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Session Overview
Location: Room 1
Date: Wednesday, 02/Feb/2022
1:30pm
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3:00pm
Paper Session 1A: Educational and occupational choice
Location: Room 1
Chair: Juerg SCHWERI
 

Student engagement in relation to educational choice at upper secondary school: Longitudinal approach

Kristjana Stella BLÖNDAL, Elsa EIRÍKSDÓTTIR



Too young to choose – does pupils' age shape their track choice after compulsory schooling?

Manuel AEPLI, Jürg Schweri



Does School Ethnic Diversity affect Occupational Choices?

Damiano PREGALDINI, Simone BALESTRA, Uschi BACKES-GELLNER



New information, new interests? The effect of an occupation finder for dual vocational education and training on students' occupational choice

Maria Esther OSWALD-EGG

3:30pm
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5:00pm
Paper Session 2A: Higher vocational education
Location: Room 1
Chair: Carmen BAUMELER
 

Higher Vocational Education in Germany and Canada – a comparison of Hybrid Qualifications

Hanna HEININGER



Colleges of Higher Education in Transition. Perceptions of and Reactions to Changes in the Swiss Education System and the Trends towards Tertiarisation, Internationalisation and Academisation

Caroline Madeleine SUTER



Motives for or against the implementation of the recognition of prior learning from a professional education institution’s perspective

Patrizia Salzmann, Christine Hämmerli, Carmen Baumeler, Sonja Engelage, Amélie Deschenaux

Date: Thursday, 03/Feb/2022
10:30am
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12:00pm
Paper Session 3A: Training conditions and learning processes
Location: Room 1
Chair: Filippo PUSTERLA
 

A Latent Transition Analysis Investigating the Stability, Predictors, and Outcomes of Resource Profiles during Apprenticeships

Fabienne LÜTHI, Barbara E. STALDER



How does COVID-19 affects learning of apprentices in the workplace training and classroom education?

Thomas Bolli, Katherine Caves, Filippo Pusterla, Ladina Rageth, Ursula Renold, Aranya Sritharan, Morlet Guillaume Maxence Augusti



Current working and production conditions in the Swiss bricklaying trade and their influence on in-company training conditions from the perspective of apprentices

Kerstin DUEMMLER, Alexandra Felder, Isabelle Caprani



Innovation in the School System

Christian SCHRACK

1:00pm
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2:30pm
Paper Session 4A: Demand for education and skills
Location: Room 1
Chair: Juerg SCHWERI
 

VET makes the difference: job polarization in the US and Germany

Gina GLOCK



Does ICT Affect the Demand for Vocationally Educated Workers?

Filippo PUSTERLA, Ursula RENOLD



Updated education curricula and accelerated technology diffusion in the workplace: Micro-evidence on the race between education and technology

Tobias SCHULTHEISS, Uschi Backes-Gellner



On the extent of applicant discouragement after apprenticeship contract cancellations during the Covid-19 pandemic

Caroline NEUBER-POHL

4:15pm
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5:45pm
Paper Session 5A: The role of different types of skills in the recruitment process
Location: Room 1
Chair: Miriam GRØNNING
 

Do Recruiters Select Workers with Different Personality Traits for Different Tasks? A Discrete Choice Experiment

Caroline WEHNER, Andries de Grip, Harald Pfeifer



How Do Employers Value Non-Formal University Credentials in Recruitment Processes?

Aranya SRITHARAN, Ladina Rageth, Ursula Renold



Education Preferences in Recruitment: What Affects Employers’ Preferences for Vocational versus General Education?

Ladina RAGETH, Aranya SRITHARAN



Income risks of vocational and academic tertiary education - More money, higher risks?

Theresa MICHLBAUER

Date: Friday, 04/Feb/2022
10:30am
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12:00pm
Paper Session 6A: Mobility and school-to-work transitions
Location: Room 1
Chair: Daniela ROHRBACH-SCHMIDT
 

Changes in the Returns to Education at Entry into the Labour Market in West Germany

Rolf BECKER, Hans-Peter BLOSSFELD



Improved Prospects for a Smooth School-to-Work Transition? Transition Patterns and Turbulence of Disadvantaged School Leavers in Germany in Times of Increasing Demand for Trainees

Brigitte SCHELS, Juliane ACHATZ



The effect of training firm conditions on educational success

Pontus af Burén, Jürg Schweri



Educational homogamy as a socio-institutional influencing factor of VET in the pandemic and post-pandemic time (based on results of international comparative analysis)

Roman SMIRNOV

1:45pm
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3:15pm
Paper Session 7A: Returns to education
Location: Room 1
Chair: Filippo PUSTERLA
 

IT Skills, Occupation Specificity and Job Separations

Christian EGGENBERGER, Uschi Backes-Gellner



Do wage scarring effects depend on the type of workers’ skills?

Miriam Grønning, Irene Kriesi, Stefan Sacchi



How IT progress affects specialization and social skills in the labor market

Fabienne KIENER, Christian Eggenberger, Uschi Backes-Gellner



The impact of a missing school graduation cohort on hiring trainees and training wages

Matthias Dorner, Katja GÖRLITZ


 
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