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
Words nearby vocational guidance
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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
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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