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Skills Development for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia-Pacific

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Book Series: Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects ISSN: 18713041 ISBN: 9789400759367 9789400759374 Year: Volume: 19 Pages: 384 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-5937-4 Language: English
Publisher: Springer
Subject: Education --- Multidisciplinary --- Business and Management
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Focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, which in recent years has been the engine of global economic growth , this volume surveys trends and prospects in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) with particular reference to achieving inclusive growth and the greening of economies. Underlying the increasing pressure for new models of TVET provision is the rapid pace of technological change, demand for a work force which is highly responsive to evolving needs and a transforming market place that calls for higher order skills and lifelong learning. The book proposes a re-engineered, modernized TVET system that fosters an innovative approach which enhances the employability of workers as well as the sustainability of their livelihoods. The book includes contributions from leading policy makers, researchers, and practitioners, including those in the private sector in analyzing and forecasting the most urgent priorities in skills development. The book argues for creative approaches to TVET design and delivery particularly with a view to improve job prospects , and meeting the goals of inclusion, sustainable development and social cohesion. Addressing issues such as the chronic mismatches between skills acquired and actual skills required in the work place, the volume proposes diversified approaches towards workforce development and partnerships with the private sector to improve the quality and relevance of skills development . The new imperatives created by ‘greening’ economies and responses required in skills development and training are addressed. Developing TVET is a high priority for governments in the Asia Pacific region as they seek to achieve long-term sustainable growth since the .continued success of their economic destinies depend on it. The volume also includes an emerging framework for skills development for inclusive and sustainable growth in the Asia and Pacific region.

The Hybridization of Vocational Training and Higher Education in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland

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ISBN: 9783863882105 9783863880439 Year: Pages: 302 DOI: 10.3224/86388043 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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Austria, Germany, and Switzerland are increasingly relying on hybridization at the nexus of vocational training and higher education to increase permeability and reform their highly praised systems of collective skill formation. This historical and organizational institutionalist study compares these countries to trace the evolution of their skill regimes from the 1960s to today‘s era of Europeanization, focusing especially on the impact of the Bologna and Copenhagen processes.&#xD;

Vocational Education and Training: The Northern Territory’s history of public philanthropy

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ISBN: 9781760460990 Year: DOI: 10.22459/VET.04.2017 Language: English
Publisher: ANU Press
Subject: Education --- Sociology --- Medicine (General)
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This book represents the first consolidated history of vocational education and training in the Northern Territory. Not only does the story present a chronological account of events, people and institutions, it also offers an explanation of how the system actually works and this has application well beyond the Territory. The mix of historical accounting and operational analysis comes from a unique perspective. It is proposed that the best way to understand the behaviour of the government ministers who have responsibility for vocational training is to compare their decisions and actions with those of wealthy philanthropists.

Berufs- und wirtschaftspädagogische Analysen

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) ISBN: 9783866495494 9783847400073 Year: Pages: 226 DOI: 10.3224/84740007 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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The authors deal with empirical and theoretical questions of current vocational and business education research. In addition to disciplinary reflections and analyses on teaching/learning research in vocational education and training, the authors also deal with the professionalisation of personnel in vocational education and training as well as current research findings on the subject of vocational qualification and further training.

Jahrbuch der berufs- und wirtschaftspädagogischen Forschung 2014

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) ISBN: 9783847404415 9783847401643 Year: Pages: 217 DOI: 10.3224/84740164 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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The German-speaking research on vocational education and training has always spanned a broad field, ranging from historically accentuated questions to questions of didactics and methodology, vocational teaching and learning, competence modelling and competence measurement, to university didactics and continuing vocational training. In addition, a wide range of research activities can be identified in the field of teacher training. Vocational and business education thus makes well-founded and theory-based contributions in a variety of ways to questions of vocational education and training, which are made accessible to an interested public with the current Yearbook of Vocational and Business Education Research.

