Proceedings 2009

Proceedings of the ECER VETNET Conference 2009

Papers presented for the VETNET programme of ECER 2009 “Theory and Evidence in European Educational Research” in Vienna (28 to 30 September 2009)

Deitmer, Ludger; Lassnigg, Lorenz; Manning, Sabine (Eds.) 

This set of papers is related to the VETNET Programme for ECER 2009 (> Download). The list below includes all full-text papers submitted by the authors for the proceedings. In addition, the annex provides a selection of  powerpoint presentations (in cases where the ppt presentation serves as an initial project result or adds important figures to the paper). Please note that the authors’ names and titles presented below refer to the actually submitted papers, while the EERA website quotes the original proposals. 

The papers [P] and PPT presentations listed below are available for downloading in the recreated VETNET Folder for ECER 2009.

Proceedings papers:

[P] Aarkrog, Vibe. Placing the VET-programmes in the national qualification frame: A question of the scope of transfer?
[P] Azizi, Nematollah. Effectiveness of secondary education in Iran: An external evaluation of the schools connectivity to the workplace.
[P] Bahl, Anke. Workplace trainers and their organisational contexts in companies.
[P] Barham, Lyn; Hawthorn, Ruth. Helping older adults make career decisions.
[P] Brown, Alan John; Brown, Jamie. Higher skills development: Developing knowledge, skills and understanding across contexts – findings from the Teaching and Learning Research Programme. 
[P] Burchert, Joanna. Researching pedagogical self concepts of German in-company trainers.
[P] Cort, Pia; Rolls, Simon. The changing roles and competences of VET practitioners in Denmark: IVET teachers’ perceptions of changes and their implications for teaching.
[P] Deitmer, Ludger; Kämäräinen, Pekka. The role of practice-based learning in higher education curricula and in university-enterprise cooperation – The approach of the Euronet-PBL project.
[P] Descy, Pascaline; Tchibozo, Guy; Loo, Jasper van. Trends, issues and challenges for EU VET policies beyond 2010.
[P] Dietzen, Agnes. Skills and competences in a knowledge economy.
[P] Dif, M’Hamed; Heraud, Jean-Alain; Nkeng, Paul. Case study on “VAE” implementation procedure and practice in higher education.
[P] Dunne, Linda; Woolhouse, Clare. ‘Teacher’s use you’: Knowledge, discourse, and the role of the teaching assistant in UK schools.
[P] Englund, Tomas; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal. How to analyse professional responsibility in a climate of accountability? Towards a conceptual framework.
[P] Eraut, Michael. Understanding complex performance through learning trajectories and mediating artefacts.
[P] Ertl, Hubert; Hayward, Geoff. The impact of VET reform on innovation in Germany and England: An outline comparison of college-contexts.
[P] Fasching, Helga; Felkendorff, Kai. Multi-country comparisons of the transition from school to working life of young people with disabilities: Identifying methodological problems and desiderata.
[P] Figueira, Eduardo; Koehnen, Timothy; Rosa, Vitor. Technical workers’ participation in the CVET and company competitiveness.
[P] Fuchs, Sandra. Professionalism of trainers in further education: Competencies, working-profiles and further education of freelance trainers in vocationial training.
[P] Henriksen, Lars Bo. Praxis, PBL and the application of knowledge.
[P] Higham, Jeremy; Kremer, H.-Hugo; Yeomans, David. Exploring intermediate vocational education and training for 16-19 year-olds in Germany and England.
[P] Hofmaier, Bernd. An evaluation tool for practice-based learning (PBL).
[P] Hughes, Lewis; Cairns, Len. Competency-based training – Nostradamus’s Nostrum: What happened and where might we “capably” go?
[P] James, David. Work-related learning and ‘threshold’ thinking in an economic recession: What are young people really learning?.
[P] Kaufmann, Katrin. Participation in ‘informal vocational‘ or ‘informal work related learning activities’ in Germany: An empiricial analysis based on data of the German national reporting system of continuing learning activities, BSW 2003 & 2007.
[P] Kupfer, Antonia. The changing skill formation and consequences for equal opportunity.
[P] Lang, Martin. Fostering teacher’s collaboration by implementing innovation projects in vocational schools? Findings of the project SKOLA.
[P] Lans, Thomas; Mulder, Martin. Competence – empirical insights from a small-business perspective.
[P][PPT] Lassnigg, Lorenz. “Evidence” about “outcome-orientation” – Austria in a comparative perspective.
[P] Loo, Jasper van. Conceptions of ageing in Europe: Evidence from the European Social Survey.
[P] McKechnie, Jim; Hobbs, Sandy; Howieson, Cathy; Semple, Sheila. School students’ part-time work: Does it have any value?
