. No significant changes were observed for other measures. The VR-VRTP may improve general psychosocial function and memory, potentially influencing real-world vocational performance. These findings provide preliminary evidence regarding the utility of the VR-VRTP in patients with schizophrenia.

  10. Vocational English teaching research on cultivating students' vocational core competencies%培养学生职业核心能力的高职英语教学研究

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    宋琳琳

    2016-01-01

    培养学生的职业核心能力是实现学生优质就业的重要途径,也是实现人的全面发展和终身发展的根本手段,关系到学生的前途和未来,改革高职英语教学与职业核心能力的培养是相互促进、相辅相成的。要将职业核心能力的培养和高职英语教学有机地结合起来,从而既能提高学习效率,又能提高学生的就业、创业能力,同时带动其他职业核心能力的提升。%The vocational core competence cultivation is an important way to achieve quality employment of students, and also the realization of the fundamental means of comprehensive development and lifelong development, which is related to student's future. College English teaching reform and vocational core competence training are inseparably interconnected. The combination of them can improve learning efficiency, employment ability, entrepreneurship ability, and promote the upgrading of other professional core competencies.

  11. Application of cognitive strategy in vocational college English listening teaching%认知策略在高职英语听力教学中的运用

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    2012-01-01

      传统的英语听力教学多是一些经验性教学的延续,缺乏科学性。高职高专的英语教学重视实用能力的培养,在听力教学中尤其重视听力能力的养成。但目前我国高职的听力教学还存在很多不足之处,如缺乏相应背景知识的教学、有效的教育教学策略等。认知策略作为学习策略的重要组成部分,与学生听力能力的发展有重要的关系,教师在教学中应该注意采用有效地听力教学策略,注重学生听力学习策略%  The traditional English listening teaching is a continuation of the experiential teaching, lack of scientific nature. Higher vocational English teaching pay attention to practical ability training, in the teaching of listening comprehension, especially listening ability. But at present there still has many deficiencies in our country higher vocational English listening teaching, such as lack of relevant background knowledge teaching, effective teaching strategies. Cognitive strategy as an important component of learning strategy, and has an important relationship with students' listening ability development, teachers should pay attention to the effective strategy of listening teaching, pay attention to students' listening learning strategies.

  12. English Teacher Training Programs in Denmark, Sweden and Turkey

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    Solak, Ekrem

    2016-01-01

    Teachers play one of the most important roles in reaching learning objectives. The qualifications of teachers in an education system reflect the potential of that system and directly influence the learners' achievement. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to compare Danish and Swedish English teacher training programs with that of Turkey and…

  13. The Failure of Vocational Training in Tibetan Areas of China

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    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available China has undergone profound economic change and growth since economic reforms began in the late 1970s. Although associated policies provided many business opportunities in Tibetan areas of China, Tibetans remain poorly equipped to respond to and take advantage of these opportunities. The reasons for this are complex, difficult to assess, and include political, social, cultural, and environmental factors. An examination of current educational practice with a focus on vocational education in Tibetan areas of the PRC suggests that poor education is key to explaining the inability of Tibetans to compete economically with non-Tibetan migrants.

  14. 浅谈高职数控英语词汇的教学重点和教学方法%Teaching Emphases and Methods of NC English Vocabulary in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    2014-01-01

    Vocabulary is one of the NC specialized English teaching emphases in higher vocational colleges. The NC specialized English is a highly practical course and of great application,meanwhile,it has great difference in vocabulary with ordinary English, there-fore, the teaching emphases and methods are also differ with those of ordinary English. In higher vocational colleges, the vocabulary teaching of NC English should combine with the students' English level, and take "practical training, standard pronunciation, polysemy and synonymy, common abbreviated term and special deformation" as the teaching emphases, use flexible teaching methods which are suitable for vocational college students to achieve better teaching effect.%词汇是高职院校数控专业英语教学的重点之一。数控专业英语实践性和应用性很强,并且与普通英语在词汇方面存在很大差异,因此数控专业英语词汇的教学重点和教学方法也与传统的英语词汇教学有所不同。在高职数控专业英语词汇教学中应结合高职学生的英语水平,把“注重实训应用、强化发音规范、讲解一词多义和同义词、识记常见缩略术语、分析词汇特殊变形”作为教学重点,采用适合高职学生的灵活教学方法,从而取得良好的教学效果。

  15. Studying Girls’ Opportunities to the Variation of the Field in Qom Vocational Training

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    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available This study has been done to review of the girls’ opportunity to the variation of the field in Qom vocational training branch. The sample consisted of 318 female students of vocational training in the 2010-2011 school years which selected in random, cluster, class and a structured questionnaire was completed by them with 0.78 as reliability coefficient. The study shows that only 33.4 percent of girls in the industry have the opportunity to select their profession. There is a 95 percent of confidence interval for girls’ opportunity ratio in the industrial sector (38.6 and 28.2 which shows a significant difference of girls’ opinions on their opportunities. In agricultural field, only 43.4 percent of girls have the opportunity to select their educational field. There is a 95 percent of confidence interval for girls’ opportunity ratio in the agricultural sector (48.8 and 38.0 which shows a significant difference of girls’ opinions their opportunities. In service sector, only 51.7 percent of girls have the opportunity to select their educational field. There is a 95 percent of confidence interval for girls’ opportunity ratio in the service sector (46.5 and 57.2 which shows a non significant difference of girls’ opinions their opportunities. Overall, only 9.3% of girls have the opportunity to select their educational field. There is a 95 percent of confidence interval for girls’ opportunity ratio in the industrial sector (6.1 and 12.5 which shows a non significant difference of girls’ opinions their opportunities. Also, the possibility to prepare vocational training students for employment in the labor market, the possibility of the role played by vocational training in providing employment for young people – the influence of the future course for students on course selection – students’ interests in course selection and the possibility of keeping on the education in students interested fields in university are all high

  16. HR policies and practices in vocational education and training institutions: understanding the implementation gap through the lens of discourses

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    Runhaar, P.R.; Runhaar, H.

    2012-01-01

    Vocational education and training (VET) institutions face serious challenges, like educational innovations and upcoming teacher shortages, which require them to invest in their human capital. However, the implementation of human resources (HR) policies and practices often stagnates. Using the Dutch

  17. HR policies and practices in vocational education and training institutions. Understanding the implementation gap through the lens of discourses

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    Runhaar, P.R.; Runhaar, H.A.C.

    2012-01-01

    Vocational education and training (VET) institutions face serious challenges, like educational innovations and upcoming teacher shortages, which require them to invest in their human capital. However, the implementation of human resources (HR) policies and practices often stagnates. Using the Dutch

  18. HR policies and practices in vocational education and training institutions. Understanding the implementation gap through the lens of discourses

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    Runhaar, P.R.; Runhaar, H.A.C.

    2012-01-01

    Vocational education and training (VET) institutions face serious challenges, like educational innovations and upcoming teacher shortages, which require them to invest in their human capital. However, the implementation of human resources (HR) policies and practices often stagnates. Using the

  19. Training Japanese listeners to identify American English vowels

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    Nishi, Kanae; Kewley-Port, Diane

    2005-04-01

    Perception training of phonemes by second language (L2) learners has been studied primarily using consonant contrasts, where the number of contrasting sounds rarely exceeds five. In order to investigate the effects of stimulus sets, this training study used two conditions: 9 American English vowels covering the entire vowel space (9V), and 3 difficult vowels for problem-focused training (3V). Native speakers of Japanese were trained for nine days. To assess changes in performance due to training, a battery of perception and production tests were given pre- and post-training, as well as 3 months following training. The 9V trainees improved vowel perception on all vowels after training, on average by 23%. Their performance at the 3-month test was slightly worse than the posttest, but still better than the pretest. Transfer of training effect to stimuli spoken by new speakers was observed. Strong response bias observed in the pretest disappeared after the training. The preliminary results of the 3V trainees showed substantial improvement only on the trained vowels. The implications of this research for improved training of L2 learners to understand speech will be discussed. [Work supported by NIH-NIDCD DC-006313 & DC-02229.

  20. 高职校英语分层次教学的运用%Higher Vocational School English Teaching Application

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    沈佶

    2012-01-01

      分层次教学指的是在高职学生在学习英语的过程中,出现了学生英语知识基础不牢靠,学生之间存在着智力和非智力原因的差异,老师针对此等差异而采取的有目的性的分层次英语教学,最终获得不同层面的教学收益的一种教学手段。该文基于对高职校英语分层次教学的重要性概念的理解,继而在高职校中对分层次教学英语的运用展开分析,最后总结出高职校英语分层次教学中需要注意的问题。希望通过该文的论述中对高职校英语分层次教学的探讨,能够对培育现代社会所需要的多样性技术专业人才能有所启迪。%  Teaching in the vocational college students in the process of English learning, appeared the student English knowl⁃edge base is not firm, students between the intellectual and non intellectual reasons for the differences, such differences and teacher to take the purpose of leveled English teaching at different levels of teaching, finally obtain the proceeds teaching means. This article is based on the higher vocational school English teaching and the importance of understanding of the con⁃cept, and then in the vocational school in multi-level teaching English to launch the analysis, finally summarizes the high voca⁃tional English teaching at different levels need to pay attention to the problems. I hope this paper on Higher Vocational School English teaching discussion, to cultivate modern society needs diversity technology professional to edify.

  1. Reading Materials Adaption for English Language Training

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    2012-01-01

    According to the observance of ELT (English Language Training)classes in China, the selection of reading materials becomes a big problem. Most teachers there are in a traditional way of following the textbooks, and regard texts given in those books as the sole resource of teaching materials. However, those texts are not ideal for all situations, and when there are problems, we need to make improvements instead of sticking to the authority of textbooks. In this paper the author will illustrate the necessity of adapting reading textbooks mainly in a Chinese ELT context and set forth some corresponding suggestions about adaption in differ- ent cases.

  2. Challenges for the work-based learning in vocational education and training

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    Jørgensen, Christian Helms

    Dual systems of vocational education and training that build on the tradition of apprenticeship, have many attractive qualities, seen from a political perspective. VET systems that comprise a significant amount of work-based training, provide a valuable alternative for young people who chose...... not to pursue an academic career. Countries with strong apprenticeship systems tend to have less youth unemployment and a smoother transition to the labour market than others. Furthermore, from a learning perspective, the out-comes of work-based training and informal learning are enhanced when they are combined...

  3. Challenges for work-based learning in vocational education and training in the Nordic Countries

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    Jørgensen, Christian Helms

    2015-01-01

    Dual systems of vocational education and training that build on the tradition of apprenticeship, have many attractive qualities, seen from a political perspective. VET systems that comprise a significant amount of work-based training, provide a valuable alternative for young people who chose...... not to pursue an academic career. Countries with strong apprenticeship systems tend to have less youth unemployment and a smoother transition to the labour market than others. Furthermore, from a learning perspective, the outcomes of work-based training and informal learning are enhanced when they are combined...