Grundlagenforschung zum Dualen System und Kompetenzentwicklung in der Lehrerbildung

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) ISBN: 9783866495821 9783866494619 Year: Pages: 169 DOI: 10.3224/86649461 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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For some years now, vocational and business education-oriented teaching and learning research has been providing insights into the connection between specialist knowledge and competence development and developing specific methods for diagnosing action competence in vocational domains for which training is provided in Germany's dual vocational training system. This research methodological instrument is increasingly used with regard to the target group of educational personnel, above all teachers at vocational schools, especially in the first phase of their professionalisation. This volume also focuses on studies on the acquisition of competencies in various domains, on methods of measuring competency development and on didactic design. This always touches on the basic themes of the development of vocational action competence, which form the basis of the dual system, also in the analysis of consecutive forms of training. Finally, questions about the effects of demographic change are focused on the development possibilities of vocational schools, which in the coming years will undoubtedly be increasingly perceived and dealt with by vocational and business education research.

Berufliche Passagen im Lebenslauf: Berufsbildungs- und Transitionsforschung in der Schweiz

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ISBN: 9783658100933 9783658100940 Year: Pages: 331 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-10094-0 Language: German
Publisher: Springer
Subject: Education --- Business and Management --- Multidisciplinary
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Am Übergang von der Schule in den Beruf werden wichtige Weichen gestellt, die den weiteren Lebenslauf eines Menschen vorbereiten. Dazu werden in diesem Band neue Ergebnisse der vielfältigen Transitionsforschung aus der ganzen Schweiz vorgestellt, die sich an verschiedenen Disziplinen wie der Psychologie, Soziologie, Erziehungswissenschaften oder Bildungsökonomie orientieren. Dafür werden theoretische Grundlagen und empirische Evidenzen für die Analyse und Steuerung bedeutsamer Passagen im Lebenslauf entwickelt. Soweit möglich werden auch Handlungsempfehlungen für die Akteure der Berufsbildung in der Schweiz diskutiert, die zugleich auch in anderen Ländern von Interesse sein dürften.

Lehr-Lernforschung und Professionalisierung

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) ISBN: 9783866496248 9783866493674 Year: Pages: 246 DOI: 10.3224/86649367 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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Vocational training research The main topics of teaching-learning research and professionalisation are analysed both empirically and theoretically from the perspective of current research projects. The focus is on the effectiveness of specific teaching methods and support measures as well as on the professional skills of training personnel.

Jahrbuch der berufs- und wirtschaftspädagogischen Forschung 2013

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (DGfE) ISBN: 9783847404507 9783847401278 Year: Pages: 275 DOI: 10.3224/978384740127 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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Vocational education and training in Germany, especially the Dual System of Vocational Education and Training, is receiving great attention and appreciation in some EU countries, not least against the background of very high youth unemployment. In empirical analyses of the close interlocking of learning and work and in theoretical foundations of educational potential, vocational and business education research provides all actors in the vocational training system with findings, arguments and impulses for further development.

Global Perspectives on Recognising Non-formal and Informal Learning: Why Recognition Matters

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Book Series: Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects ISSN: 18713041 ISBN: 9783319152776 9783319152783 Year: Volume: 21 Pages: 220 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-15278-3 Language: English
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Subject: Education --- Business and Management
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This book deals with the relevance of recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning education and training, the workplace and society. In an increasing number of countries, it is at the top of the policy and research agenda ranking among the possible ways to redress the glaring lack of relevant academic and vocational qualifications and to promote the development of competences and certification procedures which recognise different types of learning, including formal, non-formal and informal learning. The aim of the book is therefore to present and share experience, expertise and lessons in such a way that enables its effective and immediate use across the full spectrum of country contexts, whether in the developing or developed world. It examines the importance of meeting institutional and political requirements that give genuine value to the recognition of non-formal and informal learning; it shows why recognition is important and clarifies its usefulness and the role it serves in education, working life and voluntary work; it emphasises the importance of the coordination, interests, motivations, trust and acceptance by all stakeholders. The volume is also premised on an understanding of a learning society, in which all social and cultural groups, irrespective of gender, race, social class, ethnicity, mental health difficulties are entitled to quality learning throughout their lives. Overall the thrust is to see the importance of recognising non-formal and informal learning as part of the larger movement for re-directing education and training for change. This change is one that builds on an equitable society and economy and on sustainable development principles and values such as respect for others, respect for difference and diversity, exploration and dialogue.

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