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vocational guidance

  1. the process of assisting a student to choose, prepare for, and enter an occupation for which he or she shows aptitude.
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Origin of vocational guidance

First recorded in 1925–30
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Historical Examples

  • In the middle years, say from 12 to 16, it has a social and vocational-guidance value.

    Our Schools in War Time—and After

    Arthur Davis Dean

British Dictionary definitions for vocational guidance

vocational guidance

  1. a guidance service based on psychological tests and interviews to find out what career or occupation may best suit a person
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