The Importance of Authentic Workplace-Based Assessment: A Study From VET Teacher Education

Today the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The authors are Jorunn Dahlback, Hanne Berg Olstad, Ann Lisa Sylte and Anne-Catrine Wolden from the Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway. The issue 3 (Vol. 7) is in progress, but contains articles that are final and fully citable.  Full article …

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UPDATE: European Vocational Skills Week (EVSW) – 09 to 13 November 2020

Registration for the VETNET/BIBB workshop during the EVSW is still open. Follow this link to register for the EVSW by 6 November to participate, e.g. additionally at the awards ceremony of the VET research award - and then head forward to inscribe for the VETNET/BIBB workshop here, if you have not already done it. Please, …

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VET excellence awards 2020: The online voting is open!

During the European Vocational Skills Week, excellence will be awarded. VETNET has organised the nomination process for the researchers award and proposes two research teams. Both are engaging in outstanding VET research in the field of green and/or digital transitions - but only one can win. Make your choice and vote for your favourite candidate. …

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European Vocational Skills Week (EVSW) – 09 to 13 November 2020

VETNET will run a research workshop during the EVSW on "VET research in Europe: topics, structures and cooperation". You are invited to attend the online workshop on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 from 9:00 to 13:00. The workshop is organised together with the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung BIBB), Germany and in cooperation with the …

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German Teacher and Education Union is committed to strengthening political education in vocational training

Provided by franz.kaiser@uni-rostock.de, ibp, Universität Rostock In a nationwide conference on vocational training, the German Trade Union for Education and Science (GEW) adopted a resolution to strengthen political education. This is available in English at the end of a documentation of the conference with the written presentations in German. It contains also a contribution by …

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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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