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Vocational Guidance

  • Enhancing Teaching and Learning in the Dutch Vocational Education Systemby Elly de Bruijn; Stephen Billett; Jeroen Onstenk

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.45

    This book discusses how the Dutch vocational education system has undergone significant waves of reform driven by global imperatives, national concerns and governmental policy goals. Like elsewhere, the impetuses for these reforms are directed to generating a more industry-responsive, locally-accountable and competence-based vocational education system.... more...

  • Noten an Deutschlands Hochschulenby Volker Müller-Benedict; Gerd Grözinger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 20.40

    In diesem Buch werden die langfristigen Verläufe ? 1960 bis 2013 ? der Examensnoten für zentrale Fächer und viele Hochschulen dargestellt und die Ursachen für ihre Nicht-Vergleichbarkeit analysiert. Im Fokus stehen die Bestimmung nicht-leistungsbedingter Einflüsse sowie die Erklärung von ?grade inflation?, also die Ursachen für eine Verbesserung der... more...

  • Crafted in Britainby Anthony Burton; Rob Scott

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.99

    Crafted in Britain is a celebration of Britain's traditional crafts and industries that have survived into the modern world, not as museums but on their merits. In an age of increasing automation and standardisation, it is a joy to find such places, where craftsmanship and personal skills are still valued. Their world is recreated in Rob Scott's... more...

  • Democracy and Educationby John Dewey

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The primary ineluctable facts of the birth and death of each one of the constituent members in a social group determine the necessity of education. On one hand, there is the contrast between the immaturity of the new-born members of the group - its future sole representatives - and the maturity of the adult members who possess the knowledge and customs... more...

  • THRIVE: How To Achieve and Sustain High-level Career Successby Dean Williams

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    With a million or more business books available in print and digital, THRIVE attempts to be different. Whilst we touch on aspects of leadership and inspiration, this book has been written to give you immediate actionable insights wherever you are in your career. The structure of the book allows you to ?plug in and play? wherever you want to start,... more...

  • Universities, Employability and Human Developmentby Melanie Walker; Samuel Fongwa

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.45

    The book makes a significant contribution to critical higher education studies, specifically to graduate employability research and to capabilities and education research. The book moves beyond the simplistic conception of alleged 'gaps' in graduate skills and 'mismatches' between employers and universities, and instead provides an innovative... more...

  • Internationalization in Vocational Education and Trainingby Ly Thi Tran; Kate Dempsey

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.45

    This edited book addresses a range of aspects of internationalization in vocational education and training (VET) in different countries. It considers the impact of internationalization and student mobility on VET at the sectoral, institutional and individual levels as the sector emerges as a key tool for social and structural change in developing nations... more...

  • Bridging the Skills Gapby Shubha Jayaram; Wambui Munge; Bob Adamson; David Sorrell; Nitika Jain

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 79.17

    This volume seeks to examine the skills development agenda for youth by exploring two key questions for sustainable livelihoods: What are the skills needed for employability in developing countries, especially in Africa and Asia?  And, what skills are currently possessed by students and secondary school leavers? An introductory chapter... more...

  • Teamarbeit in Kindertageseinrichtungenby Barbara Lochner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.48

    Barbara Lochner untersucht in ihrer Studie, wie das pädagogische Personal in Kindertageseinrichtungen als Team zusammenarbeitet. Auf der Grundlage von Gesprächsanalysen und teilnehmenden Beobachtungen zeigt sie, welche Bedeutung der kollegialen Gemeinschaft in der praktischen Bewältigung des pädagogischen Arbeitsalltags zukommt. Ihre Analysen fokussieren... more...

  • Prädiktoren für den multikriterialen Berufserfolg von Lehrkräftenby Kristin Wolf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 23.94

    Die Autorin zeigt in einer empirischen Untersuchung von Daten zweier großer Lehrerstudien, dass die Abiturdurchschnittsnote als zentraler Prädiktor für den multikriterialen Berufserfolg von Lehrkräften nicht geeignet ist. Vielmehr besitzt der praktische Studienerfolg aus dem Vorbereitungsdienst hohe Vorhersagekraft für den späteren Berufserfolg. Diese... more...