Competence 2016 Wageningen. Competence Theory, Research and Practice

Dear Colleagues, It is a great honour to present you the programme of the conference ‘Competence Theory, Research and Practice’, which will take place in Wageningen from October 19th to 21st.  The conference will be held at the Campus of Wageningen University & Research. You will find the programme attached. There will be over 150 … More Competence 2016 Wageningen. Competence Theory, Research and Practice

Call for Papers: International Conference “Crossing Boundaries in Vocational Education and Training”, University Rostock, 16th – 18th August 2017, Germany

Keynote Speakers:  Prof. Stephanie Matseleng Allais, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa Prof. James Avis, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom Prof. Karin Büchter, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany Prof. Markus Neuenschwander, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland Prof. Sabine Pfeiffer, University of Hohenheim, Germany One year after founding the Institute for VET at the … More Call for Papers: International Conference “Crossing Boundaries in Vocational Education and Training”, University Rostock, 16th – 18th August 2017, Germany

My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years with new VETNET initiatives 2012 – 2015 (Part 5)

by Pekka Kämäräinen In this section I provide insights to the most recent years of VETNET activities – building upon prior achievements and bringing into picture new initiatives. ECER 2012 in Cadiz: The role of VET in overcoming the economic crisis Whatever we might have been able to plan in advance for ECER 2012 in … More My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years with new VETNET initiatives 2012 – 2015 (Part 5)

My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years of consolidation 2007 – 2011 (Part 4)

by Pekka Kämäräinen The fourth section takes a look at a period that can be characterised as years of consolidation – starting from the celebration of the 10 years VETNET activities. ECER 2007 in Ghent: Ten years of VETNET activities in ECER In ECER 2007 we celebrated the tenth anniversary of VETNET activities in ECER. … More My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years of consolidation 2007 – 2011 (Part 4)

My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years of stabilisation of the VETNET community 2001 – 2006 (Part 3)

by Pekka Kämäräinen In the third section I provide insights into years of stabilisation (including the two gap years and some interim developments) from 2001 to 2006. Gap years with ECER 2001 (Lille) and ECER 2002 (Lisbon) Once again, due to intervening factors, I had to stay away from ECER 2001 in Lille and ECER … More My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years of stabilisation of the VETNET community 2001 – 2006 (Part 3)

My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The founding and grounding years 1997 – 2000 (Part 2)

by Pekka Kämäräinen In the second section I give an account of the years of founding and grounding of the VETNET network as the umbrella network in European VET research. ECER 1997 in Frankfurt am Main: VETNET in action – working consensus on the nature of VET research Whilst the official launch of VETNET took … More My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The founding and grounding years 1997 – 2000 (Part 2)

My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The early years of community-building 1992 – 1996 (Part 1)

by Pekka Kämäräinen In the first section I give a picture of the pioneering ECER conference in 1992 and of the subsequent phases that led to the foundation of the EERA and to the launch of VETNET as a thematic network under the umbrella of EERA and ECER.  ECER 1992 in Enschede: Pilot ECER before founding … More My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The early years of community-building 1992 – 1996 (Part 1)