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Interpretable and Personalized Apprenticeship Scheduling: Learning Interpretable Scheduling Policies from Heterogeneous User Demonstrations [article]

Rohan Paleja, Andrew Silva, Letian Chen, Matthew Gombolay
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We propose a personalized and interpretable apprenticeship scheduling algorithm that infers an interpretable representation of all human task demonstrators by extracting decision-making criteria via an  ...  What is critically needed is the ability to extract this domain knowledge in a heterogeneous and interpretable apprenticeship learning framework to scale beyond the power of a single human expert, a necessity  ...  from heterogeneous decision-makers.  ... 
arXiv:1906.06397v5 fatcat:thqmemuqjzcpdifn36zow4n6he

Creation, Maintenance, And Disruption. Occupational Associations And Their Heterogeneous Institutional Work After The Swiss Vet Policy Reform

Carmen Baumeler, Sonja Engelage, Alexandra Strebel
2018 Zenodo  
In Switzerland, occupational associations are responsible for defining the occupations' training content and creating apprenticeship positions.  ...  The selection criterion is the maximum heterogeneity of outcomes (creation, maintenance, and disruption of occupations) after the Swiss VET reform.  ...  The association of the piano makers still exists today as a part of the umbrella organisation and consists of 270 members, all professionals and holders of apprenticeship diplomas.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1319629 fatcat:dsggn3tq2vccticn4d7fg7e3tm

Relational Study of Technical Education in Scotland and Nigeria for Sustainable Skill Development

E. Kennedy Umunadi
2013 International Journal of Higher Education  
Whilst policy makers have endeavoured to promote a curriculum which encourages enterprise and employability, policy decisions may be influence by short or median term needs within the market place as well  ...  A Heterogeneous Society with Different Languages Nigeria is a heterogeneous society with different languages, tribes and diversified culture. A country with Christian and Muslims ideology.  ... 
doi:10.5430/ijhe.v3n1p49 fatcat:rjdz3c3dfzfbrfqhgc4nxi5aum

Understanding creativity as an occupation specific competence

Antje Barabasch, Silke Fischer
2021 Zenodo  
This decision was repealed in 2019 by Regulation (EU) 2019/128 establishing Cedefop as a Union Agency with a renewed mandate.  ...  Apprenticeships are also highly heterogeneous on an organisational level.  ...  VET policy-makers in the four countries base their decision-making processes on regular analytic and statistical work.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5760923 fatcat:5u2hqj2yyvfxnjekqrujplif2i

The effect of choice options in training curricula on the demand for and supply of apprentices

Anika Jansen, Andries de Grip, Ben Kriechel
2017 Economics of Education Review  
We test this hypothesis on data on the demand for apprentices in Germany in all occupations from 2004 to 2014.  ...  We find that a more heterogeneous curriculum increases both firms' demand for and the supply of apprentices.  ...  The German apprenticeship system Apprenticeships in Germany are a combination of work place training and theoretical learning in a vocational school.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.econedurev.2017.02.003 fatcat:uno6nnxdqjaonltzp3bmnqndli

Toward a Set of Trainable Content on Entrepreneurship Education: A Review of Entrepreneurship Research from an Educational Perspective

Carlos A. Albornoz
2008 Journal of Technology Management & Innovation  
The article elaborate teaching content from empirical research and suggest a sequence of how to present entrepreneurship content to new students.  ...  Ensley et al., (1998) suggests that team heterogeneity is an important factor for firm performance.  ...  Content Most effective Teaching perspective(s) Person-organization fit Transmission Make optimal resource allocation decisions Transmission Industry knowledge Transmission Combine information productively  ... 
doaj:b73c3217dc544262986b91ff0976864f fatcat:axg6lbj4dndt7dqxra4zzj5toy

Vocational education and training across the lifespan

Christof Nägele, Michael Gessler, Barbara E Stalder
2019 Zenodo  
Challenges will not only create new situation for VET decision-makers and VET providers, but also for VET participants, their families, and those who will employ them.  ...  of learning that reflexively shape occupational and personal development biographies.  ...  Keywords vocational education and training; inclusion; marginalized groups; lifelong learning; precariousness  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2653553 fatcat:3ptoyyy5sbhwfjzgnbo62o2kqe

Heterogeneous Wage Effects of Apprenticeship Training*

Kathrin Göggel, Thomas Zwick
2012 The Scandinavian Journal of Economics  
It demonstrates that selectivity in occupations and changes, unobserved heterogeneity between occupations, and sample selection matter. JEL Codes: J24; J31; M53  ...  Differences between the firms that provide the apprenticeship training are found to be small or insignificant.  ...  Hairdressers learn in three years how to wash, cut, dye and dress the hair of their clients. The salary ranges from €210-540.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9442.2012.01712.x fatcat:xjtxrrozhjhkjcef45melut4jq

