Shaping the Futures of (Vocational) Education and Work: Commitment of VET and VET Research by Gabriele MolzbergerShaping the Futures of (Vocational) Education and Work: Commitment of VET and VET Research by Gabriele Molzberger

Shaping the Futures of (Vocational) Education and Work: Commitment of VET and VET Research

EditorGabriele Molzberger, Manfred Wahle

Paperback | April 21, 2015

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Education and work are moving towards an open, but uncertain future. Research on vocational and continuing education constantly needs to reassure the conditions of educational systems, current concepts of VET and work, educational policies, and its own assumptions in ascertaining theory of VET. In this context, modernisation is a significant paradigm. It refers to new ideological, socio-economic, structural and institutional qualities.
This volume analyses interdependencies and complexities of research, politics and practice of vocational, further and continuing education. With contributions from European VET researchers it assembles critical reflective, empirical, cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The volume discusses the dynamic changes of work and education both in regional and global labour markets. Central issues are transformations of vocational education and work, the impacts of gender, ethnicity, culture and globalization as well as the anticipation of possible futures of vocational education and work.
Gabriele Molzberger is a professor for vocational and continuing education and academic director of the Centre for Continuing Studies at Bergische University of Wuppertal. Her fields of research comprise: concepts of vocational education and informal learning; europeanisation of educational policies and continuing higher education. Ma...
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Title:Shaping the Futures of (Vocational) Education and Work: Commitment of VET and VET ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:April 21, 2015Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Manfred Wahle: Vocational Schooling in Elberfeld and Barmen: 1880–1912. Historical and Local Perspectives on Vocational Education and Training – Ester Berner: Vocational Education and Training in the Early 20th Century – Steffi Robak: Culture, Cultural Differences and Cultural Education - Analysing Learning and Educational Processes of German-Speaking Expatriates in Transnational Enterprises in China – Marion Fleige: The Notion of ‘Benefits’ in Continuing Vocational Education (CVET) - Towards a Theoretical Pedagogical Understanding and a Heuristic Model for Research – Liv Mjelde: Mentoring Vocational Self-Reliance: Lessons from Uganda – Philipp Gonon: The Difficulty of Becoming Successful Learner – Beatrix Niemeyer: Beyond Comparison: A Global Ethnography of Educational Boundary Work – Arnt Vestergaard Louw: Access, Entry and Researcher-Participant Position: Challenges and Potentials in Doing Anthropological Fieldwork in VET – Anna Rosendahl: Quality Improvement and Transparency in Vocational Education and Training in the Context of Evaluation - A Comparison between Germany and England – Lorenz Lassnigg: ‘Austria 2050’ - Approaches towards Anticipation of Future Education – Anja Heikkinen: Cross-Cultural Perspective in Shaping the Future of Vocational Education.