Education + Training: Volume 65 Issue 3


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Does extending the internship period in vocational schools of higher education lead to better employment results?: the case of Turkey

Elif Alp, Oğuz Karadeniz, Atalay Çağlar, Emel İslamoğlu

This study aids to examine the impact of extending the internship period on the transition from school to work of vocational school of higher education graduates and subsequent…

Training of youths for effective self-employment practices

Degsew Melak, Beyene Derso

Currently, there is widespread consensus that training is helpful to the long-term success of business competitive advantages. However, youth continue to invest in various…

Career planning and workforce preparation during economic downturn: perceptions of graduating business students

Kelly Benati, Sophie Lindsay, Jacqueline O'Toole, Juan Fischer

To gather insight into how graduating business students are preparing for the workplace and their future careers and how this has been impacted by COVID-19.

Gamification to enhance engagement and higher order learning in entrepreneurial education

Roisin M. Lyons, Grace Fox, Simon Stephens

In an effort to enhance the student experience and achieve complex learning outcomes the use of gamification in higher education is increasing. Using two case studies, this paper…

Designing successful internships: exploring the role of duration, formalization and motivational practices

Maria Pilar Jerez Gomez, Ana Bojica, Javier Martínez-del-Río, Reem Karaja

This study aims to shed light on how internships' features drive employability outcomes and answers the question of how internships that maximize the employability of interns can…


Do different types of vocational education and training programmes influence earnings? Recent evidence from India

Andrea Vincent, Durgam Rajasekhar

Indian government initiated several skill development policies and different types of vocational education and training (VET). Yet the participation in skill education is low…

Utilizing the push–pull–mooring framework to explore university teachers' intention to switch from traditional classrooms to smart classrooms in China

Zhangxiang Zhu, Zihui Peng, Kening Yang

This study explores the factors that promote university teachers' switching intention from a traditional classroom to a smart classroom based on the push–pull–mooring (PPM…

The built environment craftmanship in higher education institutions: issues and prospects from stakeholders' perception

Andrew Ebekozien, Clinton Aigbavboa, Matthew Ikuabe, Wellington Didibhuku Thwala

Nigeria has one of the highest graduate unemployment rates in Africa, and there is no comprehensive policy framework to address it. Evidence shows that integrating craftsmanship…

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