This year’s ECER (European Conference on Educational Research) in Budapest was very busy for VETNET (Vocational Education and Training Network),  featuring a joint session with the Higher Education Network, a poster contribution, six symposia and over 90 papers presented (final collection of papers see Proceedings 2015). VETNET was also very ably represented in the Emerging Researchers’ conference. In particular, we are most delighted to announce a new Honorary Member in VETNET: our Finnish colleague and friend Pekka Kämäräinen (Institute Technology and Education, University of Bremen, Germany). You may find details of the ceremony, which took place within our Assembly meeting in Budapest on 10th September, on the Proceedings page (

And: The dates for ECER VETNET 2016 are already available: here.

(Info received from Marg Malloch <Marg.Malloch(at)> and Michael Gessler <mgessler(at)>)