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vocational

Saltos de línea: vo|ca¦tion¦al
Pronunciación: /və(ʊ)ˈkeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l
 
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Definición de vocational en inglés:

adjetivo

1Relating to an occupation or employment: vocational training
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He engaged in meaningful employment, vocational pursuits and social interests.
  • Many are engaged in vocational activities like weaving bedsheets and towels.
  • Their vocational and pastoral activities formed an integral and intimate part of diocesan life.
1.1(Of education or training) directed at a particular occupation and its skills: specialized vocational courses such as fashion and catering have been popular among students
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They also provide information on full and part-time vocational training and education courses.
  • The minister for skills and vocational education, is expected to announce the proposals to Parliament in March.
  • These factors, in turn, have a severe impact on the vocational education and training in South Africa.

Derivados

vocationalism

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • As to vocationalism, professional academic fields are inevitably at least partially defined by the nature of the profession.
  • Have we got priorities right - or are we slumming it in the name of some spurious vocationalism or management theory?
  • While the conditions in which academics are working are changing and becoming saturated with economic imperatives, university structures are still reliant on the vocationalism and good will of scholars.

vocationalize

2
(also vocationalise) verbo
Example sentences
  • What we're doing instead is vocationalising education, making it a training camp for the labour market.
  • The course has been vocationalised to suit students looking at employment with NGOs and research institutes.
  • However, even if most of these constraints are overcome, it is virtually impossible to vocationalise formal education.

vocationally

3
adverbio
Example sentences
  • He argued that vocationally educated individuals entering the industry could be better equipped with a broader knowledge base.
  • There's no rest for the vocationally challenged, though: the very next day after my slightly pensive release into the job market at large, I scuttled around the city happily attending three interviews, all for great jobs.
  • A comparison of the content and lessons of GNVQ and A-level courses seems to confirm employers' suspicions that A-level pupils are better equipped for the world of work than their vocationally qualified peers.

Words that rhyme with vocational

durational, locational, oblational, relational

Definición de vocational en:

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