A Second Apprenticeship: The Career Transition of Trades Teachers.


  • Barbara Gustafson University of Saskatchewan


career transition, apprenticeship


The concept of career has changed with time to include not a singular path from adolescence through to retirement (Holland, 1985; Super, 1957) but  hanging paths, second careers, and recycling or repeating of earlier career stages in midlife (Super, 1990). Within education, research has looked at career changes leading to elementary and secondary teaching (e.g., Castro & Bauml, 2009; Eifler & Potthoff, 1998; Swain, Schmertzing & Schmertzing; 2011;  tigchelaar, Brouwer & Korthagen, 2008); however, there has been relatively little attention to post-secondary education and, particularly, vocational-technicall education.


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How to Cite

Gustafson, B. . (2017). A Second Apprenticeship: The Career Transition of Trades Teachers. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 16(2), 13–18. Retrieved from https://cjcd-rcdc.ceric.ca/index.php/cjcd/article/view/112



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