Proceedings 2006

Proceedings of the ECER VETNET Conference 2006

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The papers below are related to the ECER 2006 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; Brown, Alan. Older workers’ careers: Upskilling, reskilling and transitions.
[A/I] [P] Benke, Magdolna. Transforming knowledge – Targets and question marks: View from the “ends”.
[A/I] [P] Boreham, Nick. Apprenticeship to software: Individual and organizational learning in a financial workplace.
[A/I] [P] Boreham, Nick. The co-construction of individual and organizational competence in learning organizations.
[A/I] [P] Brown, Alan; Brown, Jamie. Synthesising research findings on workplace learning: The experience of the UK teaching and learning research programme in linking with other workplace learning researchers in Europe and Australia.
[A/I] [P] Dif, M’Hamed. Impact of regionalisation, internationalisation and networking on workplace learning partnerships.
[A/I] [P] Filliettaz, Laurent; Saint-Georges, Ingrid de; Duc, Barbara. Ski, cheese fondue and Swiss watches: The rhetoric of analogical discourse in vocational training interactions.
[A/I] [P] Franz, Hans Werner. Statements on HRD and VET research in the German speaking countries. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Gendron, Bénédicte. Emotional competences: Why they matter at work and they question VET curricula?.
[A/I] [P] Hamalainen, Raija; Mannila, Birgitta; Oksanen, Kimmo; Koutaniemi, Lauri. Secure: Scripted 3D-game environment in vocational learning.
[A/I] [P] Holgado, Otilia; Mayen, Patrick. Learning a computerized tool by making reference to professional uses: An approach to vocational didactics for geographical information systems.
[A/I] [P] sopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka. How one narrates “ownership” of expert knowledge?
[A/I] [P] Kersh, Natasha; Evans, Karen. Shaping knowledge and skills development through self-evaluation of tacit competences: Development of a conceptual modelling approach for adult learners.
[A/I] [P] Kirpal, Simone; Kühl, Alexander. Sustaining older workers’ competence: Case study Germany.
[A/I] [P] Kock, Henrik; Gill, Andreas; Ellström, Per-Erik. Practices of competence development in the workplace: Relations between learning environments, strategies and learning outcomes in SMEs.
[A/I] [P] Lassnigg, Lorenz. Anticipation of future skills needs: Do formalised systems improve matching of qualification supply and demand?
[A/I] [P] Loogma, Krista. VET and HRD research in Estonia. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Manning, Sabine. Mapping HRD and VET research across Europe: Issues arising from an institutional analysis. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Marhuenda, Fernando. VET policies, VET research and social inclusion (and their) – Unavoidable contradictions .
[A/I] [P] Nyhan, Barry. Mapping HRD and VET research across Europe. [Proceedings of Round table].
[A/I] [P] Stenström, Marja-Leena. Connecting work and learning in Finnish VET: A case of practice-oriented learning.
[A/I] [P] Tomassini, Massimo. VET practitioners’ reflexivity: Methods and issues.
[A/I] [P] Tveit, Anne Dorthe. The use of case studies in training vocational rehabilitation trainers.
[A/I] [P] Ure, Odd Bjørn. Interactions between learning environments in VET: A contribution to conceptual frameworks for classroom training and workplace training.
[A/I] [P] Zydziunaite, Vilma; Katiliute, Egle; Urboniene, Aiste. Qualitative diagnostics of relationship between schooling and work: Does the acquirement of professional skills and knowledge at school is a premise for professional career development?

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