[P] Moreno Herrera, Lázaro; Öberg-Tuleus, Marianne. Working life education as an activity system: On experiences and challenges from a cultural historical activity perspective.
[P] Moser, Daniela. Developing competences in vocational education: The Learn2act research project.
[P] Müskens, Wolfgang. Permeability between VET and HE: The experience of the Module Level Indicator in Germany and its application in Austria (Part 1).
[P] Nokelainen, Petri; Ruohotie, Pekka. Factors of growth-oriented atmosphere: A case study in a polytechnic institution of higher education.
[P] Öztürk, Halit. Socio-cultural determinants of continuing vocational education of people with migration backgrounds in Germany: An empirical analysis based on data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP).
[P] Pfister-Giauque, Barbara; Flamigni, Elettra. Cultural diversity and gender in Swiss vocational and educational training (VET): Identification and analysis of organisational and pedagogical.
arrangements to integrate diversity.
[P] Planas, Jordi; Sala, Guillem. The National and European Qualifications Frameworks: a New Jerusalem? The Spanish case study’s evidences.
[P] Raffe, David. National Qualifications Frameworks in Ireland and Scotland: A comparative analysis.
[P] Rechberger, Johanna. Apprenticeship or school? Evaluation of the influence of socio-economic factors on the vocational decision at secondary level I.
[P] Saikkonen, Soili; Härkönen, Anja. From bottom to up – foresight framework in an educational organisation.
[P] Schalk, René; Woerkom, Marianne van. Does age influence the relationship between learning opportunities at work and employee well being and mobility. 
[P] Schapfel-Kaiser, Franz. Do occupations have their own time? Findings of a pilot study on time cultures as exemplified by midwives, artists, site managers, and tram drivers.
[P] Schmid, Kurt. On the benefits of further training: Participants self-assessment of the causality and the heterogeneity of returns.
[P] Schmidt, Bernhard. Educational goals and motivation of older workers.
[P] Schnitzler, Annalisa; Grollmann, Philipp; Leoni, Riccardo; Markowitsch, Jörg; Moraal, Dick; Sgobbi, Francesca; Suleman, Fatima. European survey perspectives on companies‘ support for vocational learning: Documentation of a research workshop at ECER Vienna, 29.09.2009.
[P] Shadoian, Vanessa; Ananiadou, Katerina; Bilbao-Osorio, Beñat; Burns, Tracey; Pedró, Francesc. Systemic innovation in vocational education and training: An OECD perspective. 
[P] Šimberová, Zuzana. Organisational climate vs training system: What is more important in workplace learning. 
[P] Steiner, Mario; Lassnigg, Lorenz. Early school leaving and VET in comparative perspective: Incidence and policies.
[P] Tchibozo, Guy. Career guidance in the Lisbon strategy: Objectives and medium-term challenges for practice, policy and research.
[P] Trunkenpolz, Kathrin. Practice governing moments of professional staff members in nursing homes: Reflections on education and training.
[P] Ure, Odd Bjørn. Forms of learning and vocational training in enterprises.
[P] Vanhanen-Nuutinen, Liisa. Negotiating and managing collaboration in collaborative writing between school and work. 
[P] Vogtenhuber, Stefan; Lassnigg, Lorenz; Wagner, Elfriede. Financing, support and participation in further learning in Austria – a comparative perspective.
[P] Vollmers, Burkhard; Schulz, Katrin. The development of vocational competences of young learning disabled persons: Results of the project VAmB.
[P] Volmari, Kristiina; Marsh, Ken. Defining VET professions in Europe: Rhetoric and reality.
[P] Weigel, Tanja; Hippach-Schneider, Ute. Recruitment at the intermediate qualification level – case studies from Germany, England and Switzerland. 


[PPT] Esch, Wil van. The bridge between vocational and general education in the Netherlands.
[PPT] Koeth, Christiane. How can the theme “sustainable development” be integrated in VET? A concept developed for apprentices in the German recycling industry.
[PPT] Migliore, Maria Cristina. Workplace organisations and vocational learning in shop floors analysed through Cultural Historical Activity Theory.
[PPT] Rami, Justin. Recognition and accreditation of prior learning in the engineering sector in Ireland.
[PPT] Saniter, Andreas; Bremer, Rainer. European Core Profiles vs. ECVET-units in Aeronautics.
[PPT] Schapfel-Kaiser, Franz. Time and profession: Reasons and effects of time cultures in professions, exemplified by midwives, artists, site supervisors, and tram operators. An hermeneutical-empirical study.
[PPT] Stenström, Marja-Leena. Validation of learning outcomes through individualisation in Finnish adult education.
[PPT] Thiel, Gerald. Reference objectives of occupational profiles: An EQF-conform functional approach of description.
[PPT] Vonken, Matthias. Qualifying older employees for maintaining employability: The project “BusQua”.

[Back to all Proceedings]