  4. 高职英语专业学生阅读策略培养探析%Analysis on Fostering Reading Strategies of Higher Vocational English Majors

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    王丽君

    2011-01-01

    English reading is the main tool of information input for the English language learners and it is one of the important learning skills.This paper investigates the present situation of English reading in the higher vocational college.Some implications and sugges-tions are given at the end of the paper in the practical reading training.It suggests that the teacher should choose appropriate reading materials,stimulate the enthusiasm of students,and encourage students to read more extensively out of class and so on.%阅读是获取信息的重要渠道,是培养学生通过视觉感知书面文字符号并获取信息能力的途径,更是提高听、说、写能力的有力杠杆。阅读能力是大学生在今后生活工作中所需要的主要语言技能之一,在高职英语专业的英语教学中要始终注重阅读能力的培养。本文通过分析高职英语专业学生在英语阅读方面存在的问题,阐述如何在英语阅读教学活动中进行阅读策略的训练。

  5. The Cultivation of Vocational Abilities Should be Strengthened in Higher Vocational English Teaching%高职英语教学应突出职业能力的培养

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    吕翠玲

    2015-01-01

    The substance of higher vocational education is to cultivate more professional technical personnel to meet social position requirements and national development strategy. As the significant content of entire higher vocational education, higher vocational English teaching not only relates to students' vocational ability and career prospects, but also the competition of comprehensive national power in the future. Therefore, the cultivation of vocational ability in higher vocational English teaching is the difficulty and key point in reforming educational system. Combining the current situation of vocational ability cultivation in higher vocational English teaching, it proposed the effective approaches of how to cultivate students' vocational ability so as to provide educators with reference and communication.%高职教育的主旨是为社会培养更多的专业性技术人才,与社会岗位需求和国家发展战略遥相呼应。高职英语教学作为整个高职教学的重要内容,不仅关系到学生以后的职业能力和就业前景,还和未来国家综合国力的竞争有着密切的关系。因此,重视高职英语教学中职业能力的培养,是教育体制改革的难点和重点。结合高职英语教学中职业能力培养的现状,提出了如何培养学生职业能力的有效途径,以供广大教育工作者借鉴和交流。

  6. Work Esteem And Re-Branding Of Technical Education And Vocational Training From The Perspective Of Parents, Teachers And Apprentice

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    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Several issues were raised from the study of technical and vocational education: low pay, no career path for their future, unable to get admission to university, and finally technical education and vocational training are perceived to be for school dropouts and special needs students (the disabled (Ahmad Esa , 2010; Ramlee, 1999; Wancott, 2000; Gray, 1997; Stone, 1993; Kang and Bishop, 1986. Although various efforts have been undertaken by several agencies to encourage technical education and vocational training to the public, students and parents still prefer academic education to vocational education. Why does this phenomenon still exist despite the publicity given by many agencies? Do parents, students, teachers and school counselors, and various related parties understand the system of vocational education? Aren’t there sufficient promotion arranged? Aren’t there enough "success stories" of those doing technical education and vocational training brought to light by local media? This qualitative study was conducted in two zones, namely, the north (Kedah and central zone (Selangor, two schools were chosen from each zone; one school in the city (Kajang and one from the rural (Dengkil, which are sufficient to get the views of  parents and teachers. The results showed that there was a positive response from parents and teachers about the work reputation and re-branding of technical education and vocational training. Technical and vocational fields are no longer targeted for weak students; on the other hand this study has shown that parents believe that girls too can become successful mechanics. Now parents and teachers are encouraging students to pursue their field of interest, and no longer judge them based on test results per se to take up tertiary education. The path of technical education and vocational training can be advanced to university level and continued abroad. There are suggestions that opportunity should also be given to

  7. Developments in Vocational Education since 1976.

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    Henze, Jurgen

    1984-01-01

    Assesses developments in Chinese vocational education since 1976 and between 1949 and 1976; defines terminology; profiles secondary vocational education alternatives, including secondary specialized schools, workers' training schools, agricultural/vocational high schools, vocational (technical) schools, apprenticeship training, and continuation…

  8. Influence of motivation on academic performance of students undertaking vocational training

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    Javier J. Maquilón Sánchez

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Vocational training in Spain is not longer an option for those students who do not reach the right level to attend secondary school, and has turned into a professional alternative of high quality and with high levels of employability. The analysis of the motivations that foster student learning is very useful in order to design intervention proposals which may improve the quality of student learning. This research study is a response to this approach. We present a theoretical review of the basics of motivation and its relationship with learning, followed by an empirical study of considerable length, whose results are striking: both mid-level and higher level vocational course students require supervision and specific training in all aspects related to motivation and learning strategies.

  9. Between General Education and Vocational Training or What Claims Future has on Us

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    Dušana Findeisen

    1996-12-01

    Full Text Available Dušana Findeisen deals with the relationship between general education and vocational training in the future. White qualifications needed on the labour market in 15 years are not easily predictable, it is possible to predict with certainty only the kind of people needed and which basic qualifications are to be included among the educational goals to be attained by school population and adults. Among basic qualifications or competencies are ranging: managing thinking processes, communication competence, competence of playing an active role in community, attitude towards environment. Further, the author points out the need for different didactic processes and evaluation ensuring a balance of various elements of education and "producing" well balanced people. General education should penetrate "narrow gauge" vocational training of adults, since enterprises do not search only for good professionals but also for people able to adapt and to develop along with them.

  10. Exploration on the Development Road of Higher Vocational Business English Based on the Industry%以行业为依托,探索高职商务英语专业发展之路

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    刘香萍

    2014-01-01

    This paper points out that in order to construct featured higher vocational business English, the managers must combine with the related industries and rely on leading industry sunrise industry to construct composite business English which combines English skills and industry skills. They must construct the curriculum system with industry characteristics and implement work-integrated learning personnel training mode.%本文提出高职商务英语专业要真正办出特色,必须结合相关行业,以龙头行业、朝阳产业为依托,建设具有商务英语技能与行业技能相结合的复合型专业,构建具有行业特色的课程体系,实施工学结合的人才培养模式。

  11. Vocational Training for Industry in the Northern Plains.

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    Northern Natural Gas Co., Omaha, NE. Dept. of Area Development.

    This study of the Northern Plains States (Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin) post secondary educational facilities for training craftsmen and operatives for manufacturing and related industries was conducted by means of a questionnaire survey. For each occupation in which training was offered, schools were requested…

  12. English Teaching in Higher Vocational principles and Implementation%高职英语教改中的要求原则把握与实施

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    薛超

    2014-01-01

    随着社会对高职毕业生能力素质要求的不断提高,对高职英语教学也提出了新的改革要求。通过当前英语教学中两种常见模式存在问题的分析,归纳出高职英语教改应遵循的原则,并对高职英语教改中提出了相应的策略与建议,以期促进高职英语教育改革方案更加趋于完善。%along with the social requirements for the competence of higher vocational graduates continue to improve, also puts forward the new requirements of the reform of English Teaching in Higher Vocational colleges. Through the current English teaching two kinds of mode analysis of the existing problems, summed up the teaching reform of Vocational College English should follow the principle, and the corresponding strategies and suggestions put forward to the English teaching reform in higher vocational education, in order to promote the reform of Higher Vocational English education scheme more perfect.

  13. On the Development of Maritime English Listening and Speaking Abilities for Vocational Secondary Schools in Autonomous Learning Mode%论自主学习模式下中职航海英语听说能力的培养

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    翁燕君

    2012-01-01

    New requirement for English ability of the maritime English majors in vocational secondary schools is proposed in the new social situation. Students'autonomous learning methods and their speaking and listening abilities directly influence their English abilities. Focusing on the importance of autonomous learning mode and the listening and speaking training for maritime English teaching, summary and analysis is made on the problems in maritime English listening and speaking training, finally, fundamental methods and items need attention are presented for the development of maritime English listening and speaking abilities for vocational secondary schools in autonomous learning mode.%新的社会形势对中职航海专业学生的英语水平提出了新的要求,学生的自主学习方式与听说能力的优劣,直接影响着航海专业学生的英语水平以及学生在航海操作中英语的正常表达。通过从目前航海英语教学中自主学习模式与听说能力训练的重要性入手,就航海英语听说能力训练中的问题进行归纳与分析,提出自主学习模式下培养航海学生英语听说能力的基本方法和注意事项。

  14. Review of IT Training of the Professional Accountants in Romania from Undergraduate and Graduate Studies and Continuous Vocational Training Perspective

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    Gianina Mihai

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available Accounting was the first organizational activity to be taken into consideration when IT technologies emerged, due to its very well regulated nature, which allowed an easy algorithm creation process. Next to the Accounting departments, the corresponding profession was strongly affected ever since IT technologies were first used in this field of activity, from the replacement of execution-level accountants in the beginning, up to the complete dependency of IT in the present, as now it is not possible anymore to perform the accounting profession without involving and using IT tools and applications. In this context, we consider IT skills to be essential for every professional accountant. In Romania, the learning process of these skills must be provided by universities, which are the main entities involved in the superior training of professional accountants and also by continuous vocational training programs, which are conceived and coordinated by professional organizations. In this article, we propose an analysis of the extent to which Romanian Universities provide IT training, both from a bachelor and graduate point of view, with the help of Curriculum for the only available specialization in the Accounting domain, Accounting and Management Information Systems (AMIS. We also propose to study the extent to which this training can be obtained and improved by the means of the continuous vocational training programs.

  15. A Brief Discussion on the Reform of Higher Vocational Business English Talent Cultivation Model%浅议高职商务英语人才培养模式改革

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    沈玉婷

    2013-01-01

      随着中国加入WTO与经济全球化的发展,社会对于一专多能的商务英语复合型人才的需求量也逐渐增强,各地高职院校也纷纷开设了商务英语专业。然而为了适应新形势的需要,商务英语人才的传统培养模式也亟待进行改革。本文主要从培养目标、课程设置、教学模式、师资队伍建设等方面分析了高职商务英语人才培养模式改革的途径。%With China's accession to the WTO and the develop-ment of economic globalization, the social demand for the com-pound talents business English multi-skill gradually increased throughout higher vocational colleges, and many colleges have also opened business English major. However, in order to adapt to the needs of the new situation, the traditional training model for business English talent should also be reformed. From the train-ing objectives, curriculum setting, teaching mode, and teaching staff construction, this paper analyzes the approach of the reform on business English talent training model.

  16. Role of Krishi Vigyan Kenderas for the empowerment of rural women through vocational trainings

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    Tabasum Nazir

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available The present study was conducted to determine the role of Krishi Vigyan Kenderas for the empowerment of rural women in Kashmir valley in the year 2010-12. A sample of 400 rural women out of 800 covered under different vocational training courses of Kvks was selected by random sampling method for data collection. A structured interview schedule was prepared and was pretested on 10 percent of the respondents before final use. The study revealed that majority of the respondents (46.75% became independent, (30.5% respondents had reduced their dependency and a small number of respondents (22.75% did not feel any change in their dependency. The findings revealed that majority of the, respondents developed their leadership qualities, can make self assessment, got economic freedom, developed their psychological confidence and became able to take decisions. Thus vocational trainings given through kvks plays a positive role for the empowerment of rural women who have undergone through trainings and adopted the recommendations of the given practices. The findings of the study also revealed that majority of the women respondents had increased their psychological confidence and decreased their sub-ordination and cent percent of the women respondents agreed that vocational trainings given by Krihi Vigyan Kenderas provided an opportunity for women to enhance their economy and improve the socio economic status of rural women. More than half of the respondents revealed that they earn profit by adopting these skills and have increased their income and became socially, economically and psychologically empowered. The training of cutting and tailoring, knitting, fruit and vegetable preservation and tilla work has increased the economic status of trainees and also of their families. The positive change in their living status was also visible. Hence training programmes organized by KVKs especially for rural women for their empowerment plays a positive role.

  17. COMPANY-BASED VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING: CASE STUDIES OF SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRIES IN JAPAN AND SWEDEN

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    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available In this paper we analyze the motives, functioning, and results of vocational education and training in two companies in the shipbuilding industry in two different countries (Japan and Sweden in different time periods. The institutional framework differs substantially in the two cases and, partly as a consequence, the responses to challenges in securing an adequate supply often varied. However, our results indicate that not only was training important for supplying the companies with skilled labor, but also that it was crucial to creating career ladders for workers. This helped to develop company loyalty, which was important for retaining skilled workers.

