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Pages: 6014-6022
Publication year: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-697-3777-4
ISSN: 2340-1117
doi: 10.21125/edulearn.2017.2362

Conference name: 9th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 3-5 July, 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain

CAREER GUIDANCE AT VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS IN CZECH REPUBLIC

J. Jirsáková, L. Herout

Institute of Education and Communication, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC)
This paper focuses on state of the art of career guidance and counseling on secondary vocational schools in the Czech Republic due to Industry 4.0. The main concern is given to a system and carrier guidance and counseling opportunities and its role in development of career management skills of secondary vocational school pupils. The main aim is to answer the following fundamental questions: Do focal schools have sufficient knowledge and equipment needed for appropriate development of career guidance and counseling? What are the main factors influencing how much does a school counselor focus on career guidance and counseling?.

The proposed paper presents results of quantitative research conducted at secondary vocational school which cooperates with Institute of Education and Communication at CULS, Prague. The research is based on analyzing both groups pupils and school counselors to map state of the art and relevant causes of it. Results outline that there is insufficient emphasis and incorporation of career guidance and counseling into secondary vocational school education. Therefore, gained findings help formulate recommendation how to adapt career guidance and counseling to current requirements in the Czech Republic.
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title = {CAREER GUIDANCE AT VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS IN CZECH REPUBLIC},
series = {9th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN17 Proceedings},
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DO - 10.21125/edulearn.2017.2362
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J. Jirsáková, L. Herout (2017) CAREER GUIDANCE AT VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS IN CZECH REPUBLIC, EDULEARN17 Proceedings, pp. 6014-6022.
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