vocationalist

vo·ca·tion·al·ism

 (vō-kā′shə-nə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The stressing of vocational training in education.

vo·ca′tion·al·ist n.

vocationalist

(vəʊˈkeɪʃənəlɪst)
n
(Education) someone who emphasizes the importance of vocational training in education
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It is outmoded and owes more to 1930s vocationalist ideas than it does to modern constitutional thinking.
Grubb and Lazerson (2005) offer a moderated vocationalist perspective where they note and accept a general historical trend towards vocationalism and away from liberal higher education values.
at the cost of the slow embrace of a crudely vocationalist instrumentalism.
Indeed, adult education has had the ground under it shifted so far into the vocationalist camp, even those who align themselves with the status quo are beginning to realise that with the loss of ethical practice, critical development and learner volition, liberal democracy itself is under threat.
40) In the Irish context, the unfortunate inspector serves as a metaphor for the evils of big government castigated by the vocationalist lobby, whose arguments were endorsed by the Catholic establishment and formed an influential undercurrent of public opinion at the time.
The vocationalist 'performativity' supported by the YJB's conception of appropriate youth justice education evidences a managerialist and prescriptive view of learning, leading to the potential danger of perceiving students as merely 'a bundle of functional competencies attained and exercised according to the demands of the market' (Usher et al.
A Vocationalist Training Wing is responsible for training the vocationalists such as drivers, medics and signallers for the entire force.
Many schools of education faculty (nay, many faculty everywhere) are pressured to succumb to a vocationalist, mercantile understanding of teaching and learning.
This commission, its investigations, its report, and the ultimate failure to enact a vocationalist system in Ireland is the focus of Vocationalism and Social Catholicism in Twentieth-Century Ireland.
Prowse, referred to the debate then raging in the United States between the defenders of history and the proponents of the new subject of social studies, as simply the latest phase of the "present struggle between the vocationalist and the other "call it what you will: culture, happiness, balance.
Educational institutions and agencies have had to respond in this policy context, and particularly in terms of doing this also responding to those groupings and interests that contest the vocationalist orientation.
The program in which I teach, for example, has been instructed by the administration of the liberal arts school in which it anomalously finds itself located as the only vocationalist unit, that no one can be hired on the full-time tenure-track faculty who does not possess a doctorate and potential for refereed publication.