IJRVET: Regional Disparities in the Training Market & The Dilemmas of Flexibilisation of Vocational Education and Training

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published two new articles: Regional Disparities in the Training Market: Opportunities for Adolescents to Obtain a Company-Based Training Place Depending on Regional Training Market Conditions by Christian Michaelis and Robin Busse (both authors: Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany). The Dilemmas of Flexibilisation of …

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How Florist Apprentices Explore Bouquet Designs: Supporting Design Space Exploration for Vocational Students

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Kevin Gonyop Kim (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland), Catharine Oertel (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands) and Pierre Dillenbourg (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.1.4 Abstract Context: Exploring the design space …

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Varieties Within a Collective Skill Formation System: How VET Governance in Switzerland is Shaped by Associations

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Regula Bürgi (University of Zurich, Switzerland) and Philipp Gonon (University of Zurich, Switzerland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.1.3 Abstract Context: International scholarship and policy tend to depict national structures governing Vocational Education and Training (VET) as uniform and …

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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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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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