vocational guidance

[ voh-key-shuh-nl gahyd-ns ]

  1. the process of assisting a student to choose, prepare for, and enter an occupation for which they show aptitude.

Origin of vocational guidance

First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby vocational guidance

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How to use vocational guidance in a sentence

  • We might point to the first experiments aimed at remedying the helter-skelter of careers by vocational guidance.

    A Preface to Politics | Walter Lippmann
  • How much have we accomplished in giving educational and vocational guidance to children between the ages of 12 and 16?

  • This volume represents an extensive collection of the most note-worthy literature on vocational guidance.

  • The present experiment in vocational guidance and placement should be extended as rapidly as possible.

  • Courses on vocational education, industrial education, and vocational guidance all emphasize the same idea.

    College Teaching | Paul Klapper

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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