Book review: History of Vocational Education and Training in Europe: Cases, Concepts and Challenges, 2016, edited by Esther Berner and Philipp Gonon

The book consists of 29 chapters written by 38 authors. The overarching purpose is to provide a historical context for the development of vocational education and training (VET)-systems in Europe as this will aid in cross-country comparative studies where lack of historical context can lead to inaccuracies in comparisons. The basis for the contents are presentations given at a …

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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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Book review: Internationalization in Vocational Education and Training

The book "Internationalization in Vocational Education and Training" (2017), edited by Ly Thi Tran and Kate Dempsey, consists of 14 articles covering Australia, China, European Union, Korea, Kuwait, Laos, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam. The aim of the book is to highlight the current phase of internationalization in the field of vocational education …

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Great start for the new working year – The IJRVET Yearbook 2017 is available!

In the beginning of the working year 2018 Michael Gessler, the editor-in-chief of the IJRVET,  has had a great message to us: The brand new IJRVET Yearbook is available as an online version and as a print version. Now, for the European and international research communities in the field of vocational education and training (VET) …

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IJRVET Yearbook 2017 is now available!

Starting in 2018, the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) publish annually a Yearbook with all electronic articles published in the previous year. The first printed Yearbook (2017) is now available on Amazon (Amazon.com - Amazon.co.uk - Amazon.de - Amazon.fr - Amazon.es). An open access version of the Yearbook 2017 can be downloaded on ResearchGate. IJRVET provides open access to …

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Joint Cooperation established between IJRVET and the International Labour Organization / Centro Interamericano para el Desarrollo del Conocimiento en la Formación Profesional (Cinterfor)

Cinterfor, the Centro Interamericano para el Desarrollo del Conocimiento en la Formación Profesional / Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (a technical service of OIT Organización International del Trabajo / ILO International Labour Organization) and IJRVET International Journal for Vocational Education and Training agreed this month on close cooperation. IJRVET is already accessible …

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