  18. Technical and Vocational Teaching and Training in Gabon: How Future Teachers Build Their Vocational Identity?

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    Nze, Jean Sylvain Bekale; Ginestie, Jacques

    2012-01-01

    The professionalism of teachers is based on three levels of expertise: mastering academic knowledge, mastering the teaching of this knowledge and mastering the role played by teachers in schools. For each of these levels, each student during the teacher training courses has his own understanding. This understanding influences their perception of…

  19. The Concept of English Philologists’ Training at Swiss Universities

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    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available The issue of plurilingual approach usage to the study of foreign languages has been made actual on case study of Swiss universities. Basic concepts of English philologists’ formation at Swiss universities have been determined. These components have been analyzed with relation to their relevance to the prospective philologist in English Linguistics and Literature. The attention has been focused on the effectiveness of Swisss higher education up to the indicator “skills” (Global Information Technological Report 2014, Networked Readinnes Index, NRI according to the World Economic Forum on the development of information technologies in different countries. The emphasis has been made on mutual interaction between sectors of secondary and higher education, that contributes to the quality improvement of education in the country. Some steps in the process of modernization in primary and secondary education have been indicated, such as the usage of the Swiss version of the European Language Portfolio; development of “Profession-related Language Competence Profile for Foreign Language Teachers at Lower Secondary Schools”, “The Passepartout Language Teacher Profile”. Attention is paid to the following changes of teachers’ training: its belonging to tertiary study; mandatory practice-teach for English teachers in English-speaking countries, the required level of command of English language as admission to study in Bachelor and Master programs; capability to work in other linguistic regions, which in turn causes the requirements on quality assurance of particular region language proficiency according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

  20. Research on the Business English training model within MBA program

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    The paper presents a brief summary of the research on the Business English training model within MBA program students. This study is devoted to the problem of developing a professional foreign language communicative competency of MBA program participants. A particular feature of additional MBA qualification is its international status which presupposes that its graduates (mid-level and top managers) should realize their professional tasks in a foreign language. The analysis of literary ...

  1. 语篇连贯与衔接在高职英语写作中的应用%Discourse coherence and cohesion are using in higher vocational English writing

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    何蔚涵

    2012-01-01

      文章运用语篇连贯衔接理论,通过分析高职学生英语作文中存在的现状,尤其是语法衔接方面和词汇衔接方面存在的一些问题,分析了语篇的连贯衔接手段、主位推进模式等知识在提高高职学生作文质量的重要性,最后提出了提高语篇意识和英语基础知识、开设专门的写作课,加强高职学生写作技巧练习等措施提高高职学生英语写作语篇衔接与连贯的运用能力,以此提高学生的写作能力。%  This paper applying discourse cohesion coherence theory, through the analysis of higher vocational College students' English writing in the current situation, especially the grammatical cohesion and lexical cohesion and some existing problems, analysis of the coherence of discourse cohesion, thematic knowledge in improving higher vocational students' writing quality importance, finally proposed to improve discourse awareness and basic knowledge of English, offering special writing course, strengthen the vocational students' writing skills training and other measures to improve higher vocational college students' English writing cohesion and coherence of discourse competence, so as to improve the students' writing ability.

  2. Brief Introduction about Vocabulary Teaching in Vocational English Education%浅谈中职英语词汇教学

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    方萍

    2014-01-01

    结合自身丰富的教学实践经验,教师对中职英语教学中存在的突出问题进行了认真的分析与探讨,并以此为基础提出了具体的应对解决策略,旨在于借此优化中职英语词汇教学,提高学生的词汇学习效率,从而为其日后的英语学习奠定良好的基础。%Combined with her plentiful experience in teaching practice,teacher analyzed and discussed the outstanding problems which exist in the vocabulary teaching in vocational English education. On this basis,teacher also put forward some resolution strategies,her chief aim lies in optimize the vocational English vocabulary teaching and improve the students’ vocabulary learning efficiency,thus laying a good foundation for students’ future English learning.

  3. Impact Assessment of a Vocational Training Program for Persons with Disabilities in Bangladesh

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    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a vocational training programme in enabling 261 persons with disabilities to find employment in Bangladesh.Methods: A qualitative method, which employed interviews and focus group discussions, assessed the effect of the training programme on key individual, societal and physical factors set out by the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (2001.Results: 157 persons with disabilities (60% secured employment after training. Of these, 74% reported that they were able to provide a better livelihood for their families, 92% reported increased social acceptance, and 83% reported improvement in overall quality of life. Of those who did not find employment, 15% cited issues related to the training course, 6% mentioned discriminatory attitudes of potential employers and 12% had problems related to physical access. Conclusions and Implications: These results suggest that the vocational training programme improved the (reentry of persons with disabilities into employment, which in turn aided their rehabilitation. However, discriminatory attitudes towards them at the workplace were reported.doi: 10.5463/dcid.v23i3.81

  4. Get a vocation: keeping on top of studies Reducing the drop-out rate in vocational upper secondary education and training

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    European business life is in constant need of a skilled labour force; however, in some sectors there is starting to be a shortage of people with good skills. One of the problems is the drop-out rate in vocational upper secondary education and training. The Finnish Ministry of Education commissioned a study in 2006–2007 on reducing the number of drop-outs, GET A VOCATION – KEEPING ON TOP OF STUDIES. 14 education providers whose educational institutions had a low drop-out percent...

  5. The Application of Multimedia in English Teaching in Vocational Colleges%多媒体在高职高专英语教学中的应用

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    2015-01-01

    In higher vocational colleges English teaching situation of comprehensive summary and profoundly expounded the multimedia in Higher Vocational English teaching application of the theoretical basis, from the teacher''s point of depar-ture, according to the points out that higher vocational college English teaching quality strategy.%本文就高职高专院校英语专业教学现状进行全面总结,在深刻阐述多媒体在高职高专英语教学中应用的理论基础上,从老师的角度出发,有针对性的指出提高高职高专英语教学质量的策略.

  6. Assessment of prior learning in adult vocational education and training

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    Aarkrog, Vibe; Wahlgren, Bjarne

    2015-01-01

    the assessment is based on a scholastic perception of the students’ needs for training, reflecting one of the most important challenges in APL: how can practical experience be transformed into credits for the knowledge parts of the programs? The study shows that by combining several APL methods and comparing...... the teachers’ assessments the teachers respond to the issues of validity and reliability. However, validity and reliability might be even further strengthened, if the competencies are well defined, if the education system is aware ofsecuring a reasonable balance between knowing how, knowing that, and knowing...... why, and if the teachers are adequately trained for the assessment procedures....

  7. TABADO: "Evaluation of a smoking cessation program among Adolescents in Vocational Training Centers": Study protocol

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    2009-11-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background Most of the efforts to reduce teenagers' tobacco addiction have focused on smoking prevention and little on smoking cessation. A smoking cessation program (TABADO study, associating pharmacologic and cognitive-behavioural strategy, on a particularly vulnerable population (vocational trainees, was developed. This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of the program which was offered to all smokers in a population aged 15 to 20 years in Vocational Training Centers (VTC. This paper presents the TABADO study protocol. Methods The study is quasi-experimental, prospective, evaluative and comparative and takes place during the 2 years of vocational training. The final population will be composed of 2000 trainees entering a VTC in Lorraine, France, during the 2008-2009 period. The intervention group (1000 trainees benefited from the TABADO program while no specific intervention took place in the "control" group (1000 trainees other than the treatment and education services usually available. Our primary outcome will be the tobacco abstinence rate at 12 months. Discussion If the program proves effective, it will be a new tool in the action against smoking in populations that have been seldom targeted until now. In addition, the approach could be expanded to other young subjects from socially disadvantaged backgrounds in the context of a public health policy against smoking among adolescents. Trial registration Clinical trial identification number is NTC00973570.

  8. 以实践为导向的高职高专商务英语专业课程体系构建%Practice-oriented curriculum system construction of business English in higher vocational college

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    崔璨

    2013-01-01

      近年来随着我国对商务英语人才的需求增长,很多高职高专院校开设商务英语专业,但同时专业课程体系开发中的问题也日益突出。高职高专院校应树立以实践为导向的课程体系建设思想,课程设置应突出职业教育特色,并细分为语言能力模块、商务技能模块、综合实训模块,从而提升学生的实践能力。%In recent years our country needs more talents of business English and many higher vocational colleges have set up business English major, at the same time the problems existed in development of curriculum system have become increasingly prominent. The higher vocational colleges should establish the practice-oriented curriculum system construction idea, and the curriculum system construction should stress the characteristics of vocational education, and subdivide the curriculum into language skills module, business skills module and comprehensive training module, so as to develop the students’ practical ability.

  9. Computer Education in the Vocational Teacher Training Centre at Eindhoven.

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    Houben, J. W. M. A.; Verbunt, J. A.

    1985-01-01

    Teachers from The Netherland's 26 higher technical colleges in need of a teaching qualification (called an "informatica") were able to obtain it by in-service training, organized and offered by universities. Types of courses offered and policy describing information technology activities to be developed in the country by 1989 are…

  10. Alienating Curriculum Work in Australian Vocational Education and Training

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    Hodge, Steven

    2016-01-01

    Competency-based training (CBT) is a curriculum model employed in educational sectors, professions and industries around the world. A significant feature of the model is its permeability to control by interests outside education. In this article, a "Neoliberal" version of CBT is described and analysed in the context of Australian…

  11. QUALITY OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING THROUGH PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT INSTRUMENTS

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    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available It appears that, during the process of continuous training, there is a growing need from VET providers of a reliable and easy to use tool ensuring the quality of the services provided. Product life cycle active management, including the use of suitable PLM software, is or may be a tool for monitoring and controlling product portfolio of an educational institution. It can be recommended not only for reasons of quality assurance, but also to facilitate the development of products for greater transparency in strategic business areas, and not least, to maintain competitiveness of VET providers. The Q-PLM project analysed the core of the product life cycle management in other sectors, identified the relevant variables that have an impact on the life cycle of VET provision and, on this basis, developed the beta version of a IT tool (software for product life cycle management addressed to VET providers, and a user manual for product life cycle management. The Q-PLM software makes possible the identification of the training products lifecycle, the life cycle stages, the key success factors and indicators for the training products lifecycle, separately for each training program and for each college.

  12. Computer Education in the Vocational Teacher Training Centre at Eindhoven.

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    Houben, J. W. M. A.; Verbunt, J. A.

    1985-01-01

    Teachers from The Netherland's 26 higher technical colleges in need of a teaching qualification (called an "informatica") were able to obtain it by in-service training, organized and offered by universities. Types of courses offered and policy describing information technology activities to be developed in the country by 1989 are…

  13. Quality in Vocational Education and Training: An Essentially Contested Concept

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    Zoellner, Don

    2015-01-01

    Quality's appeal resides in the genetics of Australia's national training system and its early 1990s development. Deploying Bacchi's application of contested concepts, problem representation and their place in public policy development and implementation, it is argued that quality plays an important systemic transactional function. In addition to…

  14. Utilisation of 2nd generation web technologies in master level vocational teacher training

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    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available The Masters level Opportunities and Technological Innovation in Vocational Teacher Education project (project site: http://motivate.tmpk.bmf.hu/ aims to develop the use and management of virtual learning environments in the area of vocational teacher training, drawing on a well established international partnership of institutions providing both technical and educational expertise. This paper gives an overall picture of the first results and products of the collaboration. We touch upon the goals, the assessments and the learning process of using “Multimedia and e-Learning: e-learning methods and tools” module in details. The main cooperative and collaborative devices are presented in virtual learning environment. The communication during collaborative learning, the structured debate on forum and the benefits of collaborative learning in VLE are interpreted at the end of this paper.

