IJRVET is now indexed in Web of Science (WoS)

In late 2022, we received the welcome news that the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) has been selected for inclusion in the Web of Science. The indexing of already published articles (period from 2020) is now completed. WoS promotes its services with the following message: The Web of Science™ is the …

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New Special Issue on Internationalization of Vocational Education and Training—Advances and Developments

Provided by Prof. Matthias Pilz, University of Cologne, Germany, and member of VETNET. New Special Issue published in The International Journal of Training and Development (IJTD). Free download available: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/14682419/2022/26/4 The question of the internationalization and transferability of Vocational Education and Training (VET) system approaches and the possibility of VET export play a major role …

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Being a Vocational Teacher in Sweden: Navigating the Regime of Competence for Vocational Teachers

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published today a new article. The author is Sofia Antera from the Stockholm University, Sweden. Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.6 Abstract Context: Vocational teachers are called to constantly meet the upcoming needs in social and working life. In Sweden, the high demand for vocational …

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The Work of Programme Managers in State-Funded Employer-Driven Swedish Higher VET

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published today a new article. The author is Johanna Köpsén (Linköping University, Sweden). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.3 Abstract Context: Swedish Higher Vocational Education (HVE) is organised as state-funded programmes provisioned by both public and private education providers in close relation to employers. In …

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Teacher Trainees’ Experiences of the Components of ICT Competencies and Key Factors in ICT Competence Development in Work-Based Vocational Teacher Training in Finland

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published today a new article. The authors are Jiri Vilppola (Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland), Joni Lämsä (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), Katja Vähäsantanen (Finnish Institute for Educational Research, Finland) and Raija Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.1 Abstract Context: This research …

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IJRVET reached again Q2 in SJR Journal Ranking

The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) captures the scientific influence and prestige of journals indexed in the major science database, Scopus. The SJR records how often a journal is cited and which journals cite a journal. Thus, not only the number of citations is taken into account, but also the influence and prestige of a journal, expressed through …

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A Quantitative Cross-Regional Analysis of the Spanish VET Systems From a Systemic Approach: From a Regional Comparative VET Research Perspective

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published a new article. The authors are Monica Moso-Diez (Centre for Knowledge and Innovation, Spain), Mondaca-Soto, Antonio (Centre for Knowledge and Innovation, Spain), Juan P. Gamboa (University of Deusto, Spain) and Mikel Albizu-Echevarría (University of Deusto, Spain). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.1.6 Keywords VET Systems, VET Cross-Regional …

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Supporting Young Immigrants in Their Transition From School to Work? A Staff Perspective on Challenges of Vocational Integration Classes

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Hannes Reinke (University of Bamberg, Germany) and Michael Goller (University of Paderborn, Germany). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.1.5 Keywords Immigration, Educational Policy, Employability, Mixed Methods, Transitions From Education and Training to Employment Abstract Context: The implementation of successful measures …

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Book Review of Bill Esmond and Liz Atkins, Education, Skills and Social Justice in a Polarising World: Between Technical Elites and Welfare Vocationalism

Book review by James Avis(1), April 2022, Email: j.avis@hud.ac.uk Book LinkIn this review, I want to give readers a sense of the arguments contained within the book and then move on to raise a number of reflections. As with any good book it encouraged me to think about a number of issues, three of which …

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A Grounded Theory Study on Motivational Development After Detours in Young Adulthood – How Extra-Vocational Training Affects Aspirations

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published a new article. The authors are Monique Landberg (University of Education Weingarten, Germany) and Peter Noack (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.1.4 Keywords:  Access to Education, At-Risk Youth, Apprentice, Career Pattern, Educationally Disadvantaged Youth Abstract Context: In the present study, the …

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