Proceedings 2004

Proceedings of the ECER VETNET Conference 2004

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The papers below are related to the ECER 2004 VETNET Programme.

NOTE: The European Training Village ( and the VETNET archive (, which provided most of the downloadable papers below, are no longer accessible – our apologies! Should you look for individual papers, please contact the authors concerned or the editor (

Proceedings papers:

[A/I] [P] Barnes, Sally-Anne; Bimrose, Jenny; Hughes, Deirdre. Careers guidance: Supporting learning in the workplace, higher education and further education.
[A/I] [P] Benke, Magdolna. Towards the learning society – Hungary.
[A/I] [P] Berglund, Ingrid. Learning by simulation or simulated learning? A classroom study of four students’ strategies when learning control systems by computer-based simulation.
[A/I] [P] Bohlinger, Sandra. Continuing vocational education and training (CVET) for the unemployed and others at risk of labour market exclusion .
[A/I] [P] Boreham, Nick. Collective competence and work process knowledge.
[A/I] [P] Brown, Alan. Learning, commitment and identities at work: Responses to change in the IT and telecommunications industries in the UK.
[A/I] [P] Brown, Alan; Grollmann, Philipp; Tutschner, Roland. Learning while working in the aerospace industry in England and Germany.
[A/I] [P] Bruin, Elly de; Westerhuis, Anneke. Developing a practical theory on competence based training in the Netherlands. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Deitmer, Ludger. Action research in pilot projects: Interaction between VET practitioners and researchers for innovation and research. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Dif, M’Hamed. Integrating e-learning technologies and practices within the enterprise for CVT promotion: Challenges and perspectives.
[A/I] [P] Evans, Karen; Kersh, Natasha. Facilitating learning success and contributing to social inclusion through recognition and self-evaluation of personal competences: Lessons from UK.
[A/I] [P] Evans, Karen; Kersh, Natasha. Tacit skills and work re-entry: Entering new workplaces through retraining.
[A/I] [P] Felstead, Alan; Fuller, Alison; Unwin, Lorna; Ashton, David; Butler, Peter; Lee, Tracey; Walters, Sally. Applying the survey method to learning at work: A recent UK experiment.
[A/I] [P] Gendron, Bénédicte. Emotions, learning process, and success: Which links? A case study on students at the vocational school leaving certificate level in France.
[A/I] [P] Hardy, Marcelle. Work-based learning of students in two vocational programs.
[A/I] [P] Jørgensen, Christian Helms. Three logics connecting school and work: Should learning be useful, correct or meaningful?
[A/I] [P] Kafetsios, Konstantinos; Vouzas, Fotis; Zammuner, Vanda; Hekelova, Edita. Career starters’ interpersonal-transferable skills needs: A comparative multidisciplinary study in five European countries.
[A/I] [P] Kämäräinen, Pekka. Between professionalisation and flexibilisation: Reflections on the importance of the theme `combining formal and non-formal learning’ for the relations between ICT and vocational education and training (VET) (Draft version).
[A/I] [P] Lans, Thomas; Wesselink, Renate; Biemans, Harm; Mulder, Martin. Quality indicators for assisting VET in new learning arrangements.
[A/I] [P Lassnigg, Lorenz. Improving the quality of the supply-demand-match in VET by anticipation systems?
[A/I] [P] Spielhofer, Thomas; Sims, David. Modern apprenticeships in the retail sector: Stresses, strains and support .
[A/I] [P] Stenström, Marja-Leena. Polytechnic graduates in working life: How well do their learning skills meet the needs of working life?
[A/I] [P] Stenvall, Kirsti; Väyrynen, Pirjo. Exploring the links between national core curricula and local implementation: Successes and failures in VET curricula development.
[A/I] [P] Tomassini, Massimo. Perspectives on organisational knowledge and competencies.
[A/I] [P] Urboniene, Aiste; Leliugiene, Irena. Training of social-educational workers as empowerment to reduce the social exclusion in the society .
[A/I] [P] Wesselink, Renate; Lans, Thomas; Biemans, Harm; Mulder, Martin. Roles, tasks and competences of teachers in competence-based vocational education (Draft version).
[A/I] [P] Zydziunaite, Vilma. Evaluative content analysis of the curriculum of vocational education with the view to the development of teamwork competencies.

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