The Impact of Vocational Teachers on Student Learning in Developing Countries: Does Enterprise Experience Matter?.

@inproceedings{Johnston2016TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Vocational Teachers on Student Learning in Developing Countries: Does Enterprise Experience Matter?.},
  author={Jamie Johnston and Prashant Loyalka and James W. Chu and Yingquan Song and Hongmei Yi and Xiaoting Huang},
  year={2016}
}
Although a large number of students around the world attend vocational schools, there is little evidence about what factors matter for learning in these schools. Using data on approximately 1,400 vocational students in one eastern province in China, we employ a student fixed-effects model to identify whether teacher enterprise experience, direct occupational experience, and not just program training increases students’ technical skills. We find this to be the case, especially for students who… CONTINUE READING
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