Mediating role of Psychological Capital in relationships between school-enterprise cooperation and employment of students higher vocational education institutions
The employability of vocational education largely depends upon a collaborative behavior between higher vocational education institutions and business enterprises. The school-enterprise model is a successful initiative in this regard. It requires students’ in-depth training by the enterprises for industry preparedness and to enhance their employability. In this regard, the role of business enterprises or companies that would provide training to vocational students is very significant. China has experienced an increase in the pace of training applications particularly for vocational school students which have enhanced their skills and talent. This study empirically examined the success of the school-enterprise model from the perspectives of cooperative theory, constructivist learning theory, capital theory, and psychological construct theoretical models. The variables of this empirical analysis included school-enterprise cooperation mechanism, psychological capital, and employability. Questionnaire surveys were conducted with college students participating in school-enterprise cooperation education. This paper discussed the relationship mechanism between school-enterprise cooperation, the impact of psychological capital on their relationship to enhance employability. The research hypotheses were tested through correlation analysis, multi-level regression analysis, structural equation modeling, and other statistical methods.
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