  15. Comparison of ophthalmic training in 6 English-speaking countries.

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    Fahim, Abigail T; Simunovic, Matthew P; Mammo, Zaid; Mitry, Danny; Pakzad-Vaezi, Kaivon; Bradley, Patrick; Mahroo, Omar A

    2016-06-01

    To compare key characteristics of ophthalmology training programs in 6 different English-speaking countries: Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Seven ophthalmologists with personal knowledge of all 6 systems contributed. The main features examined were career pathway, duration of training, surgical training, governing bodies, and examination structure. Data were collected from the literature, online resources, and personal experience. Several differences were highlighted, including length of training (ranging from 4 to 9 years after medical school), number of surgical procedures such as cataracts (ranging from minimum 86 to approximately 600), and structure of fellowship training. As trainees increasingly seek international experience to enhance their knowledge and skills, the similarities and differences between training programs in different countries have become more relevant. Some of these differences may reflect differing needs of different patient populations and different healthcare delivery systems across the globe. However, these differences should also prompt educators to more carefully scrutinize their own training system and search for potential improvements. Copyright © 2016 Canadian Ophthalmological Society. All rights reserved.

  16. QUALITY ASSURANCE COURSES IN VET (VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR TOURISM ORGANISED BY THE CENTRE FOR TOURISM TRAINING

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    Full Text Available Quality Assurance Courses in VET (Vocational Education and Training for Tourism Organised by the Centre for Tourism Training. The article seeks to give utterance to the findings of the pilot course on quality assurance designed and organised by the Centre for Tourism Training (CTT as part of the AQUA.TS European Lifelong Learning project. The CTT has become involved in research and exchange of experience in the field of quality assurance driven by the educational policy-related background set out by the European documents and tools, including EQARF, EQAVET, the principles of lifelong learning and adult education. The main theoretic background to the present paper was assured by the European Commission documents regarding quality assurance in VET, while the experience and good practices acquired by the CTT have profoundly marked its quality assurance–oriented policy. Against this background, The Centre for Tourism Training (CTT of the Faculty of Geography, University Babes-Bolyai, Romania, delivered a pilot training course on Quality Assurance in VET during 16 March and 10 April 2015. The training consisted of a theoretical knowledge-building module (16.03. 2015 – 27.03. 2015 and a practical module (30.03.2015 -10.04.2015, the latter focused on the use of the AQUA.TS TOOLKIT, an IT device aimed at the self-evaluation of the quality of performance of trainers and training providers, whose efficiency was tested during the organised training program.

  17. QUALITY OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING THROUGH PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT INSTRUMENTS

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    Carmen CHAŞOVSCHI; Mariana VLAD

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    It appears that, during the process of continuous training, there is a growing need from VET providers of a reliable and easy to use tool ensuring the quality of the services provided. Product life cycle active management, including the use of suitable PLM software, is or may be a tool for monitoring and controlling product portfolio of an educational institution. It can be recommended not only for reasons of quality assurance, but also to facilitate the development of products for greater tr...

  18. Communicative Competence Development in the Course of Vocational Training

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    Full Text Available The paper, devoted to the communicative competence development, regards it as the key element of professional competence. Modern specialists in any sphere of professional activity need the necessary information and communication skills (i.e. the ability to use the principles of busyness communication for planning and analysis, goal-setting, choosing strategies, understanding the partners’ intentions and modifying the communication ways. The author highlights the labor market requirements to communication skills of the higher school graduates, and insists on introducing the theoretical and practical methods of communication competence development into the educational curricula. The paper specifies the aspects of perception and reflection in interpersonal contacts, and describes the group training methods with the main emphasis on such collective forms as role plays, group discussions, and training sessions. The outlines of the training program in business communication are given along with its approbation results including the improvements in students’ self-assessment, group communication, feelings, moods, activity, self-control in conflict situations, etc. 

  19. Community Safety and Recidivism in Australia: Breaking the Cycle of Reoffending to Produce Safer Communities through Vocational Training

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    Bahn, Susanne

    2011-01-01

    This article links community safety with recidivism and argues that reintegration of offenders is a community responsibility. The paper discusses the role of vocational training for incarcerated offenders as a tool to reduce recidivism. Training and subsequent employment for released offenders are factors that assist them to become contributing…

  20. On English Teaching to Minority Students in Higher Vocational Schools%高职院校民语言学生英语教学问题探析

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    钟蜀玲

    2011-01-01

    English teaching to minority students with both English and students’ native languages is an important part of English teaching in higher vocational schools.The paper analyzes the problems in English class with all minority students and proposes some solutions.%民语言学生的英语教学是高职院校英语教学的一个重要组成部分,针对民语言学生英语教学中存在的问题,提出了相关的应对策略。

  1. Photovoltaic energy conversion in vocational training. Training program for electrical engineering; Photovoltaik in der beruflichen Ausbildung. Lernprogramm. Berufsfeld Elektrotechnik

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    ISET is an application-orientated research institute for designing electric systems for renewable energy use, rational energy use, andwater treatment. ISET focuses on environmentally acceptable an sustainable use of energy and water and the saving of natural resources. This training program was developed by ISET in cooperation with the department of vocational training of Gesamthochschule Kassel University and is based on two diploma dissertations. It is available on CD-ROM and presents the fundamentals of photovoltaic energy conversion for vocational training in the field of electrical engineering. [German] Das ISET ist ein anwendungsorientiertes Forschungsinstitut zur Gestaltung der elektrischen Systemtechnik fuer die Nutzung erneuerbarer Energien, der rationellen Energieverwendung und der Wasserbehandlung. Wir setzen uns fuer einen umweltvertraeglichen und nachhaltigen Umgang mit Energie und Wasser zur Erhaltung der natuerlichen Lebensgrundlagen ein. Bei der Entwicklung des Lernprogrammes hat das ISET die technisch-wissenschaftliche Betreuung uebernommen. Das Lernprogramm wurde im Rahmen von zwei Diplomarbeiten an der Universitaet Gesamthochschule Kassel, Fachbereich Berufs- und Fachdidaktik, entwickelt und wird in Form einer CD-ROM angeboten. Die curriculare und didaktische Entwicklung eines Lerngebietes zur Photovoltaik fuer die Berufsausbildung im Berufsfeld Elektrotechnik waren Schwerpunkt der Arbeiten. (orig./AKF)

  2. Assessment of Prior Learning in Adult Vocational Education and Training

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    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available The article deals about the results of a study of school-based Assessment of Prior Learning of adults who have enrolled as students in a VET college in order to qualify for occupations as skilled workers. Based on examples of VET teachers’ methods for assessing the students’ prior learning in the programs for gastronomes, respectively child care assistants the article discusses two issues in relation to Assessment of Prior Learing: the encounter of practical experience and school-based knowledge and the validity and reliability of the assessment procedures. Through focusing on the students’ knowing that and knowing why the assessment is based on a scholastic perception of the students’ needs for training, reflecting one of the most important challenges in Assessment of Prior Learning: how can practical experience be transformed into credits for the knowledge parts of the programs? The study shows that by combining several Assessment of Prior Learning methods and comparing the teachers’ assessments the teachers respond to the issues of validity and reliability. However, validity and reliability might be even further strengthened, if the competencies are well defined, if the education system is aware of securing a reasonable balance between knowing how, knowing that, and knowing why, and if the teachers are adequately trained for the assessment procedures.

  3. Extension of general practice training from three to four years: experiences of a vocational training programme in Southern Ireland.

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    Dowling, Stephanie

    2009-05-01

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the experiences of trainees taking part in an extended (four-year) general practice training programme introduced in the South Eastern region of the Republic of Ireland to replace the previous traditional (three-year) programme. In a qualitative design, eight homogeneous focus groups were held to determine the value of the additional year of training. The first cohort of trainees was interviewed towards the start and at the end of their fourth year. Trainees finishing the following year were also interviewed, as were graduates from the final three-year programme. GP trainers and the four members of the programme directing team comprised two further independent focus groups. Trainees reported that the integration of hospital posts and general practice attachments over the four years was particularly beneficial. The exposure to a variety of different general practices and the opportunity to take part in specialty clinics were considered extremely useful. The fourth year of training was felt to be less pressurised than previous years. Professional and personal development was enhanced; improved readiness to practise and confidence were noted. Perceived disadvantages of extended training included a lack of acknowledgment for doctors in their fourth year and excessive emphasis placed on research during the final year of training. The addition of an extra year of vocational training improves professional and personal development and changes the learning experience for doctors. Doctors felt more confident and ready to enter independent practice at the end of the fourth year of training.

  4. Practitioner Expectations and Experiences with the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAA40104). A National Vocational Education and Training Research and Evaluation Program Report

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    Clayton, Berwyn; Meyers, Dave; Bateman, Andrea; Bluer, Robert

    2010-01-01

    The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAA40104) is seen as the standard entry-level teaching qualification in the vocational education and training (VET) sector. The qualification is widely accepted and well supported as an essential requirement for VET practitioners. However, it has been criticised in relation to its ability to provide…

  5. Bridging the Gap between Work and Education in Vocational Education and Training. A Study of Norwegian Apprenticeship Training Offices and E-Portfolio Systems

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    Nore, Haege; Lahn, Leif Christian

    2014-01-01

    This article explores the effect that the use of e-portfolios initiated and organized by apprenticeship training offices has had on the learning processes and assessment practices of apprentices in Norwegian vocational education and training. Although these intermediate structures have the potential to bridge the gap between work and education,…

  6. English Teaching Strategies Research——Based on the Vocational High School Art Students’ Learning Style

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    Sun; Jianxia

    2014-01-01

    Diagnosing learners’ learning style is meaningful for "student一centered" teaching mode and individualized teaching.But the teaching strategies based on the students’ learning style should gain the same attention.Seldom do researchers regard vocational high school art students as their subjects.Using Reid’s Perceptual Learning Style Survey as the research instrument, this paper viewed vocational high school art students as the subjects; the purpose is to find some effective strategies to teach art students of vocational high school well.

  7. English Teaching Strategies Research--Based on the Vocational High School Art Students’Learning Style

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    Sun Jianxia

    2014-01-01

    Diagnosing learners' learning style is meaningful for “student-centered” teaching mode and individualized teaching.But the teaching strategies based on the students' learning style should gain the same attention.Seldom do researchers regard vocational high school art students as their subjects.Using Reid’s Perceptual Learning Style Survey as the research instrument, this paper viewed vocational high school art students as the subjects;the purpose is to find some effective strategies to teach art students of vocational high school well.

  8. 高职旅游英语专业的职场情境英语教学%Workplace English Learning for Tourism English Students in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    王静; 谢林

    2013-01-01

    Tourism English graduates from higher vocational colleges will be offered jobs in travel companies or hotels, workplace English training can guarantee to cultivate students with both necessary theoretical knowledge and practical working experience, guiding students to become high-quality practical and specialized employees.%  高职旅游英语专业的毕业生面向的工作岗位主要是在旅游服务公司、酒店的第一线,基于酒店、旅游服务公司工作情境的职场情境英语教学是把学生培养成既能掌握必要的英语理论知识又拥有较强的英语实践能力,能在酒店和旅游行业第一线从事服务工作的高素质实用型英语人才,同时只有解决好了双师型师资队伍的建设和开发校企合作教材才能确保情境英语教学的有效实施。

  9. How to Teach English Listening and Speaking at Vocational College%怎样上好高职英语听说课

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    李正义

    2012-01-01

    在高职英语教学中,如何上好听说课,是教师们要面对的一个课题。本文在分析听与说关系的基础上,提出了高职英语听说课教学中应该注意的几个问题,并且对如何解决这些问题进行了探讨。%How to teach the course of English listening and speaking at vocational college is a topic most of English teachers have to face.Based on the analysis of the relationship between English listening and speaking,this paper not only points out that teachers should pay attention to several issues in teaching English listening and speaking at vocational college,but also discusses how to solve these problems.

