The Work of Programme Managers in State-Funded Employer-Driven Swedish Higher VET

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published today a new article. The author is Johanna Köpsén (Linköping University, Sweden). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.3 Abstract Context: Swedish Higher Vocational Education (HVE) is organised as state-funded programmes provisioned by both public and private education providers in close relation to employers. In …

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Collective Skill Formation Regimes in Times of Covid-19: A Governance-Focused Analysis of the German Dual Training System

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The author is Uwe Fassbender (University of Cologne). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.2 Abstract Context: Covid-19 poses major challenges for vocational education and training (VET), as VET—in contrast to general education—is closely linked to the economic system and cannot escape the …

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Teacher Trainees’ Experiences of the Components of ICT Competencies and Key Factors in ICT Competence Development in Work-Based Vocational Teacher Training in Finland

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published today a new article. The authors are Jiri Vilppola (Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland), Joni Lämsä (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), Katja Vähäsantanen (Finnish Institute for Educational Research, Finland) and Raija Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.1 Abstract Context: This research …

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IJRVET reached again Q2 in SJR Journal Ranking

The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) captures the scientific influence and prestige of journals indexed in the major science database, Scopus. The SJR records how often a journal is cited and which journals cite a journal. Thus, not only the number of citations is taken into account, but also the influence and prestige of a journal, expressed through …

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A Quantitative Cross-Regional Analysis of the Spanish VET Systems From a Systemic Approach: From a Regional Comparative VET Research Perspective

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published a new article. The authors are Monica Moso-Diez (Centre for Knowledge and Innovation, Spain), Mondaca-Soto, Antonio (Centre for Knowledge and Innovation, Spain), Juan P. Gamboa (University of Deusto, Spain) and Mikel Albizu-Echevarría (University of Deusto, Spain). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.1.6 Keywords VET Systems, VET Cross-Regional …

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Supporting Young Immigrants in Their Transition From School to Work? A Staff Perspective on Challenges of Vocational Integration Classes

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Hannes Reinke (University of Bamberg, Germany) and Michael Goller (University of Paderborn, Germany). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.1.5 Keywords Immigration, Educational Policy, Employability, Mixed Methods, Transitions From Education and Training to Employment Abstract Context: The implementation of successful measures …

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5th International VET Conference Crossing Boundaries

25 - 26 May 2023, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania Provided by Dr Vidmantas Tūtlys, Vytautas Magnus University, vidmantas.tutlys@vdu.lt We invite researchers, PhD students, teachers and decision makers from the field of vocational education and training, lifelong learning, higher education and adjacent disciplines to participate and contribute by presenting a paper at the conference. The …

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Book Review of Bill Esmond and Liz Atkins, Education, Skills and Social Justice in a Polarising World: Between Technical Elites and Welfare Vocationalism

Book review by James Avis(1), April 2022, Email: j.avis@hud.ac.uk Book LinkIn this review, I want to give readers a sense of the arguments contained within the book and then move on to raise a number of reflections. As with any good book it encouraged me to think about a number of issues, three of which …

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A Grounded Theory Study on Motivational Development After Detours in Young Adulthood – How Extra-Vocational Training Affects Aspirations

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published a new article. The authors are Monique Landberg (University of Education Weingarten, Germany) and Peter Noack (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.1.4 Keywords:  Access to Education, At-Risk Youth, Apprentice, Career Pattern, Educationally Disadvantaged Youth Abstract Context: In the present study, the …

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IJRVET: Vocational Adult Education, Skill Formation and Human Relatedness

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published three articles: Swedish Vocational Adult Education in the Wake of MarketisationPer Andersson & Karolina Muhrman The Political Economy of Skill Formation in a Rentier State: The Case of OmanMargarita Langthaler, Stefan Wolf & Tobias Schnitzler The Theory of Human Relatedness as a Potential …

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