CIENCIA DIGITALquarterly multidisciplinary magazine, published in electronic format. Its mission is to contribute to the training of competent professionals, with a humanistic and critical vision, who are capable of presenting their research and scientific results, to the same extent that positive changes in society are promoted through their intervention.

CIENCIA DIGITAL quarterly multidisciplinary magazine, published in electronic format. Its mission is to contribute to the training of competent professionals, with a humanistic and critical vision, who are capable of presenting their research and scientific results, to the same extent that positive changes in society are promoted through their intervention.

  • Chief editor: DrC. Efraín Velasteguí López PhD.
  • ISSN (online): 2602-8085
  • Frequency: Trimestral
  • SJIF Magazine impact value:  [ SJIF 2022 = 5.955 ]
 
    

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Vol. 8 No. 3 (2024): Ciencia & Genética

Published: 2024-07-05

Impact of vocational training and vocational orientation on students' choice of technical careers at the Leonidas Grueso George Educational Unit.

Introduction: vocational training and guidance are fundamental for the advancement and triumph of students in both their academic and professional endeavors, as they equip them with crucial decision-making tools before selecting further studies aligned with their professional passions and social demands. Objectives: the proposed objective of the study is to evaluate how the implementation of a vocational training and guidance strategy fosters students' propensity to choose career paths for their educational progress at the "Leonidas Gruezo George" Educational Unit in the 2024 school year. Methodology: the research adopted a quantitative approach characterized by detailed, correlational and applied research. Employing inductive and synthetic analytical methods, data were collected through surveys using questionnaires exploring socio-cultural aspects, involving a cohort of 47 students with post-secondary education as they approached a crossroads in their technical career options. Results: The results obtained after the training revealed a change in the students' perception of their preferred career paths, with technical fields becoming the most favored disciplines, illustrating the positive impact of vocational training on career decision making. Conclusions: It was observed that the intervention process through vocational training and vocational guidance, as students were initially inclined towards health, administration, and education-oriented careers and then their perception changed towards technical careers due to their characteristics and advantages. This suggests that vocational training exerted a favorable influence on the students' career prospects.

Tita Adela Medina Min, Angelina Parra de la Paz, Paulina Mesa Villavicencio

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CIENCIA DIGITAL is a multidisciplinary journal, quarterly, which will be published in electronic format. Its mission is to contribute to the training of competent professionals with a humanistic and critical vision who are capable of presenting their research and scientific results to the same extent that positive changes in society are promoted through their intervention.