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@article{ Hämäläinen2014,
 title = {VET workers’ problem-solving skills in technology-rich
environments: European approach},
 author = {Hämäläinen, Raija and Cincinnato, Sebastiano and Malin, Antero and De Wever, Bram},
 journal = {International journal for research in vocational education and training},
 number = {1},
 pages = {57-80},
 volume = {1},
 year = {2014},
 issn = {2197-8646},
 urn = {https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-423407},
 abstract = {The European workplace is challenging VET adults’ problem-solving skills in technology-rich environments (TREs). So far, no international large-scale assessment data has been available for VET. The PIAAC data comprise the most comprehensive source of information on adults’ skills to date. The present study (N=50 369) focuses on gaining insight into the problem-solving skills in TREs of adults with a VET background. When examining the similarities and differences in VET adults’ problem-solving skills in TREs across 11 European countries, two main trends can be observed. First, our results show that only a minority of VET adults perform at a high level. Second, there seems to be substantial variation between countries with respect to the proportion of VET adults that can be identified as “at-risk” or “weak” performers. For the future, our findings indicate the variations that can be used as a starting point to identify beneficial VET
approaches.},
}