IJRVET: Transition From Low-Threshold Vocational Education and Training to Work in Switzerland: Factors Influencing Objective and Subjective Career Success

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) recently published a new article. The authors are Claudia Hofmann, Kurt Häfeli, Xenia Müller and Annette Krauss (all authors are from the University of Applied Science in Special Needs Education, Switzerland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.8.2.1 Abstract Context: There are currently two low-threshold vocational education …

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Call for Papers: 7th International Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2-4 February 2022 in Bern, Switzerland

Provided by Dr Sonja Engelage, senior researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, VETNET member, sonja.engelage@ehb.swiss The 7th International VET Congress is devoted to the theme “The future potential of vocational education and training: Strengthening VET for the next generation”. The theme alludes to the divergent developments that vocational education and …

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6th International Conference on Employer Engagement: Preparing Young People for the Future

Provided by Dr Andrea Laczik, Head of Research, Edge Foundation, VETNET member, ALaczik@edge.co.uk Hosted by Education and Employers in partnership with the Edge Foundation, this year’s International Conference on Employer Engagement takes place on 1st and 2nd July and will be running virtually for the first time. Through keynotes, panel discussions and presentations, the two-day …

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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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