  10. 高职英语课内外互动教学策略%Higher Vocational English Teaching Strategy in Class and Outside Class Interaction

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    陈蓓

    2016-01-01

    为了提升高职英语教学水平,针对目前存在的问题应采取课内外互动的教学策略,如课外学时的补给、成立英语学习社团、开展英语校园活动、改变课程结构和师资手段等。%With the development of globalization, English teaching is one of the most important part of Chi-nese education system, higher vocational education is no exception. In order to improve the level of higher voca-tional education, some strategies should be taken, such as English extracurricular recharge, learning English com-munity development, English campus activities, change the curriculum structure and teaching means and so on.

  11. English big class interactive mode in higher vocational colleges%高职院校英语大班授课互动模式的探讨

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    2015-01-01

    高职院校英语大班授课大大缓解了英语师资力量的不足,但是在大班授课中进行有效的互动来提高英语教学效果成为了有待解决的问题。本文通过调查目前的教学现状,对高职高专英语大班授课的互动模式进行了探讨。%Higher vocational college English teaching large classes ease the shortage of English teachers, but in large class for effective interaction to improve English teaching effect become the problems to be solved. This paper discusses the present situation of teaching of higher vocational college large class English interactive mode.

  12. Vocational training for students with a drop out risk: An alternative educational approach

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    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available A dropout discourse has emerged; highlighting the economic risk that leaving secondary school before graduation poses to those who drop out and to society as a whole. Many initiatives aim to reduce the dropout rate. One such project, “The Third Way”, was established in 2012 with the aim of reducing dropouts in one secondary school among students on a vocational track - particularly in the programs Restaurant and food-processing and Health care, childhood and youth development. We have followed this project for two years through classroom observation and interviews with teachers and school management. "The Third Way" works at the interfaces of students, teachers, schools, and in cooperation with workplaces connected to the students’ vocational training in practical studies. Based on our analyses we see that flexibility among all actors in alternative vocational education, both in school and workplace practice, is crucial for the reduction of dropout rates. By adapting the curriculum within these alternative structures, we see that at-risk students have an increased likelihood of finishing their secondary education.

  13. Technical and Vocational Education and Training - Curricula Reform Demand in Bangladesh

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    Faruque A. Haolader

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available This case study investigates the Diploma-in-Engineering (Electronics Technology curriculum in Bangladesh. It includes student assessment approach and learning/ teaching outcomes, and compares them with Germany’s initial vocational training in the Dual System. The required data was collected through a selfdesigned test and a questionnaire. The test measured mainly students’ technical competencies, particularly in the case of practical relevant tasks. Both quantitative and qualitative methodologies were used to analyze the data. A comparison between the polytechnic students and vocational school trainees in Germany at different cognitive levels was made. The findings show that the polytechnic students in Bangladesh perform poorly. It was found that the differences in the categories of Apply and Understand were bigger than the difference in the category of Remember. Furthermore, this study investigated and found that the student assessment approaches in Bangladesh and Germany differ greatly regarding their theoretical requirements and practical relevance. The Diploma curriculum mainly focuses on theoretical matters. Germany’s learning field based curriculum in vocational schools focuses on practice oriented learning and teaching, and fosters the trainees’ knowledge transfer capability. The current TVET reform in Bangladesh that introduces CBTandA, among others, may address these issues and help Bangladeshi TVET graduates to compete in an international labour market.

  14. 以语言应用为导向的高职轮机英语教学探索%Language Application-oriented Marine English Teaching in Higher Vocational Colleges

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    周昕; 魏丽萍

    2014-01-01

    Based on the new situation and requirements for seafarers training , the challenges and opportunities of marine English teaching faced by higher vocational colleges were analyzed in theory and practice .The authors believed that the English teachers should consider the specific characteristic of vocational college students , together with the specialized teachers , take ini-tiative and develop a language application-oriented marine English course .%根据海船船员培训面临的新形势和新要求,分析高职轮机英语教学的挑战和机遇,从理论认识和实践教学两方面探索轮机英语的教学问题。认为英语任课教师应考虑高职学生的特点,充分发挥其主动性和创造性,和专业教师一起开发以语言应用为导向的轮机英语课程。

  15. 浅谈在高职英语教学中培养学生的民族文化自信%Culture Students’ self-confidence of National Culture in Higher Vocational English Teaching

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    2014-01-01

    Now,students’ English learning attention and performance is not culture that is not confident, cultivating cultural self-confidence and strengthen English teaching is not completely opposite, Instead, to strengthen the infiltration China traditional culture in English Teaching in higher vocational colleges, to foreign language teaching can train vocational students the culture of self-confidence by contrast, Chinese and Western culture and the target language.%当今,学生对英语学习的重视并不是文化不自信的表现,培养文化自信和加强英语教学并不是完全对立的。相反,在高职英语教学中加强中国传统文化的渗透,利用母语和目的语的对比、中西文化的对比来进行外语教学更能培养高职生的民族文化自信。

  16. Sensitization to occupational allergens in hairdressing apprentices diagnosed already before entering vocational training

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    2016-10-01

    Full Text Available Background: Hairdressers are occupationally exposed to many allergenic and irritating substances. Additionally, hairdressing apprentices are exposed to the same allergens as professional hairdressers, due to the fact that vocational training starts in the beginning of the education. This study was undertaken to investigate early occurrence of sensitization to occupational allergens in hairdressing apprentices before the onset of the vocational training. Material and Methods: Three hundred and seven hairdressing apprentices were assessed using a questionnaire and skin prick tests (SPTs to common and occupational allergens. The level of total and serum specific immunoglobulin E (IgE to occupational allergens was evaluated and spirometry was performed. Results: At least one skin and/or respiratory and/or conjunctival symptom was reported by 29.9% of subjects. Among subjects with at least one symptom, 28.2% of them were atopic whereas among 43.4% of them total IgE level was elevated. Atopy was found in 20% cases. In the case of one apprentice, positive SPT for paraphenylenediamine was found. Nearly 33% of apprentices had elevated total IgE level and 5 of them had specific IgE for occupational allergens. Conclusions: The study revealed that hairdressing apprentices might be sensitized to occupational allergens even before the beginning of vocational training, due to prior non-professional exposure to hairdressing agents. Furthermore, many of them report skin, respiratory and conjunctival symptoms, often connected with chronic disease diagnosis. Thus, candidates for hairdressers should be examined thoroughly before the start of the education and tests for allergy to hairdressing substances are indicated. Med Pr 2016;67(5:567–575

  17. Introducing active learning pedagogy into a technical and vocational education and training academy in Kurdistan, Iraq

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    Dickson, Martina; Ladefoged, Svend Erik

    2017-08-01

    This article focuses on a teaching methodology project which investigated issues of teaching quality at a technical and vocational education and training (TVET) academy in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. The academy was established in 2012 to provide unemployed youth with TVET, particularly workplace-relevant training. A needs analysis showed that the academy's teachers were mainly skilled in technical content areas rather than in pedagogy. Perhaps as a result, predominantly teacher-centred approaches to teaching were observed. However, teaching and learning in TVET, by its very definition, must consider active learning and practical training as core to its vocational purpose. Moreover, technical and pedagogical skills are intrinsically linked, since a teacher cannot effectively pass on technical skills without the necessary pedagogical skills to do so. It is on this premise that the authors of this article based their project, which was designed for the purpose of upgrading the teachers' pedagogical skills to incorporate more active learning strategies and practical work. Comparison of observation logs and feedback sessions at the conclusion of their project provided evidence that whilst some of the teachers' pedagogical skills had shifted towards using more dynamic teaching strategies, interviews strongly indicated that there was also some reluctance to incorporate active learning. In their conclusion, the authors suggest that the insights gained from this project could be further empirically examined in a larger, multi-institutional study.

  18. Comparing varieties of in-service English Language Training for primary school teachers in Norway

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    International trends show the formal teaching of English starting at an increasingly early age. This presents challenges for national education systems and in particular, for primary schools and for primary school teachers who are not necessarily trained as English teachers. The present study investigates two different ways of organising and designing in-service educational training (INSET) in Norway for those primary school teachers who currently teach English without any formal training as ...

  19. Open and Innovative Tools and Services for Vocational Education and Training in Quality Assurance

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    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents the employment of the Student Response System at the “Petru Maior” University of Tîrgu Mureş, achievements of the project entitled “Disseminating Open and Innovative Tools and Services for Vocational Education and Training in Quality Assurance” (acronym Do-IT financed by European Commission. The recent developments and results obtained during pilot testing of new pedagogical models and services, in Do-IT project, targeting engaging engineering education in Romania are presented.

  20. Vocational education and training (VET) as a career path for young people

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    Kersh, Natasha; Juul, Ida

    This paper aims to contribute to a better understanding of the issues of perceptions and motivations of young people towards Vocational Education and Training (VET) in England and Denmark. It specifically focuses on factors that facilitate their either positive or negative attitudes. Complex...... interdependencies between the labour market, young people’s occupational choices, and career routes have been a focus of policy concern, discussions and research across European countries. VET, as a pathway for young people to a career, has been and continues to be open to wide interpretation and debate...

  1. Oh Language Sense Training in College English Teaching Practice

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    1999-01-01

    The author supposes that there is a big gap between vocabulary and text in the course of second languageacquisition.Ignorance of individual sentence training to acquire language sense in the CET coursemight be one of the reasons to account for the failure of many students to be speakers of English afterthey graduate.Students should be encouraged to read and recite some model sentences and articles so asto gain a certain language sense as hardware and supporting materials in linguitic communication.Thus confidence is obtained and the gap between vocabulary and text can be easily jumped over.

  2. Influence of Pronunciation and Intonation Imitation Training on Chinese Learners’ Spoken English Anxiety

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    何颖

    2015-01-01

    English becomes more and more popular in China.And the China’s national education department has always regarding English as an important subject as Chinese.Therefore,with the rapid development of Chinese economy and its integration with the world extensively,mastering oral English well has a profound influence on the future development and the cultivation of talents of China.English pronunciation and intonation learning as the basic and the most important step for oral English learning,its imitation training can greatly lower Chinese learners’ spoken English anxiety,thus helping learners have a better,faster grasp of spoken English.

  3. Influence of Pronunciation and Intonation Imitation Training on Chinese Learners' Spoken English Anxiety

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    何颖

    2015-01-01

    English becomes more and more popular in China.And the China's national education department has always regarding English as an important subject as Chinese. Therefore,with the rapid development of Chinese economy and its integration with the world extensively,mastering oral English well has a profound influence on the future development and the cultivation of talents of China.English pronunciation and intonation learning as the basic and the most important step for oral English learning,its imitation training can greatly lower Chinese learners' spoken English anxiety,thus helping learners have a better,faster grasp of spoken English .

