Definition of vocationalism in US English:



  • See vocational

    • ‘Have we got priorities right - or are we slumming it in the name of some spurious vocationalism or management theory?’
    • ‘The new vocationalism made up but one-half of the community college mission.’
    • ‘As to vocationalism, professional academic fields are inevitably at least partially defined by the nature of the profession.’
    • ‘Thus, the presence of computer technologies in these classrooms has done little to disrupt reliance on a skills-and-drills approach decried by some as inappropriate to the higher order skills of the new vocationalism.’
    • ‘While the conditions in which academics are working are changing and becoming saturated with economic imperatives, university structures are still reliant on the vocationalism and good will of scholars.’