Monday, 29 April 2013

Career Decision-Making Characteristics of Primary Education Students in Greece

an article by Despina Sidiropoulou Dimakakou, Kostas Mylonas, Katerina Argyropoulou and Nikos Drosos (Department of Psychology, National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, Greece) published in International Education Studies Volume 6 Number 5 (2013)


The present study aims at investigating career decision-making process of 6th grade students with the use of the Childhood Career Decision-Making Questionnaire (CCDMQ). CCDMQ offers scores for the following three decision-making dimensions:
  1. Concerns/ fears regarding career future,
  2. Investment on decision-making process, and
  3. Knowledge of the World of Work.
The study reports the psychometric properties and the results of an exploratory factor analysis of the CCDMQ in a sample of 531 6th grade students in the region of Attica, Greece. The implications for future research and for career guidance are discussed.

Full text (PDF 11pp)

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