Values in the World View of Vocational School Students

Inese Augškalne, Beatrise Garjāne, Jānis Rozenblats
2015 SOCIETY INTEGRATION EDUCATION Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference  
The goal of the vocational education is not only to provide the economy with qualified professionals, but also to promote personal development of vocational school students, their motivation, critical thinking, responsibility, values. Values make core of the human world view. In educational perspective, values and world view position the vocational school graduate as a person and professional who is aware of the meaning of life and able to achieve constructive goals in his/ her life. Therefore
more » ... he study is characterizing personal and professional values as a significant component in the world view of vocational school students in the long term perspective (1998-2013). The results of the research on the process of formation of professional values in Riga Technical High School (1998) and Riga Technical College (2013) and vocational school students world view (2012) have been contrasted and analysed. The results of the study stress the necessity of actualization of the value of profession acquired in the vocational school student's experience during vocational education.
doi:10.17770/sie2013vol1.526 fatcat:jt6s7fy6kvge7hgiutu3c5foui