5th International VET Conference Crossing Boundaries

25 - 26 May 2023, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania Provided by Dr Vidmantas Tūtlys, Vytautas Magnus University, vidmantas.tutlys@vdu.lt We invite researchers, PhD students, teachers and decision makers from the field of vocational education and training, lifelong learning, higher education and adjacent disciplines to participate and contribute by presenting a paper at the conference. The …

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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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IJRVET: Vocational Adult Education, Skill Formation and Human Relatedness

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published three articles: Swedish Vocational Adult Education in the Wake of MarketisationPer Andersson & Karolina Muhrman The Political Economy of Skill Formation in a Rentier State: The Case of OmanMargarita Langthaler, Stefan Wolf & Tobias Schnitzler The Theory of Human Relatedness as a Potential …

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VET Research Award 2022: Call for proposals open until 13 March 2022

The European Vocational Skills Week is back and so are the Excellence rewards! This year, the EVSW will be held in May, including events organized by the European Commission on 18-19 May 2022. The theme is VET and the Green Transition, in line with one of the European Commission’s priorities for 2019-2024: A European Green Deal. The VET Research Award aims to …

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IJRVET Yearbook 2021 is now available

We are pleased to announce that the Yearbook 2021 has recently been published. The Yearbook contains all articles published in the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) in 2021. It is freely available and can be downloaded here. The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) is a double blind …

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8th Stockholm International Conference of Research on Vocational Education and Training, May 11-13, 2022

Provided by Lázaro Moreno Herrera, Department of Education, Stockholm University The Stockholm International Conference invites researchers for discussion and dissemination of state of the art research in VET. It is an excellent opportunity to initiate and continue networking among researchers, and part of the yearly academic events of VETNET. Interested to participate? Proposals (abstracts) are …

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Moving From Fragmented to Seamless Sense-Making in Blended Learning

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The author is Bi Xiaofang (Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.3.1 Keywords Sense-Making, Blended Learning, Curriculum Design and Pedagogies Abstract Context: Sense-making, understood as meaning making or giving meaning to experience, is an integral part of …

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Apprentices’ Resources at Work and School in Switzerland: A Person-Centred Approach

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Fabienne Lüthi (Berne University of Teacher Education, Switzerland), Barbara E. Stalder (Berne University of Teacher Education, Switzerland) and Achim Elferling (University of Berne, Switzerland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.2.5 Abstract Context: Providing learners with quality resources at work and …

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IJRVET: Education Managers & Digitalisation in Agriculture

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published two new article: Comparative Analysis of the Process of Training Education Managers in Educational Institutions by Askarbek K. Kusainov*, Kamchat A. Yessenova**, Roza S. Kassymova**, Kuanysh S. Moldassan**, Ardak M. Sembayeva** (* Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, Kazakhstan; ** Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan) …

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