A Comparative Approach to Lifelong Learning Policies in Europe: the cases of the UK, Sweden and Greece

2008 European Journal of Education  
It aimed to analyse Lifelong Learning (LLL) policies targeted to young adults in Europe, particularly those in situations of social exclusion, focusing on the different ways in which the policies are socially  ...  The paper focuses on the narrative approach, namely the "storytelling strategy", adopted to examine the Lifelong Learning policies chosen as case studies in their social, political and economic realities  ...  However, Valeria Pandolfini wrote paragraphs "Introduction: analyzing Lifelong Learning policies for young adults" and "Narrative approaches and policy analysis", Sebastiano Benasso wrote paragraph "A  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1465-3435.2007.00338.x fatcat:4wkcla2765d5pnn2nu7km7vkba

Trends in Vocational Education and Training Research, Vol. II. Proceedings of the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Vocational Education and Training Network (VETNET)

2019 Zenodo  
It is an open network, which welcomes members and contributions from all over the world.  ...  With its publications VETNET aims to foster knowledge sharing and mutual learning among researchers and between research, practice and policy.  ...  Disclaimer This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3457503 fatcat:h4kprpevnfh7znrs3zas37i65q

Subsidized vocational training: Stepping stone or trap? Assessing empirical effects using matching techniques

Eva Dettmann, Jutta Günther
2013 Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics  
In this context, firms and policy makers frequently discuss the introduction of a training levy to be imposed on firms that do not offer apprenticeships.  ...  If the condition is not met for one or more characteristics of a person, this person must be removed from the sample.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03399397 fatcat:jrg3ibzqlzbz7mdnefah5kit3q

Learning needs assessment for multi-stakeholder implementation science training in LMIC settings: findings and recommendations

Mallory Wolfe Turner, Stephanie Bogdewic, Erum Agha, Carrie Blanchard, Rachel Sturke, Audrey Pettifor, Kathryn Salisbury, Andrea Horvath Marques, Marie Lina Excellent, Nitya Rajagopal, Rohit Ramaswamy
2021 Implementation Science Communications  
This paper describes results from a formal assessment of learning needs, priority topics, and delivery methods for LMIC stakeholders.  ...  Preferences for future training were heterogeneous, but findings suggest that curricula must encompass a broader set of competencies than just IS, include mentorship/apprenticeship, and center the LMIC  ...  material • With online/telephone mentorship • Readings • Through videos • While in-person • Including policymakers • Learn from each other • People from different sectors • Everyone who is part of implementation  ... 
doi:10.1186/s43058-021-00238-2 pmid:34863314 pmcid:PMC8642989 fatcat:mobfkvoc2bf5hpw77j46g4aobq

Toward Multi-Level, Multi-Theoretical Model Portfolios for Scientific Enterprise Workforce Dynamics

Levent Yilmaz
2011 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
Development of theoretically sound methods and strategies for informed science and innovation policy analysis is critically important to each nation's ability to benefit from R&D investments.  ...  The premise of this metaphor is based on the observation that much as a virus spreads via contact from person-to-person, throughout a susceptible population, so too do ideas infect individuals within epistemic  ...  Findings would be relevant for decision-makers that aim to influence network recruitment and management activities.  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.1853 fatcat:tvu364d7srbjnghtv4ao4apjke

The game studies practicum

Clara Fernández-Vara, Philip Tan
2008 Proceedings of the 2008 Conference on Future Play Research, Play, Share - Future Play '08  
Being aware of the connections and the pedagogical potential of professional practices can improve both how we teach and how our students learn how game development works.  ...  This paper presents how professional management methodologies (Scrum, in this case) can be related to models of Situated Learning, as we demonstrate through our case study, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game  ...  The team makes decisions as a group, keeping the ownership of the product rather than serving the decisions of an external manager.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1496984.1496990 dblp:conf/fplay/Fernandez-VaraT08 fatcat:b3b2odsmvfek5opwspasas7u54

A Road Map to Vocational Education and Training in Industrialized Countries

Werner Eichhorst, Núria Rodríguez-Planas, Ricarda Schmidl, Klaus F. Zimmermann
2015 Industrial & labor relations review  
There are clear indications that VET is a valued alternative beyond the core of general education, while various forms of apprenticeships combined with institutional learning tend to be more effective  ...  ; (iv) dual apprenticeship systems combining school training with a firm-based approach; and (v) informal-based training.  ...  What have we learned from Latin American vocational training institution evaluations? How useful are apprenticeships in helping youth transition into the labor market?  ... 
doi:10.1177/0019793914564963 fatcat:fly425uptbfnfj4dxgoltxjgoi
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