New blogs on #ECER2018 in Bolzano/ Bozen – Third Batch: The VETNET pilot with ePosters (powered by the Learning Toolbox)

Vetnetsite completes the publication of the blogs that Pekka Kämäräinen has written on the #ECER2018 conference in Bolzano/Bozen. The first batch gave access to posts that focused on the VETNET network and its key activities. The second batch presented impressions on different paper presentations during the conference. The third and final batch presents firstly the …

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Reflections on #ECER2018 – Part Three: Insights into different VETNET sessions

This post will give insights into some of the VETNET sessions that I attended. Here it is worthwhile to note that I don’t try to cover the whole VETNET program nor the sessions that I attended. Instead I try to draw attention to some specific presentations. Continuing vocational training, progression to managerial positions and digital …

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New blogs on #ECER2018 in Bolzano/ Bozen – Second Batch: Discussions in VETNET sessions

Vetnetsite continues publishing the blogs that Pekka Kämäräinen has written on the #ECER2018 conference in Bolzano/Bozen. The first batch gave access to posts that focused on the VETNET network and its key activities. The second batch presents the post in which Pekka summarises his impressions on different paper presentations during the conference. Insights into different …

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Reflections on #ECER2018 – Part Two: The VETNET network in dialogue with the host country

In this post I will focus on the traditional Opening Session of our VETNET network (European Vocational Education and Training Research Network). Ever since 1999 we have had a tradition to bring forward research issues and/or policy issues from the host country of the conference. Below I will give a brief report on the Opening …

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Reflections on #ECER2018 – Part One: Developments in the VETNET network

In this post I give insights into the VETNET network and its general assembly. Successful preparation – successful participation The convenors of the VETNET network – Christof Nägele and Barbara Stalder – had a pleasant duty to report on the preparation of the VETNET program and how it was put into practice. Once again we …

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ECER VETNET Proceedings 2018 Published

The European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) has been a big success. VETNET had a significant increase in participants. Research on Vocational Education and Training is vivid in Europe and abroad. This year's proceedings of VETNET are published online and as a book: Nägele, C., & Stalder, B. E. (Eds.) (2018). Trends in vocational education and …

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Crossing Boundaries Conference 2019 in València: Call for Papers ends on 31th may 2018

3rd International VET Conference Crossing Boundaries in Vocational Education and Training: Pedagogical concerns and market demands, 2-3 May 2019, València, Spain Organizer: University of Valencia, Research Group Transitions from education to work in contexts of social vulnerability, Prof. Dr. Fernando Marhuenda & María José Chisvert, in cooperation with the Institute for Vocational Education, University of Rostock. One year after …

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Call for Papers (open): Crossing Boundaries Conference in Valencia (May 2019)

Call for Papers (open!) 3rd International VET Conference Crossing Boundaries in Vocational Education and Training: Pedagogical concerns and market demands, 2-3 May 2019, València, Spain Organizer: University of Valencia, Research Group Transitions from education to work in contexts of social vulnerability, Prof. Dr. Fernando Marhuenda & María José Chisvert, in cooperation with the Institute for Vocational Education, University of …

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ECER 2018 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The call for papers for the 2018’s ECER in Bolzano is now open. The topic of the conference “Inclusion and Exclusion” is also relevant in VET research. Consider to submit a paper, symposium, or workshop to this or any VET-related issue to Network 2, VETNET. See ECER 2018 Call for Proposals.  Important dates: Emerging Researchers‘ Conference - 3 …

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Wrapping up the ECER 2017 experience – Part Six: Developments in the VETNET community

In this concluding post I will report of common events of the European Vocational Education and Training Research Network (VETNET) and on developments in the VETNET community. I will start with the common events in Copenhagen and then move to issues on the VETNET community and its activities. The VETNET Opening Colloquium in Copenhagen For …

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