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Social and academic factors in the career decisions of Canadian youth

Raymond Breton

Social and academic factors in the career decisions of Canadian youth

a study of secondary school students

by Raymond Breton

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Published by Manpower and Immigration, Program Development in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vocational guidance.,
  • Students -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 603-612.

    Statementby Raymond Breton, with the collaboration of John McDonald and Stephen Richer.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination612 p.
    Number of Pages612
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17198617M

    The ability to influence the career planning choices of youth requires an understanding of how these choices are made and what factors influence the decision-making process. This fact sheet offers a brief examination of this topic. The analyses looked at the age at which Canadian youth begin to demonstrate consistency in their career decisions. Choosing the right career path is becoming more and more important for young students today. Students have to take into account many things when choosing a career and college major. Many factors can influence a student’s decision, including parents, coaches, religious figures, or any role models in .

    Children’s ability to meet academic, social, emotional and physical milestones depends largely on risk and protective factors in their lives. Researchers must be able to link improved outcomes to positive changes in those risk and protective factors to demonstrate a program’s impact.   The skills youth acquire at the end of their formal education are partly a reflection of the career plans and accompanying program choices they have made throughout their education. Whether these choices best meet Canadian labour market requirements has been the subject of considerable discussion and policy development over the past decade. The ability to influence the career planning .

      Academic Stress and Risk Factors Most of the students (%) reportedly felt stressed because of academic pressure (Table 2). As shown in Table 3, education level of the father was significantly associated with academic pressure (χ 2 (1, N=)=, p): participants whose fathers were non-graduates were found to be more likely to report academic pressure. The study panel that produced the National Research Council (NRC) report Losing Generations concluded that communities and institutions that surround adolescents, which include families, neighborhoods, schools, health systems, and employment and training centers, are increasingly challenged by changing social and economic conditions within the larger society (National Research .


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Social and academic factors in the career decisions of Canadian youth by Raymond Breton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The conceptual framework underlying the study reported in this book is based on the premise that an adolescent's career development and intentions and decisions with respect to future career depend on three interrelated factors: social origin, present experience, and attitudes and preparedness Cited by: 3.

Social and academic factors in the career decisions of Canadian youth. [Ottawa] Manpower and Immigration Program Development [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Breton; John C McDonald; Stephen Richer. Good career planning leads to life fulfillment however; cultural heritage can conflict with youths' personal interests.

This systematic review examined existing literature on factors that influence youths' career choices in both collectivist and individualistic cultural settings from around the globe with the aim of identifying knowledge gaps and providing direction for future by: 5. Making a career choice is a defining phase in every student's life.

Students have to consider several factors before arriving at a decision. The purpose of this research was to see the factors. career-related stereotypes.

Gender is a factor included in multiple career development theories and approaches including, Social Learning and multicultural career counseling. How we view ourselves as individuals may influence both the opportunities and barriers we perceive as we make career decisions.

Studies of gender andFile Size: 39KB. Education Decisions of Canadian Youth and grants) and non‐monetary factors (gender, culture, community size, social and academic findings suggest that social background is a major factor in educational choices made by. Indo-Canadian Young Women Entering the Social Sciences 5 Career choice and parental expec-tations was documented by Beynon and Toohey ().

They conducted inter-views regarding factors that influenced the career choice to enter teaching with students of first- and second-generation Chinese and Punjabi-Sikhs in Canada.

The study looked at both. The most important things are job description, required skills and education, salary, career outlook. But there are many other meaningful factors that can influence someone’s career choice. In this article, we discuss some of these factors.

It’s important to take them into account when you have to make a decision about your future work. Any number of psychological, social and cultural factors can impinge upon youth and their family, and influence decision-making, expectations and emotional reactions.

The Report of the APA Task Force on Gender Identity and Gender Variance () summarizes some of these factors, including general behavior problems, peer related problems and.

Young students have diverse dreams and interests in life. There is an old adage which inspires people to succeed in their chosen career path: “if there is a will, there is a way.” “If there is a will, there is a way.” However, the question is: “who.

Socialization & Culture Influences on Career Choices. To one degree or another, society and the way you're brought up influences your life choices, including your choice of career. Every person in a position of authority you've encountered in your formative years -- and entertainment outlets -- impact.

(). Factors Influencing Students’ Career Choice and Aspirations in South Africa. Journal of Social Sciences: Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. Aside from family related factors, economic factors which includes the employability and availability of job in the future is also considered by students.

Employability, i.e., the realistic feasibility of being employed in a stable job, then becomes an important factor in career decision-making. Coming from a collective culture. These Canadian findings are accompanied by a large number of studies in the United States that have shown that socioeconomic disadvantage and other risk factors that are associated with poverty (eg, lower parental education and high family stress) have a negative effect on cognitive development and academic achievement, smaller effects on.

lower social class were not pressured by families in the same way. Cultural Values, Continents & Career Decision Making Broadly speaking the individualist societies are those from Europe, North America & Australasia while the collectivist cultures are found in Asia, Africa & South America.

Influences on Career Path Decisions. A variety of factors are likely to influence your career path, and some of those factors may change during the course of your professional life. Sometimes, life circumstances alter career paths, while in other instances, what you thought would be an enjoyable career is no longer.

secondary Career Centre or provincial/territorial employment service. For Step 1, do the Career Quizzes and get matched up to occupations.

Print the occupations and results and keep them in your folder. – when the “Home Page” opens choose “Career Navigator”, create an account, and do any quizzes you like. Factors Affecting the Decisions of Canadian Youth Not to Pursue Post-Secondary Education Québec ().

"Secondary school and College Graduates: A Sociodemographic Analysis." Educational. rural background) and extrinsic factors (salaries, governmental institutions, medical institutes reputation, training techniques) influence a medical student’s decision to choose a career in primary care; and to establish that some factors were different among students in high- middle- and low-income countries.

Risk Factors for Delinquency among Canadian Youth: Current knowledge and future directions. Annie K. Yessine, Ph.D. Research Report: Abstract. This paper synthesizes existing knowledge from Canadian studies that address delinquency-related risk factors.

Ottawa - Career decision-making for the majority of Canadian youth is an on-going process, occurring throughout adolescence and typically lasting well into adulthood.

Statistics Canada researchers have surveyed these patterns, resulting in its Youth in Transition Survey. .Regarding social class, inlow-socioeconomic status students were 30% less likely to attend college than their high-socioeconomic status peers (NCES, ).

With this discrepancy, it is necessary to determine what factors influence low-socioeconomic status Black students in their college choices. Perhaps with this data, policy changes.Factors in Career Choice The first factor in career choice, environment, may influence the career students choose.

For example, students who have lived on an island may choose a career dealing with the water, or they may choose to leave the island behind, never to have anything to do with water again.