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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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. Please note that …

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New blogs on #ECER2018 in Bolzano/ Bozen – First Batch: Insights into the key activities of the VETNET network

Quite recently, from the 3rd to the 7th of September the VETNET network was actively present at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER 2018) in the South-Tyrolean landscapes of Bolzano-Bozen. As usual, Pekka Kämäräinen has written blog posts on the #ECER2018 experience on his blog “Working & Learning” (http://www.pontydysgu.org/blogs/workinglearning). Vetnetsite will also make these …

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Professor Karen Evans awarded with the VET Research Award of the European Commission 2017

At the European Vocational Skills Week 2017, taking place in November in Brussels, the European Commission awarded Professor Karen Evans with the VET Research Award of the European Commission. Congratulations for the award for an outstanding researcher which is active in VETNET for years!  Karen Evans is Emeritus Professor of Education at the UCL Institute of …

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New blogs on our work at the ECER 2017 in Copenhagen – Insights into the sessions of the VETNET network

One month ago, from the 22nd to the 25th of August we were working at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER 2017) in Copenhagen – at the Carlsberg campus of the University College Copenhagen (UCC). After the conference Pekka Kämäräinen has written a series of blog posts on the sessions of the VETNET network …

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My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years with new VETNET initiatives 2012 – 2015 (Part 5)

by Pekka Kämäräinen In this section I provide insights to the most recent years of VETNET activities – building upon prior achievements and bringing into picture new initiatives. ECER 2012 in Cadiz: The role of VET in overcoming the economic crisis Whatever we might have been able to plan in advance for ECER 2012 in …

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My journey with the VETNET network – Insights into the evolution of European vocational education and training research: The years of consolidation 2007 – 2011 (Part 4)

by Pekka Kämäräinen The fourth section takes a look at a period that can be characterised as years of consolidation – starting from the celebration of the 10 years VETNET activities. ECER 2007 in Ghent: Ten years of VETNET activities in ECER In ECER 2007 we celebrated the tenth anniversary of VETNET activities in ECER. …

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