Understanding the relationships between psychological and contextual determinants, motivation and achievement outcomes for students in vocational training or technical training programs


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In developed countries, obtaining a job qualification is a requirement for securing worthwhile employment. Given, it leads to better social and economic conditions during the entire working life. One relevant avenue to facilitate access to a job qualification, especially for students who have school concerns, is to encourage students to take non-university qualifying training programs like Vocational Training Programs (VT) and Technical training programs (TT). In Quebec (Canada), both of these apprenticeships are carried out in educational establishments; VT being taught in VT centers...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Outcomes; Vocational education and training; Pathways; Apprenticeship; Performance

Keywords: Academic persistence; Learning motivation; Training program; Career choice; Achievement

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2021

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Journal volume: 14

Journal number: 1

Journal date: April 2021

Pages: pp. 165-183

ISSN: 1874-785X, 1874-7868 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 144.446

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