  4. Application of communicative approach in English teaching in higher vocational colleges%浅谈交际教学法在高职英语课堂教学中的应用

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    刁朔

    2013-01-01

    The communicative teaching approach is a teaching method system to emphasize learning language and training the language communication ability in English. In this paper, according to the definition and features of the communicative teaching method, discusses the specific application and effect in English classroom teaching in higher vocational education.%交际教学法是一种强调在语言中学习语言、培养英语交际能力的一种教学方法体系。本文结合交际教学法的定义、特征,探讨了其在高职英语课堂教学中的具体应用及效果。

  5. 关于高职英语听说课堂教学设计的探讨%Higher vocational English listening and speaking classroom teaching design

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    顾冠男

    2015-01-01

    Through the rich teaching design about the students' interest, arouse the enthusiasm of students learning, to ensure the improvement of their English listening and speaking skills, to cultivate practical talents with English communication ability. This paper introduces the present situation of the higher vocational English listening class, analyzes the defects and problems of English listening teaching, discusses the strategy of optimization of higher vocational English listening teaching, thus ensuring higher vocational English teaching level.%只有通过丰富的教学设计提起学生的兴趣,调动学生学习的积极性,才能确保他们英语听说能力的提高,从而培养出具有英语交际能力的实用性高职人才。文中介绍了高职英语听说课堂的现状,分析了英语听说教学存在的缺陷和问题,探讨了优化高职英语听说教学的策略,从而保证高职英语教学水平。

  6. The Impact of SENAI's Vocational Training Programme on Employment, Wages, and Mobility in Brazil: What Lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?

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    Stephan Klasen; Carlos Villalobos Barría

    2014-01-01

    The paper investigates to what extent the Brazilian SENAI system of vocational training could be a role model for easing the substantial challenges African countries face to tackle rising urbanization, high youth unemployment, and a skills gap. We first discuss relevant features of the SENAI and associated training systems as they developed over time. Subsequently, we show that the SENAI system offers opportunities for further training across the educational and race distribution as well as h...

  7. Informing Policy and Practice in Australia's Vocational Education and Training Sector: Reflections and Futures. Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary Forum of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, March 21, 2007)

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    Curtin, Penelope, Ed.; Loveder, Phil, Ed.

    2007-01-01

    To mark the occasion of its 25th anniversary, the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) brought together policy, industry and academic leaders to reflect on the role that research and statistics have played in the development of Australia's vocational education and training (VET) sector. This publication includes the original…

  8. 高职民航专业学生英语学习现状调查与分析%A Survey and Analysis on the Present Situation of English Learning for the Students Majoring in Civil Aviation of Higher Vocational College

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    覃和莉

    2014-01-01

    高职民航专业学生的英语学习有着特殊性,既要以英语语言知识为基础,又要满足行业英语的特点。国内外针对民航专业学生英语学习现状研究的并不是很多。通过对正德职业技术学院民航专业学生学习动机、策略、对课堂和英语考级的评价四个方面调查,发现了存在的问题并给出了相关建议。%English learning is quite particular for the students majoring in Civil Aviation of higher vocational college, which should be based on the language points, and put emphasis on vo-cational English as well. Furthermore, there aren't many surveys on the present situation of English learning. Thus a thorough sur-vey on learning motivation, learning strategy, evaluations on Eng-lish class and Preto-3 and Cet-4 training was carried out among the students majoring in Civil Aviation in Zhengde Polytechnic College. The paper reveals the existing problems and gives in-sights on the English teaching for Civil Aviation students in high-er vocational college.

  9. Vocational Colleges Students,Vocational Skills Training Path Analysis%高职院校学生职业技能的培养路径

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    林山

    2014-01-01

    Strengthening vocational college students vocational skills training ,is an important measure to implement the Party Central Committee ’s “to accelerate the development of modern vocational education”decision deploy,is important for promoting economic restructuring and upgrading,expanding employment and improving people’s livelihood. Currently,vocational college students vocational skills training targeting is not clear,and business needs do not match,incentive mechanism is not perfect protection and other issues,so they need to improve their understanding,deepen the curriculum,teaching mode and practice teaching reform,improve policy measures to create “double”teachers.%加强高职院校学生职业技能培养,是落实党中央“加快发展现代职业教育”决策部署的重要举措,对于促进经济转型升级、扩大就业和改善民生具有重要意义。当前,高职院校职业技能人才培养存在目标定位不够清晰、与企业需求不相匹配、激励保障机制尚不健全等问题,亟需提高思想认识,深化课程建设、教学模式和实践教学改革,完善政策措施,打造“双师型”教师队伍。

  10. Combination Welding Technical Terms. English-Thai Lexicon. Introduction to Combination Welding. Thai Version. Multi-Cultural Competency-Based Vocational/Technical Curricula Series.

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    Shin, Masako T.

    This English-Thai lexicon and program introduction for combination welding is one of eight documents in the Multicultural Competency-Based Vocational/Technical Curricula Series. It is intended for use in postsecondary, adult, and preservice teacher and administrator education. The first two sections provide Thai equivalencies of English…

  11. Skill shortages in health: innovative solutions using vocational education and training.

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    Kilpatrick, S I; Johns, S S; Millar, P; Le, Q; Routley, G

    2007-01-01

    This article reports findings of a project funded by the Australian National Council for Vocational Education Research. The project explores solutions to current and projected skills shortages within the health and community services sector, from a vocational education and training perspective. Its purpose is to locate, analyse and disseminate information about innovative models of health training and service delivery that have been developed in response to skill shortages. The article begins with a brief overview of Australian statistics and literature on the structure of the national health workforce and perceived skill shortages. The impact of location (state and rurality), demographics of the workforce, and other relevant factors, on health skill shortages is examined. Drawing on a synthesis of the Australian and international literature on innovative and effective models for addressing health skill shortages and nominations by key stakeholders within the health sector, over 70 models were identified. The models represent a mixture of innovative service delivery models and training solutions from Australia, as well as international examples that could be transposed to the Australian context. They include the skill ecosystem approach facilitated by the Australian National Training Authority Skill Ecosystem Project. Models were selected to represent diversity in terms of the nature of skill shortage addressed, barriers overcome in development of the model, healthcare specialisations, and different customer groups. Key barriers to the development of innovative solutions to skills shortages identified were: policy that is not sufficiently flexible to accommodate changing workplace needs; unwillingness to risk take in order to develop new models; delays in gaining endorsement/accreditation; current vocational education and training (VET) monitoring and reporting systems; issues related to working in partnership, including different cultures, ways of operating

  12. Phonics training for English-speaking poor readers.

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    McArthur, Genevieve; Eve, Philippa M; Jones, Kristy; Banales, Erin; Kohnen, Saskia; Anandakumar, Thushara; Larsen, Linda; Marinus, Eva; Wang, Hua-Chen; Castles, Anne

    2012-12-12

    Around 5% of English speakers have a significant problem with learning to read words. Poor word readers are often trained to use letter-sound rules to improve their reading skills. This training is commonly called phonics. Well over 100 studies have administered some form of phonics training to poor word readers. However, there are surprisingly few systematic reviews or meta-analyses of these studies. The most well-known review was done by the National Reading Panel (Ehri 2001) 12 years ago and needs updating. The most recent review (Suggate 2010) focused solely on children and did not include unpublished studies. The primary aim of this review was to measure the effect that phonics training has on the literacy skills of English-speaking children, adolescents, and adults whose reading was at least one standard deviation (SD), one year, or one grade below the expected level, despite no reported problems that could explain their impaired ability to learn to read. A secondary objective was to explore the impact of various factors, such as length of training or training group size, that might moderate the effect of phonics training on poor word reading skills. We searched the following databases in July 2012: CENTRAL 2012 (Issue 6), MEDLINE 1948 to June week 3 2012, EMBASE 1980 to 2012 week 26, DARE 2013 (Issue 6), ERIC (1966 to current), PsycINFO (1806 to current), CINAHL (1938 to current), Science Citation Index (1970 to 29 June 2012), Social Science Citation Index (1970 to 29 June 2012), Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990 to 29 June 2012), Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990 to 29 June 2012), ZETOC, Index to Theses-UK and Ireland, ClinicalTrials.gov, ICTRP, the metaRegister of Controlled Trials, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, DART Europe E-theses Portal, Australasian Digital Theses Program, Education Research Theses, Electronic Theses Online System, Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations

  13. The New Connotation of English Teacher's Role in Higher Vocational Education under Modern Theory of Vocational Education%现代职教理论下高职英语教师角色的新内涵

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    戴琳

    2009-01-01

    在新的历史时期下,高等职业教育理念有了极大的改变,给传统教学中的教师角色带来了巨大的冲击和挑战,赋予了高职英语教师角色新的内涵.%In the new historical period, the ideology of higher vocational education had the enormous change, brought great impact and the challenges to the teacher' s role of traditional teaching and provided a new conno-tation for the role of vocational English teacher.

  14. 翻转课堂在高职护理英语教学中的实践%The Practice of Flipped Classroom of Nursing English Teaching in the Higher Vocational College

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    郑玲

    2016-01-01

    Nursing profession gets rapid development in higher vocational college in our province,but nursing English teaching still exists some problems:the English foundation of vocational students is weak;students'English listening and speaking skills are poor,the phenomenon of dumb English is prominent;teaching methods are tedious,drawbacks highlight in the teaching process;the organization of a large class is very difficult.Practical teaching of nursing English shows that flipped classroom needs to solve how to effectively organize the large class,improve teachers'ability of controlling,train students'autonomous learning ability,reasonably allocate of time as well as get access to advanced equipment and technology,etc.%高职护理专业在我省得到迅猛发展,在取得进步的同时,高职护理英语教学也存在着一些问题:高职护生的英语基础较为薄弱;英语听说能力欠缺,哑巴英语现象突出;教师教法单调,弊端突出;大班教学,课堂组织困难等。护理英语翻转课堂的实践表明,翻转课堂的实施需要解决好如何有效地组织大班授课、提高教师课堂驾驭能力、培养学生自主学习能力、合理地分配时间、获得先进设备和技术等问题。

  15. 高职商务英语口语课堂教学质量的思考与改进%On Improvement of Oral English Teaching in Higher Vocational College

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    徐霞

    2011-01-01

    With the development of our society and the need of business English training program, teachers should attach great importance to the cultivation of students' ability of English, especially oral English ability. But affected by traditional teaching concepts, means, environment and the limitations in teaching of oral Business English of higher vocational education, we can not refine the teaching quality totally, and also can not meet the requirements of the development of occupation. This article is the combination of my own teaching experience and the suggestions for the improvement of oral Business English.%社会的发展以及商务英语专业培养方案的需要均迫使我们重视培养学生的英语能力,特别是口语能力。但受传统教育理念、手段、环境等诸多因素的制约,此前高职商务英语口语课程有其局限性,教学质量整体不能得以很好的提高,从而学生的商务英语水平也不能符合职业发展的需要。通过结合自身教学实际,提出改进商务英语口语教学的建议。

  16. Cooperative Learning in Oral English Classroom Teaching in Higher Vocational Education

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    WANG Dong-mei

    2013-01-01

    Cooperative learning in spoken English teaching process occupies an important position. It is a relatively new teaching method to provide students with more opportunities to speak English, to reduce the tension of the students, to enhance the en⁃thusiasm of the students to participate in the oral group activities, and to improve the students' English speaking ability significant⁃ly. Cooperative learning has been widely used in teaching practice, but in spoken English classroom teaching, it is not be used completely.

