European Vocational Skills Week (EVSW) – 09 to 13 November 2020

VETNET will run a research workshop during the EVSW on "VET research in Europe: topics, structures and cooperation". You are invited to attend the online workshop on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 from 9:00 to 13:00. The workshop is organised together with the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung BIBB), Germany and in cooperation with the …

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German Teacher and Education Union is committed to strengthening political education in vocational training

Provided by franz.kaiser@uni-rostock.de, ibp, Universität Rostock In a nationwide conference on vocational training, the German Trade Union for Education and Science (GEW) adopted a resolution to strengthen political education. This is available in English at the end of a documentation of the conference with the written presentations in German. It contains also a contribution by …

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Call for expression of Interest to support the development of Toolkit for Core Skills

Provided by mantas.sekmokas@gmail.com, independent expert International Labour Organization (ILO), a UN agency, invites Expression of Interest to support the development of Toolkit for Core Skills that aims to provide guidance and good practices for the successful adaptation of #coreskills in national #education and #training system. In case you have experience in developing policy guidance, operational …

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Conference Bursary for Emerging East European Researchers

The Edge Foundation is planning to sponsor the participation of 3-4 emerging researchers from East Europe, who would participate at ECER with a research presentation and in a panel discussion. See below for outline of the panel session. If you know someone who may be interested in this, please ask them to send Andrea Laczik …

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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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ECER 2019/VETNET: Call for proposals

European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Hamburg, 2-6 September 2019 The call for proposal for ECER 2019 is open until 31 January 2019. We encourage proposals with different theoretical and methodological backgrounds. Proposals are welcome that discuss the conference theme "Education in an Era of Risk - the Role of Educational Research for the Future" …

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Vocational Skills Week Vienna, November 2018

For the third time, VETNET organised a research workshop during the European Vocational Skills Week in collaboration with and upon the invitation of the European Commission, Employment Social Affairs & Inclusion. Focusing challenges of vocational education and training across the lifespan, four impetus presentations were given and discussed by VETNET researchers from all around the world. The …

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INAP 2019 “Contemporary Apprenticeship Reforms and Reconfigurations”

Extended deadline to submit abstracts. The International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship (INAP) extends the deadline for its call for papers until November 15, 2018. ---- The International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship (INAP) invites contributions to its 8th international conference “Contemporary Apprenticeship Reforms and Reconfigurations” which will take place at March 21st – 22nd 2019 at the University of …

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