Call for expression of Interest to support the development of Toolkit for Core Skills

Provided by mantas.sekmokas@gmail.com, independent expert International Labour Organization (ILO), a UN agency, invites Expression of Interest to support the development of Toolkit for Core Skills that aims to provide guidance and good practices for the successful adaptation of #coreskills in national #education and #training system. In case you have experience in developing policy guidance, operational …

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VET Research Award 2020: Call for proposals open until 12 June 2020

At the European Vocational Skills Week 2020, taking place in November in Berlin, the European Commission will again award examples of excellence in research in vocational education and training (VET). The VET Research Award 2020 aims to reward VET researchers' outstanding contribution to innovative VET research in line with one of the European Commission's priorities …

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Conference Bursary for Emerging East European Researchers

The Edge Foundation is planning to sponsor the participation of 3-4 emerging researchers from East Europe, who would participate at ECER with a research presentation and in a panel discussion. See below for outline of the panel session. If you know someone who may be interested in this, please ask them to send Andrea Laczik …

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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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VET Researcher Award 2019: Online voting is open until 15 October 2019

On behalf of the European Commission, VETNET organised the nomination for the VET researcher award 2019. The final winner will be selected through a mix of votes from the jury and the general public. Have your say on who you think should win and choose your preferred candidate through on-line voting. Follow this link https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/VETExcellenceAwards2019

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Reflections on ECER 2019 and VETNET – Post 3: Debates on VET research and on the role of VET researchers

Vetnetsite continues publishing blog posts of  Pekka Kämäräinen on the ECER 2019 and on the contribution of the VETNET network for European research in vocational education and training (VET). The first post focused on the Opening session of the VETNET network. The second post focused on the organisational development of the VETNET network and on …

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Reflections on ECER 2019 and VETNET – Post 2: Development of the VETNET network

Vetnetsite continues publishing blog posts of  Pekka Kämäräinen on the ECER 2019 and on the contribution of the VETNET network for European research in vocational education and training (VET). The first post focused on the Opening session of the VETNET network. The second post gives an  overview of the organisational development of the VETNET network …

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