Transfer Securing of Vocational Education
Science Journal of Education
Volume 1, Issue 3, August 2013, Pages: 36-42
Received: Jul. 29, 2013; Published: Aug. 30, 2013
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Kaethe Schneider, Institute for Education and Culture, Jena, Germany; University of Jena, Jena, Germany
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The objective of the study is to examine the extent to which shortcomings can be identified in the sub-process chain for securing and evaluating the learning transfer in vocational education at companies in the Federal Republic of Germany. It is argued that there are shortcomings in securing the learning transfer in vocational education at companies in Germany. All the companies in the DAX30, MDAX, SDAX and TecDAX and/or the 500 family-owned companies with the highest sales revenue and at least 1,000 employees were surveyed in this investigation. The sampling consisted of 632 of 660 companies in total. 107 companies took part in the online survey. The findings in the study show that only one quarter of the examined companies in Germany secured and evaluated the entire process chain for the learning transfer. The methods applied for securing the learning transfer at companies exhibit conceptual shortcomings in the securing of the learning transfer. A model for securing the learning transfer has been developed and recommended for specific transfer securing of vocational education for German companies.
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Learning Transfer, Vocational Education, Learning Transfer Securing
To cite this article
Kaethe Schneider, Transfer Securing of Vocational Education, Science Journal of Education. Vol. 1, No. 3, 2013, pp. 36-42. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20130103.12
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