Workplace Learning in China: Transferring Training Into Practice to Improve Performance

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.3.1 The authors are Xingheng Wang, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, China Weihan Lin, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, China Tianwen Xue, Zhejiang Haisen Pharmaceutical, China Adam Green, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA Limin Gu, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, China Yansheng He, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, …

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5th Crossing Boundaries in Kaunas

Provided by Dr Vidmantas Tūtlys, Vytautas Magnus University, vidmantas.tutlys@vdu.lt The deadline to submit an abstract for the next VETNET conference Crossing Boundaries in May 2023 in Kaunas, Lithuania is extended to 15 November 2022. You find detailed information and the important deadlines here. Special focus: Vocational Education and Training Transformations for Digital, Sustainable and Socially …

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Whole-Class-Scaffolding in Business Education / Challenges and Problems for VET Professionals in Germany

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published today two new articles. A Processual Perspective on Whole-Class-Scaffolding in Business Education Rico Hermkes, Gerhard Minnameier and Manon Heuer-Kinscher Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.4 Abstract Context: Scaffolding is a form of process-adaptive learning support that is relevant in numerous contexts, including informal learning, …

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Collective Skill Formation Regimes in Times of Covid-19: A Governance-Focused Analysis of the German Dual Training System

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published a new article. The author is Uwe Fassbender (University of Cologne). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.2 Abstract Context: Covid-19 poses major challenges for vocational education and training (VET), as VET—in contrast to general education—is closely linked to the economic system and cannot escape the …

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Teacher Trainees’ Experiences of the Components of ICT Competencies and Key Factors in ICT Competence Development in Work-Based Vocational Teacher Training in Finland

The International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) published today a new article. The authors are Jiri Vilppola (Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland), Joni Lämsä (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), Katja Vähäsantanen (Finnish Institute for Educational Research, Finland) and Raija Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland). Full article (open access): https://doi.org/10.13152/IJRVET.9.2.1 Abstract Context: This research …

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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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