Returns to Workplace Training for Male and Female Employees and Implications for the Gender Wage gap: A Quantile Regression Analysis

Yesterday the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The author is Rosella Icardi (University of Bath, United Kingdom). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.1.2 Abstract Context: Existing studies have explored the association between workplace training and wages suggesting that training participation may have a positive association with wages. …

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Vocational Students’ Ways of Handling the Academic/Vocational Divide

Yesterday the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The author is Lisa Ferm (Linköping University, Sweden). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.1.1 Abstract Purpose: The focus of this article is on Swedish vocational students’ own thoughts about different types of knowledge and how these thoughts relate to the …

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Job (In)Security and Workers’ Training Decisions: A Framing Approach

Today the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Pascal Kamphuis (University of Groningen, Netherlands) and Arie C. Glebbeek (University of Groningen, Netherlands). With this article the December issue 2020 (Vol. 7, No. 3) is finished. Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.7.3.6 Abstract Context: The ongoing change of work …

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Situating Vocational Learning and Teaching Using Digital Technologies – A Mapping Review of Current Research Literature

Yesterday the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Martin Dobricki (Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Switzerland), Alessia Evi-Colombo (Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Switzerland) and Alberto Cattaneo (Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Switzerland). Full article (open …

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Exit, Voice or Loyalty? VET Stakeholders’ Response to Large Scale Skilled Emigration From Poland

Today the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Kaja Reegård (Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Reserach and Education, Norway) and Horacy Debowski (SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.7.3.4 Abstract Context: The topic of this paper is how mass …

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The Importance of Authentic Workplace-Based Assessment: A Study From VET Teacher Education

Today the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Jorunn Dahlback, Hanne Berg Olstad, Ann Lisa Sylte and Anne-Catrine Wolden from the Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway. The issue 3 (Vol. 7) is in progress, but contains articles that are final and fully citable.  Full article …

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Vocational Student Teachers’ Self-Reported Experiences in Creating ePortfolios

Today the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) has published a new article. The issue 3 (Vol. 7) is in progress, but contains articles that are final and fully citable. The authors are Anne-Maria Korhonen, Häme University of Applied Sciences, FinlandSanna Ruhalahti, Tampere University of Applied Science, FinlandMinna Lakkala, University of Helsinki, …

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Vocational Training for Rural Populations: A Demand-Driven Approach and its Implications in India

Today IJRVET has published a new article. The issue 3 (Vol. 7) is in progress, but contains articles that are final and fully citable. The authors are Muthuveeran Ramasamy and Matthias Pilz. The full article is available here. Context: Vocational training is viewed as a significant tool that increases employment outcomes and provides potential career advancement …

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Recently published: Comparative Vocational Education Research

The significance of the title In contrast to general education, vocational education and training (VET) is characterised worldwide by a high degree of complexity. VET is multidimensional and, sometimes, has diffuse structures. VET is a descriptor which includes such as aspects as pre-vocational education, school-based VET, apprenticeship systems, technical education, higher VET, work-based learning, further education and lifelong learning. These …

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