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Publikācija: Influence of Socio-Demographic Characteristics to Attractiveness and Success of Initial Vocational Education and Training in Latvia

Publication Type Publication (anonimusly reviewed) in a journal with an international editorial board indexed in other databases
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Influence of Socio-Demographic Characteristics to Attractiveness and Success of Initial Vocational Education and Training in Latvia
Field of research 5. Social sciences
Sub-field of research 5.4 Sociology
Authors Vjačeslavs Šitikovs
Jurijs Lavendels
Marina Uhanova
Keywords vocational education and training, Livelong Learning Programme, survey, socio-demographic characteristics
Abstract The ongoing project “Detailed Methodological Approach to understanding the VET educational system in 7 European countries (7EU-VET)” tries to improve understanding of what particular factors influence on VET system attractiveness and success. The project tries to answer to questions what's new in human perception of VET systems and how they see the future job opportunities, career development and mobility; how effective and successful are advising and informing systems? For these reasons the project implemented empirical study among VET schools’ pupil which results are intended for decision makers, experts and VET managers. Results derived from research made in Latvian institutions of initial VET are presented.
DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.561
Hyperlink: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812040232 
Reference Šitikovs, V., Lavendels, J., Uhanova, M. Influence of Socio-Demographic Characteristics to Attractiveness and Success of Initial Vocational Education and Training in Latvia. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2012, Vol.55, pp.756-765. ISSN 1877-0428. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.561
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