Literature reviews 2021

Authors: Amalia Ran and Liat Josefsberg Ben-Yehoshua

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This literature review focuses on induction programs (also knowns as ״residency” in some fields such as medicine) and apprenticeship of the professionals in different fields in Israel: in education, law, accounting, nursing, social welfare and medicine. This phase bridges between the shift from the academic studies phase to the entrance into the professional world, during which new professional their practical training in their profession.
For many students, the induction phase serves as a means for entering the labor market, developing soft skills such as team work, interpersonal communication skills and problem-solving skills, and for accumulating professional experience and tenure in their fobs. The induction phase contributes to implementing the theoretical knowledge in the field work, for promoting learning processes in the field.
The goal of the induction phase in education, as well as in other professions reviewed in the framework, is to support qualified professionals, their optimal integration in the professional system and field, and their professional development. Moreover, it aims at providing new professionals personal, emotional and professional mentoring, ongoing guidance, coaching and assessment and their progress during the induction phase.