An integrative approach to vocational identity and of the prevention of school adaptation difficulties

Cristian Adascalitei, Universitatea Pedagogica de Stat ", Ion Creanga", , Chisinau
2021 Moldavian Journal for Education and Social Psychology  
The present paper aims to present an integrative model of the development of vocational identity in the prevention of the school adaptation difficulties. The transition to another level of education, regardless of age, implies new obstacles and question marks. The essential dimensions of personal orientation in vocational development (psychological, pedagogical and social) are interconditioned and interrelated with each other. Research has indicated that student career exploration can have a
more » ... itive effect on school engagement. Also, research has confirmed that students who are engaged in their education, consider school as a valuable experience, and want to participate in school activities are more likely to demonstrate high academic achievement (Klem & Connell, 2004; Want & Halcombe, 2010) and are less likely to drop out of school (Finn & Rock, 1997). Educational counseling / vocational education facilitates, through the steps it involves, the emergence of new cognitions, attitudes and effective behaviors. Also, the various practices promoted in school focus on the prevention of problems that may hinder the development and harmonious functioning of the person.
doi:10.18662/mjesp/4.2/19 fatcat:g74powgxube7tbazyhaqm6ucze