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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Attention: Call for papers for fake conferences in VET

The "World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET)" was already mentioned on the original Beall´s List, a – now archived – list of potential predatory scholarly open-access publishers. WASET is also mentioned in the successor list Stop Predatory Journals, and WASET also organizes fake conferences. Several newspaper publishers – such as The New York Times ("One …

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IJRVET: New Issue published

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) has published a new issue by now. The last regular issue of 2019 contains the following topics: Odd Bjørn Ure & Tom Skauge: Skills and employment under automation. Active adaptation at the local level Kathleen A. Park & Karen R. Johnson: Job satisfaction, work engagement, …

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Call for Papers: Multiple Dimensions of Teacher Educators in the Global Further Education and Lifelong Learning Sector. Editor: Sai Loo, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, England.

This Call for Papers is on teacher educators in the related further education (and skills) (FE) sector across the world. This call follows the Routledge publication of Professional Development of Teacher Educators in Further Education: Pathways, knowledge, identities and vocationalism (Loo, 2020 published in December 2019). Teacher educators are “those who are educating prospective teachers, …

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VETNET-Proceedings of the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)

The Proceedings "Trends in Vocational Education and Training (Vol. 2)" of the Vocational Education and Training Network (VETNET), presented papers at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) in Hamburg 2019, with more than 50 "short papers" and 462 pages in total can be downloaded ... here. It is an open access volume.

IJRVET: New Issue published

New issue of IJRVET: Vol. 6, Issue 1 The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) has published a new issue by now. The first regular edition of 2019 contains the following topics: Karen Struthers and Glenda Strachan: Attracting women into male-dominated trades: Views of young women in Australia Ursula Beicht and Günter Walden: Transition to company-based vocational training in Germany by young people from …

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Call for Papers: 2019 joint Cedefop and OECD Symposium: The next steps for Apprenticeship

OECD Conference Centre, Paris, 7 October 2019 The joint Cedefop/OECD symposium on apprenticeship brings together policy makers, practitioners and researchers from around the world to consider new research and practice exploring the future of apprenticeship provision. Apprenticeship provision has a long history of enabling the transitions for young people from education into sustained skilled employment. …

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