Moving From Fragmented to Seamless Sense-Making in Blended Learning

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The author is Bi Xiaofang (Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.3.1 Keywords Sense-Making, Blended Learning, Curriculum Design and Pedagogies Abstract Context: Sense-making, understood as meaning making or giving meaning to experience, is an integral part of …

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Apprentices’ Resources at Work and School in Switzerland: A Person-Centred Approach

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Fabienne Lüthi (Berne University of Teacher Education, Switzerland), Barbara E. Stalder (Berne University of Teacher Education, Switzerland) and Achim Elferling (University of Berne, Switzerland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.2.5 Abstract Context: Providing learners with quality resources at work and …

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IJRVET: Education Managers & Digitalisation in Agriculture

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published two new article: Comparative Analysis of the Process of Training Education Managers in Educational Institutions by Askarbek K. Kusainov*, Kamchat A. Yessenova**, Roza S. Kassymova**, Kuanysh S. Moldassan**, Ardak M. Sembayeva** (* Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, Kazakhstan; ** Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan) …

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IJRVET: Visualising the Intended Practical Doing: Future-Oriented Movements in Swedish Vocational School Workshop Settings

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published a new article. The authors are Stig-Börje Asplund, Nina Kilbrink and Hamid Asghari (all authors are from Karlstad University, Sweden). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.2.2 Abstract Context: This article focus on teaching and learning processes in a vocational classroom in Swedish vocational education. …

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IJRVET: Transition From Low-Threshold Vocational Education and Training to Work in Switzerland: Factors Influencing Objective and Subjective Career Success

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published a new article. The authors are Claudia Hofmann, Kurt Häfeli, Xenia Müller and Annette Krauss (all authors are from the University of Applied Science in Special Needs Education, Switzerland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.2.1 Abstract Context: There are currently two low-threshold vocational education …

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Call for Papers: 7th International Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2-4 February 2022 in Bern, Switzerland

Provided by Dr Sonja Engelage, senior researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, VETNET member, sonja.engelage@ehb.swiss The 7th International VET Congress is devoted to the theme “The future potential of vocational education and training: Strengthening VET for the next generation”. The theme alludes to the divergent developments that vocational education and …

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IJRVET reaches Q2 in SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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

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IJRVET: Regional Disparities in the Training Market & The Dilemmas of Flexibilisation of Vocational Education and Training

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published two new articles: Regional Disparities in the Training Market: Opportunities for Adolescents to Obtain a Company-Based Training Place Depending on Regional Training Market Conditions by Christian Michaelis and Robin Busse (both authors: Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany). The Dilemmas of Flexibilisation of …

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6th International Conference on Employer Engagement: Preparing Young People for the Future

Provided by Dr Andrea Laczik, Head of Research, Edge Foundation, VETNET member, ALaczik@edge.co.uk Hosted by Education and Employers in partnership with the Edge Foundation, this year’s International Conference on Employer Engagement takes place on 1st and 2nd July and will be running virtually for the first time. Through keynotes, panel discussions and presentations, the two-day …

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How Florist Apprentices Explore Bouquet Designs: Supporting Design Space Exploration for Vocational Students

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Kevin Gonyop Kim (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland), Catharine Oertel (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands) and Pierre Dillenbourg (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.1.4 Abstract Context: Exploring the design space …

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