  17. Relationships between vocational training centres and industrial SMEs in the Basque Country: A Regional Innovation System approach

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    Eneka Albizu

    2011-11-01

    Full Text Available Purpose: The aim of this document is to analyse the reach of the relation between vocational training (VT centres and industrial SMEs in the Basque Country (Spain, and its influence on innovation processes developed by companies.Design/methodology/approach: We employ the conceptual framework offered by the Regional Innovation System (RIS perspective and the information supplied, on the one hand, by relevant actors within the vocational training system, through in-depth interviews, and, on the other, by the response of industrial SMEs to a survey.Findings: The results obtained suggest that vocational training centres are an agent of significance within the RIS, contributing through its main lines of action (formal education, continuous training and company services to improving the competitiveness of companies and to stimulating their innovation processes.Research limitations: Although this paper has described the nature of the main mechanisms of relation between VT centres and industrial SMEs, there is a need for ongoing research to analyse the contribution of the educational system to innovation processes in industrial SMEs. For this purpose it would be interesting to measure how the skills of qualified workers and technicians coming from the VT system mesh with company innovation processes.Originality/value: The results of this study highlight a positive relationship between vocational training and innovation.

  18. RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PANORAMA OF MODERNIZATION OF TRAINING TEACHERS OF CONTINUOUS VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

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    Full Text Available Introduction. Nowadays, there is no evidence-based strategy of upgrade of system of preparation of pedagogical personnel for continuous professional education in the Russian Federation. At the same time, scientists recognize that smoothly running regular high-quality replenishment of education by the skilled heads and teachers having fundamental psychology and pedagogical knowledge and being specialists in one of economic industries has crucial importance for successful development of post-industrial society. Hence, the need for creation of multichannel system of professional and pedagogical preparation has emerged.The aim of the present publication is to provide the complex overview of problems of reforming of professional pedagogical education and to show possible ways of their decision.Methods. The methodological basis of the study involves the concept of professional development of an individual; the thesis on the integration of the system-based, process and project approaches; the principles for the development of professional pedagogical education. Panoramic approach to the discussed problems of modernization of professional and pedagogical school has defined the logic of our research.Results. Psychological and pedagogical problems of professional education are analysed. Multidimensional metaprofessional qualities of teachers of vocational school are considered. The conceptual model of vocational structure of preparation of pedagogical personnel is developed for the system of continuous professional education.The debatable aspect of the research is reflected in the project of a psychological and pedagogical platform – the autonomous modular educational program including massive open online courses, management systems of educational process, supports of innovative infrastructure of education, humanitarian technologies of high education.Practical significance. The vocational structure of training of teachers of vocational

  19. Factors Influencing Farmers’ Willingness to Participate in the New Vocational Training

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    Shiyong; YU; Jia; WANG

    2014-01-01

    Probit model is applied to analyze some key factors influencing farmers’ willingness to participate in the new vocational training for farmers based on 683 questionnaires from 8 districts in Chongqing. The results show that individual and family factors significantly affect farmers’ participation will. These factors are age,family scale and years of education. Age is the most important factor,family scale is of secondary importance and years of education are the third one. Meanwhile,years of education positively affect farmers’ participation willingness;there is a negative correlation among age,family scale and this willingness. Organizer,rural economic development level and training experience have no significant influence on this willingness.

  20. Present Situation & Countermeasures of English Applied Ability for Higher Vocational Colleges Students

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    CHEN Hua

    2013-01-01

    The author in this article dictates the problems affecting English teaching, the problems of students’English learning process and the present situation. Taking Huanggang Polytechnic College as an example, he puts forward some countermeasures in order to improve the English applied ability.

  1. Australian-Trained Vietnamese Teachers of English: Culture and Identity Formation

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    Ha, Phan Le

    2007-01-01

    The identity formation of Australian-trained Vietnamese teachers of English is explored by looking at their experiences as TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) students in Australia and as teachers of English in Vietnam. On the one hand, the paper consolidates the understanding of identity in relation to difference and…

  2. Auditory Training for Experienced and Inexperienced Second-Language Learners: Native French Speakers Learning English Vowels

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    Iverson, Paul; Pinet, Melanie; Evans, Bronwen G.

    2012-01-01

    This study examined whether high-variability auditory training on natural speech can benefit experienced second-language English speakers who already are exposed to natural variability in their daily use of English. The subjects were native French speakers who had learned English in school; experienced listeners were tested in England and the less…

  3. The Application of Interactive Teaching Method in Higher-vocational College English Teaching--Textbook Fun with English Book 2,Section 2,Unit 1 Text A as an Example

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    廖旺兰

    2015-01-01

    This paper explores the effect of interactive teaching on students’cooperative ability,competitive ability,positive emotion and creativity as well as their integrated language capability,thereby promoting the effective implementation of interactive teaching method in higher-vocational college English class.

  4. The Application of Interactive Teaching Method in Higher-vocational College English Teaching——Textbook Fun with English Book 2,Section 2,Unit 1 Text A as an Example

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    廖旺兰

    2015-01-01

    This paper explores the effect of interactive teaching on students’ cooperative ability,competitive ability,positive emotion and creativity as well as their integrated language capability,thereby promoting the effective implementation of interactive teaching method in higher-vocational college English class.

  5. Integrated or dual vocational training focused on the operations of a nuclear power plant; La formacion profesional integrada y/o dual enfocada a la operativa de una central nuclear

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    Roca, F.

    2014-10-01

    Dual vocational training is understood to be all the mixed employment and training actions and initiatives, the purpose of which in the vocational qualification of workers in a system alternating a job in a company with the training activity received in the framework of the vocational training system for employment of the educational system. The dual vocational training that results from this mixed strategy is provided via the following modality: Shared training between the training center and the company, which consists of coparticipation to varying degrees in the teaching and learning processes in the company and the training center. (Author)

  6. 情境教学法和高职英语教学%Situation Teaching Method and Higher Vocational English Teaching

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    张光华

    2011-01-01

    高职院校的英语教学以“实用为主,够用为度”为原则.要求学生在打好语言基本功的基础上,能够读懂和翻译专业发展最前沿的英文资料和信息.应用情境教学法能使学生提高英语学习的兴趣和学习的效率,从而为专业英语的学习打下坚实的语言功底,更好的完成高职英语教学的目标.该文就情境教学法在高职院校的应用和应注意的问题做了研究.%"Giving priority to practical use and sufficiency as the standard" is the principal for English teaching in higher vocational colleges. Require students to get the ability to read and interpret the forefront English material and information of professional development based on their sufficient language skills. Application of situation teaching method can stimulate students' interest in English learning and study efficiency, therefore, lay a solid language foundation for professional English learning. It is better to complete the goal of higher vocational English teaching. This paper study the application of situation teaching method in higher vocational colleges and problems that should be paid attention to.

  7. 高职英语教师专业成长“训教思”三维策略研究%Study on "3D" Strategy of Professional Development to Vocational English Teacher

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    宁敏

    2012-01-01

    随着高职院校建设的全面推进,对教师的专业要求越来越高。对高职英语教学来说,他的成功与否取决于高职英语教师职业能力的高低,但随着高职英语教师专业成长的紧迫性与缺乏专业指导的矛盾日益突出,高职英语教师的专业化成长显得举步维艰。在分析高职英语教师专业化成长的社会氛围不浓、意识淡薄和尚未建立有效机制等现状的基础上。提出了构建具有本土特点的“培训、教研、反思”三维互动作用的“训教思”三维教师成长策略以促进英语教师专业全面发展。%With the overall progress of the construction of the vocational colleges, the teachers' professionalism has become increasingly demanding. For college English teaching, his success depends on the level of vocational English teachers' professional competence. It is increasingly prominent with the contradiction between the urgency and the lack of professional guidance of the vocational college English teachers" professional growth, and college English teachers' professional development steps forward di- mension difficult. In analyzing the status quo of the English teachers' professional development in higher cocational colleges as the social atmosphere of is not strong, weak awareness of themselves, and not yet established an effective mechanism. Building the "3D" strategy with the local characteristics on the interaction among training,teaching and research, and reflection is proposed to promote the English teachers" professional comprehensive growth.

  8. Organizational and Content Peculiarities of English Teachers' Professional Training in Canada

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    Ikonnikova, Maryna

    2016-01-01

    The article deals with studying organizational and content peculiarities of English teachers' professional training in Canada. It has been found out that professional training of English teachers, in particular, is provided in many Canadian higher education institutions, namely, universities, university colleges, community colleges and CEGEP…

  9. The Application of English Movies in English Teaching of Higher Vocational Colleges%在高职英语教学中正确运用语言迁移现象

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    李广华

    2015-01-01

    Movie is an important carrier of culture and a comprehensive art. It has attracted numerous audiences with its unique charm. English movie can provide English learners with the authentic language learning environment and it is an ideal language learning tool. At present,higher vocational college students lack the interest to learn English and the effect of English teaching is not good. This article will explore the feasibility of cultivating students' interest in learning English, improving their English listening and speaking ability, and cultivating students' cross-cultural awareness through the application of English movies in English teaching of higher vocational colleges.%语言迁移现象在外语学习过程中十分普遍,特别是在外语学习的初级阶段.学生学习英语时往往感觉与母语相似的地方最容易学会.因此对于语言迁移现象的研究可以有效地提高高职英语的教学效果.

  10. 德国"双元制"职业教育的最新进展%The Latest Development in the Dual System of Vocational Training in Germany

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    邹林全

    2002-01-01

    本文介绍了德国"双元制"职业教育的最新进展情况,首先描述了"双元制"的历史由来和结构体系,然后分析了职业教育的总体情况,最后提出了职业教育现代化改革过程中的试验计划.%This article gives a brief introduction to the dual system of vocational in Germany . It presents the structure of the training system which combines the advantages of training in a company and education in a vocational school. It also concerns the general situation of vocational training , including the number of trainees, the popular training occupations and the cost of the training . Finally , the pilot projects for innovations in vocational training are specifically recommended .

  11. The Study of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Needs of Dairy and Cooking Oil Producing Companies in Tehran Province

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    Jabbari, Lotfali

    2015-01-01

    Education is not merely provision of information from trainer to learner, but the point is that this person requires practical educations for some of its tasks. By considering industrialization of manufacturing processes, economic development cannot happen without considering the Technical and vocational education and training (TVET). Since the…

  12. Value of Vocational Education and Training in a Non-Metropolitan Community. Project Summary. CRLRA Discussion Paper Series.

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    Toms, Jon; Falk, Ian; Kilpatrick, Sue

    A project has been designed to identify how a non-metropolitan community consolidates and develops sustainable social and economic activity. For many authors, the political position reiterating vocational education and training (VET) as the pivotal contributor to building national economic sustainability is framed in terms of human capital…

  13. 38 CFR 21.8012 - Vocational training program for certain children of Vietnam veterans-spina bifida and covered...

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    2010-07-01

    ... program for certain children of Vietnam veterans-spina bifida and covered birth defects. 21.8012 Section...-Spina Bifida and Covered Birth Defects General § 21.8012 Vocational training program for certain children of Vietnam veterans—spina bifida and covered birth defects. VA will provide an evaluation to...

  14. An Analysis of Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Consumers with Hearing Impairments Who Received College or University Training

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    Boutin, Daniel L.; Wilson, Keith

    2009-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine the predictive ability of vocational rehabilitation services for deaf and hard of hearing consumers who received college and university training. The RSA-911 database for fiscal year 2004 was analyzed to evaluate the effectiveness of 21 services in leading to competitive employment. A model predicting…

  15. What influences the quality of educational encounters between trainer and trainee in vocational training for general practice?

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    Boendermaker, PM; Ket, P; Dusman, H; Schuling, J; Van der Vleuten, CPM; Tan, LHC

    2002-01-01

    This study of educational encounters between a trainer and a trainee in vocational training for general practice investigates the quality of the encounter. The study focuses on the relation between the quality of the encounter and elements such as presence of feedback, duration, use of media, etc. A

  16. The concept of competence in the development of vocational education and training in selected EU member states: a critical analysis

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    Mulder, M.; Weigel, T.M.; Collins, K.M.

