Journal of Vocational Education & Training
12th International Conference
Researching Vocational Education and Training
Worcester College, Oxford, UK, 7-9 July 2017
Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Lene Tanggaard Pederson, Aalborg University, Denmark
VET as a setting for creativity
Chris Warhurst, University of Birmingham, UK
VET, good jobs and the delivery dilemma
Call for Papers
The JVET Conference Committee invites contributions to our successful bi-annual international conference. This meeting provides a lively and critical forum for debates concerning all aspects of vocational education and training and developments in work and learning since 1995. This call for papers is, therefore, open to all contributions that seek to enrich this field of inquiry. For 2017, the Committee is interested in the following themes, though this list should not been seen as prescriptive or exhaustive:
- The impact of changes in work on VET
- The impact of global economic change on VET
- Inclusion and exclusion in VET
- VET and sustainability
- Vocational knowledge
- Higher VET
- VET pedagogy
- Training in industry
- VET race and ethnicity
- The changing institutional context of VET
- Hybrid VET qualifications and programmes
- Comparative studies of VET
- VET Policymaking
- Curriculum and assessment policies and practices
- Equity and inequality in VET
In addition to paper presentations, the conference organisers have identified space for up to two symposia, and would welcome proposals related to the conference themes.
For paper presentations, please submit a 400-word abstract, and for symposia, please submit a 600 word proposal including the names and affiliations of participants, by 31 January 2017 to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=jvet2017.
Instructions on how to register with EasyChair (.pdf). Applicants will be notified of the results by 28 February 2017.
The Committee is also pleased to be able to offer up to 5 bursaries (in the form of a free Full Conference Weekend Package worth £475) for early career researchers who are close to completion or who have recently (within two years) been awarded their doctorates). Applicants should submit a 1,000-word abstract by 31 January 2017 to: email@example.com
The JVET Conference
Is a highly successful biennial international conference. This meeting has been providing a lively and critical forum for debates concerning all aspects of vocational education and training and developments in work and learning since 1995.
Any inquiry about the conference can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent JVET articles
- Reskilling America: learning to labor in the twenty-first century
- Researching vocational education and training
- Do stackable credentials reinforce stratification or promote upward mobility? An analysis of health professions pathways reform in a community college consortium
- Varieties of universalism: post-1990s developments in the initial school-based model of VET in Finland and Sweden and implications for transitions to the world of work and higher education
- Differentiating knowledge, differentiating (occupational) practice