Highly able apprentices  – youngsters with practical intelligence – largely ignored in high ability research

Highly able apprentices  – youngsters with practical intelligence – largely ignored in high ability research

Highly able apprentices  - youngsters with practical intelligence - largely ignored in high ability research

Workshop232Ulrike Kempter, Pädagogische Hochschule Oberösterreich, Austria; Ramona Uhl, Pädagogische Hochschule Oberösterreich, Linz, Austria

AntarcticaSat 09:00 - 10:30

Balanced research and practice

High ability is still mainly connotated with academic domains and research based data are numerous in this field. But when it comes to vocational trainings or professional talents research is comparatively sparse.

In order to create a new tradition in talking about highly able persons we want to demonstrate how we can integrate apprentices and their practical intelligence into high ability research and practice.

School leaving certificates playing still an important role in judging whether someone is talented or not many young people are not detected in their potential which lies out of school subjects. The keyword is identification plus coaching and training. This is why a special training for vocational trainers together with enterprises as well as a tool for accompanying coaching was developed. The target audience of educators, professional trainers and parents will get the chance to discuss the tool and the dual vocational training of Austria.

Creating New Traditions, Innovative educational practices
_PARENTS, _POLICY MAKERS, _PRACTITIONERS, _STUDENTS, _TEACHERS, coaching highly able apprentices, practical intelligence, vocational training
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