Career Maturity Of Australian And South African High School Students: Developmental And Contextual Explanations
Patton, Wendy A., Watson, Mark B., & Creed, Peter A. (2004) Career Maturity Of Australian And South African High School Students: Developmental And Contextual Explanations. Australian Journal of Career Development, 13(1), pp. 33-41.
The present study investigates the career maturity of 1090 high school students in Years 8 to 12 in Australia (n = 656) and South Africa (n = 434). Scores on the Australian version of the Career Development Inventory were analysed. While a developmental explanation for career maturity was supported, gender differences between countries and differences at school transition points were found. The relevance of school career education programs to prepare students for career decisions is discussed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 ACER|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||11 Oct 2005 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:05|
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