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 jvetconference@hotmail.co.uk.

12th JVET Conference

Theme: Researching Vocational Education and Training

Venue: Worcester College, Oxford, UK

Date: 7th – 9th July 2017

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 2017 conference call for papers is now closed.

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