Reflections on ECER 2019 and VETNET – Post 3: Debates on VET research and on the role of VET researchers

Vetnetsite continues publishing blog posts of  Pekka Kämäräinen on the ECER 2019 and on the contribution of the VETNET network for European research in vocational education and training (VET). The first post focused on the Opening session of the VETNET network. The second post focused on the organisational development of the VETNET network and on …

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Reflections on ECER 2019 and VETNET – Post 2: Development of the VETNET network

Vetnetsite continues publishing blog posts of  Pekka Kämäräinen on the ECER 2019 and on the contribution of the VETNET network for European research in vocational education and training (VET). The first post focused on the Opening session of the VETNET network. The second post gives an  overview of the organisational development of the VETNET network …

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Reflections on ECER 2019 and VETNET – Post 1: The VETNET Opening session

With this series of blog posts Pekka Kämäräinen gives insights into ECER 2019 conference and into the contribution of VETNET network – the research network for the field of vocational education and training (VET). The first post focuses on the traditional VETNET Opening session.  Below, firstly some background information and then a summary of the …

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New blogs on the ECER 2019 and on the VETNET network

Last week the ECER 2019 conference took place at the University of Hamburg. Once again, the VETNET network for European research in vocational education and training (VET) was present with a strong program. And once again, the historian of VETNET, Pekka Kämäräinen, has written a series of blogs to wrap up his experiences. This time …

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VET Research Award 2019: Call for proposals open until 10 June 2019

At the European Vocational Skills Week 2019, taking place in November in Helsinki, the European Commission will again award examples of excellence in research in vocational education and training (VET). The VET Research Award 2019 aims to reward a VET researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to innovative VET research on diversity and inclusion. …

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VET in the Spotlight – Crossing Boundaries Conference in Valencia

On May 2nd and 3rd, the 3rd Crossing Boundaries in VET conference took place in Valencia, Spain. The thematic focus of the conference was: "Pedagogical Concerns and Market Demands". There were 65 papers presented and over 100 people attended the conference. There was considerable participation of Spanish researchers, from the universities of Coruña, Santiago, Tarragona, …

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IJRVET: New Issue published

New issue of IJRVET: Vol. 6, Issue 1 The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) has published a new issue by now. The first regular edition of 2019 contains the following topics: Karen Struthers and Glenda Strachan: Attracting women into male-dominated trades: Views of young women in Australia Ursula Beicht and Günter Walden: Transition to company-based vocational training in Germany by young people from …

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