Proceedings 2005

Proceedings of the ECER VETNET Conference 2005

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The papers below are related to the ECER 2005 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] Balica, Magda; Voicu, Liliana. VET/HRD research and development initiatives in Romania. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Bancheva, Elmira. Competence-based assessment and certification of HR professionals. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Bank, Volker. Danish Dynamite – On the implementation process of autonomous schools in the German vocational education system.
[A/I] [P] Barnes, Sally-Anne; Bimrose, Jenny; Brown, Alan. Communities, networking and virtual support: The example of collaborative development on careers guidance and work-related learning through the UK National Guidance Research Forum Website.
[A/I] [P] Benke, Magdolna. Education and knowledge economies: An opportunity for the declining sub-regions of Hungary.
[A/I] [P] Bohlinger, Sandra. Work-place conflicts: A case study on coping strategies of VET teachers.
[A/I] [P] Boreham, Nick. Learning organizations in Europe: Implications for vocational education and training.
[A/I] [P] Deitmer, Ludger. Development of the VETNET research community: Experiences and challenges. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Deitmer, Ludger; Heinemann, Lars. The impact of evaluation: Supporting change in VET institutions by action research.
[A/I] [P] Dif, M’Hamed. Development and role of vocational identities within the emerging associative socio-solidarity based sector: Case of home help socio-healthcare.
[A/I] [P] Dif, M’Hamed. On the effectiveness of CVT promotion measures within the enterprises in Europe.
[A/I] [P] Durand, Marc; Saint-Georges, Ingrid de; Meuwly-Bonte, Myriam. Professional training as transformation across scales: Mapping dynamic of changes in the activity system of a small publishing house through analyzing the work practices of a novice manager.
[A/I] [P] Esch, Wil van. Monitor impulse VET arrangement.
[A/I] [P] Gendron, Bénédicte. Why emotional capital matters in economics of education? Toward an optimal exploitation of human capital and knowledge management.
[A/I] [P] Gill, Andreas; Kock, Henrik; Ellstrom, Per-Erik. Why do small enterprises participate in a program for competence development?
[A/I] [P] Grollmann, Philipp; Tutschner, Roland. The German system of practice-oriented assessment in VET: Particularities, new developments, problems and contradictions.
[A/I] [P] Hardy, Marcelle. Evolution of work-based learning: Perspectives of vocational education interns and their mentors.
[A/I] [P] Johansson, Sigurd; Hedman, Anders. Harmonization of vocational teacher education in EU? The issue of recruitment criteria.
[A/I] [P] Jørgensen, Christian Helms. School and workplace as learning environments in VET.
[A/I] [P] Leney, Tom. VET – Challenges and research agendas. [Proceedings of VETNET Research Forum].
[A/I] [P] Lindkvist Jorgensen, Anja. Changing an award winning system – for better or for worse?
[A/I] [P] Manning, Sabine. Involvement of CEEC researchers in European network activities of VET and HRD. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Marhuenda, Fernando. Education and training policies addressing social integration of vulnerable populations into the labour market: A comparative account.
[A/I] [P] Marhuenda, Fernando; Gonzalez, Nuria. Supervising vulnerable employees: Enacting work-based training with ‘at risk’ workers.
[A/I] [P] Meyer, Rita. Professional development in IT: Potentials and limitations of the German system.
[A/I] [P] Morrison, Marlene. Partners in learning? Young people’s perspectives on 14-19 transitions: Research tales about the `manufacture’ of choice through partnership.
[A/I] [P] Niemeyer, Beatrix. What does quality mean in the context of social and vocational Integration? CRIS – a transnational framework.
[A/I] [P] Stenström, Marja-Leena. Practice-oriented assessment in VET: Introducing the QUAL-PRAXIS project.
[A/I] [P] Tividosheva, Vania. Human Resource Development Centre Bulgaria – Functions and activities. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Tomassini, Massimo. Discussion of “What’s European about education and training in Europe?” (VETNET-ECER introductory speech by James Wickham). [Proceedings of Opening Plenary Colloquium].
[A/I] [P] Vicenik, Petr. New member states and an overview of their activities in VET and HRD research. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Wesselink, Renate; Biemans, Harm; Van den Elsen, Elke; Mulder, Martin. Conceptual framework for competence-based VET in the Netherlands.
[A/I] [P] Westerhuis, Anneke. VET – Challenges and research agendas. [Proceedings of VETNET Research Forum].
[A/I] [P] Wickham, James. What’s European about education and training in Europe? [Proceedings of Opening Plenary Colloquium].
[A/I] [P] Zydziunaite, Vilma. Qualitative diagnostics of professional identity development in vocational education and training: Congruences and disconnections.

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