Career education at the elementary school level: student and intern teacher perspectives

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A teacher-training program was introduced in Southern Alberta, Canada, to enable intern teachers to integrate career education projects into their mainstream elementary school courses. This non-experimental, descriptive evaluation used content analysis to examine the effectiveness of 25 career education projects and their corresponding 56 types of career education interventions that were implemented by intern teachers. Twenty-five project reports and 555 student evaluation surveys were examined to determine trends in project strengths, challenges, and recommendations for career education...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Youth; Students; Outcomes; Teaching and learning; Evaluation

Keywords: Career guidance; Career counselling; Teacher training; Career exploration; Project evaluation; Trend

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 2016

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Journal volume: 43

Journal number: 5

Journal date: October 2016

Pages: pp. 426-446

ISSN: 0894-8453

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 127.537

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