    2007-01-01

    This contribution follows the descriptive review of Weigel, Mulder and Collins regarding the use of the competence concept in the development of vocational education and training in England, France, Germany and the Netherlands. The purpose of this contribution is to review the critical analyses

  17. Refugees and Access to Vocational Education and Training across Europe: A Case of Protection of White Privilege?

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    Chadderton, Charlotte; Edmonds, Casey

    2015-01-01

    This small-scale, highly original study connects themes which are rarely explored in relation to each other, particularly in a European context: vocational education and training (VET), refugees and race equality in order to explore how VET policies impact on racial equality, and the ways racial structures in Europe impact on VET. It begins to…

  18. Reflections on the Emancipatory Potential of Vocational Education and Training Practices: Freire and Rancière in Dialogue

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    Tur Porres, Gisselle; Wildemeersch, Danny; Simons, Maarten

    2014-01-01

    This paper focuses on the issue of emancipation in education practices in general and in vocational education and training (VET) in particular. The principal aim is to contribute to the discussion of particular traditions of emancipation in education in connection with VET practices. The exploration of ongoing educational debates on VET…

  19. Region VI Inservice Training for Vocational-Technical Personnel (Arlington, Texas, October 7-10, 1975). Conference Report.

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    EPD Consortium D, Richardson, TX.

    This conference report contains a collection of thirteen papers delivered at the Region VI (New Mexico, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Oklahoma) inservice training conference, which focused on special needs groups (i.e., those with academic, socioeconomic, or physical handicaps that prevent them from succeeding in regular vocational programs).…

  20. Gender Planning and Vocational Education, and Technical Training in Palestine: An Initial Framework. Gender and Society Working Paper #4.

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    Nahleh, Lamis Abu

    Gender planning and vocational education and technical training (VETT) in Palestine were examined through the following: review of available literature and policy-oriented reports, discussions with educators in the field, and roundtable discussion in which representatives of the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Ministry of Labor and experts…

  1. Proceedings of the International Round Table on Vocational Training and Employment (Turin, Italy, June 17-20, 1991).

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    Istituto per lo Sviluppo della Formazione Professionale dei Lavoratori, Rome (Italy).

    Eleven papers are presented from the International Round Table on Vocational Training and Employment. Introductory materials are the program and list of participants. The papers are as follows: "Evolution de la Formation Professionnelle en Afrique et Contribution du Ciadfor au Cours de la Derniere Decennie" (in French); "Educacion, Empleo y…

  2. Structural Elaboration of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Systems in Developing Countries: The Cases of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

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    Maurer, Markus

    2012-01-01

    While technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is re-emerging on the agenda of many development agencies and governments of developing countries alike, there remains a serious lack of theoretically grounded literature on how skills formation systems in developing countries change over time, and how these transformations are…

  3. Representing Swiss Vocational Education and Training Teachers' Domain-Specific Conceptions of Financial Literacy Using Concept Maps

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    Leumann, Seraina

    2017-01-01

    Issues related to financial matters are an integral component of the curricula in vocational education and training in Switzerland. However, the differences between students' competences are caused not only by the curricula but by multiple factors. One key factor is teachers' characteristics that support successful learning processes. Teachers'…

  4. Facilitating and Nurturing Creativity in Pre-Vocational Dancers: Findings from the UK Centres for Advanced Training

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    Watson, Debbie E.; Nordin-Bates, Sanna M.; Chappell, Kerry A.

    2012-01-01

    This is a case study investigation into creativity involving young dancers and faculty members on the UK government-funded pre-vocational contemporary dance training programme. Qualitative research techniques were used to gather and interpret data on how individuals nurtured and viewed creativity at an individual level, as well as how the…

  5. Vocational Education and Training in Tanzania and Zimbabwe in the Context of Economic Reform. Education Research Paper.

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    Bennell, Paul; Bendera, Shane; Kanyenze, Godfrey; Kimambo, Emrode; Kiwia, Sixtus; Mbiriyakura, Tichafa; Mukyanuzi, Faustin; Munetsi, N.; Muzulu, Jo; Parsalaw, Willy; Temu, John

    Developments in vocational education and training (VET) in Tanzania and Zimbabwe since the 1980s were examined in the context of economic reform. Formal VET provision in each country's public and private sectors was reviewed, and case studies of one firm in each country's manufacturing and tourism industries were conducted. The research identified…

  6. Using a Swinging Vane Anemometer to Measure Airflow. Module 14. Vocational Education Training in Environmental Health Sciences.

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    Consumer Dynamics Inc., Rockville, MD.

    This module, one of 25 on vocational education training for careers in environmental health occupations, contains self-instructional materials on using a swinging vane anemometer to measure airflow. Following guidelines for students and instructors and an introduction that explains what the student will learn are three lessons: (1) naming each…

  7. Technical Vocational Education and Training for Micro-Enterprise Development in Ethiopia: A Solution or Part of the Problem?

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    Gondo, Tendayi; Dafuleya, Gift

    2010-01-01

    Technical vocational education and training (TVET) programmes have recently received increased attention as an area of priority for stimulating growth in developed and developing countries. This paper considers the situation in Ethiopia where the promotion of micro and small-sized enterprises (MSEs) has been central to the development and…

  8. The "Academization" of the German Qualification System: Recent Developments in the Relationships between Vocational Training and Higher Education in Germany

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    Wolter, Andrä; Kerst, Christian

    2015-01-01

    The traditional German model of skill formation was based on the rather strict segmentation between vocational training and higher education. However, during recent years this differentiation has slowly dissolved, partly by politically motivated developments to increase the permeability between both sectors and partly as a result of latent changes…

  9. Transitions of Young Migrants to Initial Vocational Education and Training in Germany: The Significance of Social Origin and Gender

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    Beicht, Ursula; Walden, Günter

    2017-01-01

    The topic of the present paper is how successful young people from a migration background in Germany are in making the transition to initial vocational education and training (VET). Particular emphasis is placed on interactions with social origin and gender. The analyses are based on the 2011 BIBB Transitional Study, a representative survey of…

  10. Facilitating and Nurturing Creativity in Pre-Vocational Dancers: Findings from the UK Centres for Advanced Training

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    Watson, Debbie E.; Nordin-Bates, Sanna M.; Chappell, Kerry A.

    2012-01-01

    This is a case study investigation into creativity involving young dancers and faculty members on the UK government-funded pre-vocational contemporary dance training programme. Qualitative research techniques were used to gather and interpret data on how individuals nurtured and viewed creativity at an individual level, as well as how the…

  11. Using an instrument to analyse competence-based study programmes; experiences of teachers in Dutch vocational education and training

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    Wesselink, R.; Dekker - Groen, A.M.; Biemans, H.J.A.

    2010-01-01

    Competence-based education is becoming increasingly popular. Competencies are used more and more as the starting point for designing curricula and instructional methods, especially in vocational education and training, to realize authentic and self-steering study programmes. Despite its popularity

  12. A. Makarenko pedagogical system in the aspect of modern approaches to the training of vocational school’s teachers

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    Віта Григорівна Данькевич

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available The actual importance of A. Makarenko pedagogical ideas is depicted in the article. They were laid in the basis of the bringing up and the education. The modern approaches to the training of vocational school’s teachers in the system of multilevel professional pedagogical education, specifically in Anton Makarenko Kiyv Professional Pedagogical College are shown

  13. Understanding Policy Intentions Is Critical for Successful Policy Implementation within the Technical and Vocational Education and Training College's Sector

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    Sebele, Ntlantla

    2015-01-01

    Public policy implementation is frequently regarded as problematic globally and reasons for these vary. In particular, the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector has been criticized for lack of delivery and most of the criticism is directed towards the non-implementation of government policy. In South Africa managers of TVET…

  14. Cultural Literacy and Student Engagement: The Case of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Hong Kong

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    Hui, Sammy King Fai; Cheung, Hoi Yan

    2015-01-01

    Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is often seen to be constraining and focused on specific skill development for specific occupations. This goal is at odds with the demands of a knowledge economy that requires more general educational outcomes for an uncertain and unpredictable labour market. For this reason, Hui (2012) has…

  15. Technical Vocational Education and Training for Micro-Enterprise Development in Ethiopia: A Solution or Part of the Problem?

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    Gondo, Tendayi; Dafuleya, Gift

    2010-01-01

    Technical vocational education and training (TVET) programmes have recently received increased attention as an area of priority for stimulating growth in developed and developing countries. This paper considers the situation in Ethiopia where the promotion of micro and small-sized enterprises (MSEs) has been central to the development and…

  16. Refugees and Access to Vocational Education and Training across Europe: A Case of Protection of White Privilege?

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    Chadderton, Charlotte; Edmonds, Casey

    2015-01-01

    This small-scale, highly original study connects themes which are rarely explored in relation to each other, particularly in a European context: vocational education and training (VET), refugees and race equality in order to explore how VET policies impact on racial equality, and the ways racial structures in Europe impact on VET. It begins to…

  17. 基于就业导向的高职英语教学策略%Vocational English Teaching Strategies Based on Employment Orientation

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    栾丽梅; 马江涛

    2014-01-01

    The traditional examination oriented teaching materials and teaching modes restrict the learning motivation of higher vocational students ,while the long ingrained summative evaluation way limits the student employment rate. This article analyzes the connotative meaning of employment oriented teaching method, and highlights the need for employment oriented vocational English teaching. It also proposes practical vocational English teaching strategies based on employment oriented education theory to promote the reform of vocational English teaching.%传统的应试化教材和教学模式制约着高职学生的学习动力,与就业脱节的终结性考核评价方式更限制着就业率的提高。本文分析了就业导向的内涵和基于就业导向的高职英语教学的必要性,提出基于就业导向的高职英语教学策略,以期促进高职英语教学改革。

  18. What Sense Can We Make of the Possibility of Vocational Didactics? An Approach from the Spanish School-Based System Complemented by Non-Formal Vocational Training

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    Fernando Marhuenda-Fluixá

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Our contribution attempts to review the development of the field of didactics in Spain in the past 35 years and its contribution to the development and improvement of vocational education and training. We intend to show that the concern of didactics is an issue of great concern (and dispute in Southern Europe, for which we will use Spain as an example. We will particularly analyse from a didactical approach (taking didactics as a normative applied discipline well established in academia the possibilities that a traditionally school-based discipline has to improve the development of vocational education practice in and out of schools, for young and adult people, in terms of pedagogical innovation.

  19. 高职C语言程序设计实训探讨%C program Language Training of Vocational Education

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    曹文梁

    2011-01-01

    The vocational education located in the practical training and skill type talents,for the first time to learn C language program design of computer specialty in Vocational Students' practice is very necessary.This paper introduces the C program language training purpose and goal,training content,training requirements and assessment methods.%高职教育定位于培养实用型、技能型的高级专门人才,对初次学习C语言程序设计的高职计算机专业学生进行实训是非常必要的。对C语言程序设计实训的目的与预期目标、实训内容、实训要求以及实训的考核方式等内容进行了探讨。

  20. 浅谈高职英语教学中文化导入的必要性和策略%The necessity and strategies of culture introduction in English teaching in higher vocational colleges

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    冯丽

    2013-01-01

      英语应用能力是高职英语培养目标之一,而英语文化知识对提高学生英语应用能力起着至关重要的作用。本文结合语言和文化的关系以及高职英语教学现状,阐述了高职英语教学中文化导入的必要性,也提出了相应的策略。%  English application ability is one of the goals of higher vocational English, English culture knowledge plays a vital role in improving the students' English application ability. According to the relationship between language and culture and higher vocational English teaching, expounds the necessity of culture introduction in English teaching in higher vocational colleges, and put forward the corresponding strategies.