Proceedings 2011

Proceedings of the ECER VETNET Conference 2011

Papers presented as part of  the VETNET programme for ECER 2011 “Urban Education” in Berlin (13 to 16 September 2011)

Deitmer, Ludger; Gessler, Michael; Manning, Sabine (Eds.) 

This set of papers is related to the VETNET Programme for ECER 2011. The list below includes all full-text papers submitted by the authors for the proceedings. In addition to the Proceedings papers, a Reference to published papers (ECER 2011 papers which are due to be published, or have been published, elsewhere) is included below. Also attached is an ANNEX of selected  powerpoint presentations (in cases where the ppt presentation serves as an initial project result or adds important figures to the paper). 

The papers [P] and PPT presentations listed below are available for downloading in the recreated VETNET Folder for ECER 2011.

Proceedings papers:

[P] Avis, James; Wright, Carole; Fisher, Pamela; Swindella, Steve; Locke, Abigail. Learners, care work and wellbeing: VET trainee teachers.
[P] Bank, Volker; Retzmann, Thomas. Training needs analysis in economic teaching: A pilot study on the suitability of the Test of Economics Literacy (TEL).
[P] Bicer, Kader. Restructuring Turkish vocational education and training system for attaining a flexible organization: An impact assessment.
[P] Burchert, Joanna. Do learning fields promote learning transfer? Theories and implementations in Germany.
[P] Cendon, Eva. Reflective practice and action research: Interaction of theory and practice in the process of knowledge production.
[P] Deitmer, Ludger. Praktika as bridge between academic and vocational learning: From acquisition of work experience towards practice-based learning. [+ PPT in Annex]
[P] Dietzen, Agnes; Wünsche, Tom. Companies strategies for competence development and personnel recruitment within employment increasing fields.
[P] Eraut, Michael. Improving the quality of long-term (8-12 months) placements in higher education.
[P] Folvarochnyi, Igor. Comparative perspective of professional teacher training in Ukraine. [+ PPT in Annex]
[P] Geiben, Marthe; Grollmann, Philipp. Employers’ recruitment and induction practices in selected European countries: An indirect measure of quality of the VET system?
[P] Gulikers, Judith T.M. Does the client of the location make the difference in authentic assessment?.
[P] Henning Loeb, Ingrid; Berglund, Ingrid. Forming the apprenticeship track and the vocational introduction program: Disparities in new VET tracks with the policy of enhancing employability.
[P] Henriksen, Lars Bo. PBL and the question of real learning.
[P] Hofmaier, Bernd. Experience with an evaluation tool for practice-based learning (PBL). [+ PPT in Annex]
[P] Huchette, Michaël. What criteria do teachers use for the implementation of work placements? The case of French teachers in industrial fields.
[P] Hughes, Lewis B.; Hughes, Libby C. Social capital building within a human capital focussed VET system: An Australian case study strengthening the deaf community.
[P] Jørgensen, Christian Helms. Drop out in vocational education – institutional selection and social exclusion.
[P] Jørgensen, Christian Helms. Teachers learning in TVET: Transfer, transition and transformation.
[P] Jourdan, Christian; Huchette, Michaël. What do students say about what they learn from work experience? The case of French vocational education for the building industry.
[P] Kämäräinen, Pekka. Development of practice-based learning across Europe – From basic activities and comparative analyses to mutual learning. [+ PPT in Annex]
[P] Khaled, Anne; Gulikers, Judith; Biemans, Harm; Mulder, Martin. Learning for new outcomes in professional contexts: Positioning practical simulations.
[P] Kimmelmann, Nicole. How can professional teachers support their learners’ vocational literacy?
[P] Köth, Christiane; Lecamus, Marlene. Exchange visits of foreign apprentices in the aerospace industry: An evaluation of strengths, weaknesses and challenges. [+ PPT in Annex]
[P] Kupper, Hendrik; Kleijn, Anja. Methodology for monitoring innovation policy concerning sectoral vocational education.
[P] Lasonen, Johanna; Cools, Carine; Teräs, Marianne. Migrant women’s access to work and education: A Finnish case reflected with European research literature.
[P] Lindberg, Lisbeth. The role of mathematics in the future VET programmes in Sweden compared to the previous.
[P] Lübcke, Eileen. “Is this truly you?” – Videoplatform “” as a tool for school-to-work transition between web2.0 culture and traditional education system.
[P] Marks-Maran, Diane. Do learning fields promote learning transfer?: A case study in the use of simulation in a vocational programme.
[P] Morton, Pat; Collins, Jill; Eaton, Denise. Challenging careers: Widening horizons for young people through work experience.
[P] Nederstigt, Willem; Mulder, Martin. Competence-based education in Indonesia.
[P] Nikolai, Rita; Ebner, Christian. The links between vocational training and higher education in Switzerland, Austria, and Germany.
[P] Normand, Carey. An overview of the literature on European education policy on life long learning: The Scottish solution.
[P] Oonk, Carla; Beers, P.J.; Wesselink, Renate; Mulder, Martin. Roles and tasks of higher education teachers in the regional atelier.
[P] Rose, Jo. How “joined up” are education partnerships? A continuum of partnership working in 14-19 education in England.
[P] Rottermann, Benno. When success is taken out of an individual’s hands: Whole-population data on the Swiss federal vocational education and training diploma examination system.
[P] Spierings, A.G.A.M.; Meerman, M.G.M. Transition of HR graduates to the urban labour market: Start of careers in times of economic recession.
[P] Stamm, Margrit; Niederhauser, Michael; Leumann Sow, Seraina; Kost, Jakob; Williner, Michaela. People with migration background as ascenders: Factors of success in vocational training and their way into professional work.
[P] Stenström, Marja-Leena; Nikkanen, Pentti; Itkonen, Kari. Regional cooperation of SMEs with VET instititions in central Finland.
[P] Verdu, Jean-Philippe; Huchette, Michaël. Teacher’s perceptions of facilitators and barriers for implementation of alternated training.
[P] Votava, Jiri; Husa, Jiri. Learning requirements in initial and further vocational education among rural and urban inhabitants in the Czech Republic.
[P] Wesselink, Renate; Boer, Klaas; Oonk, Carla; Beers, P.J. Regional ateliers and the levels of participation of educational vocational institutions in the Netherlands.
[P] Xiang, Jifa. Can agricultural labour adjustment occur through continuing vocational education and training in China.

Reference to papers (due to be) published elsewhere:

[P] Hof, Stefanie; Strupler, Mirjam; Wolter, Stefan. Career changers in teaching jobs: A case study based on the Swiss vocational education system (IZA Discussion Paper No 5806, June 2011).
[P] Kammermann, Marlise; Stalder, Barbara; Hättich, Achim. Two-year apprenticeships – a successful model of training? (JVET 2011, 63, 3).
[P] Mulder, Martin; Eppink, Hansje; Akkermans, Leonoor. Competence-based education as an innovation in East-Africa.
[P] Schweri, Juerg; Trede, Ines. Career decisions of Swiss qualified carers.


PPT presentations (those related to papers in the Proceedings above are particularly marked: [PPT]>P!)

[PPT] Brockmann, Michaela; Clarke, Linda; Winch, Christopher. From trade and job to occupation: The changing status of the European bricklayer. (Link to file expected shortly!)
 [PPT]>P! Deitmer, Ludger. Praktika in university education as a bridge between science and profession.
 [PPT] Deitmer, Ludger; Kämäräinen, Pekka; Heinemann, Lars. Quality criteria for establishing work based learning within in-company learning arrangements.
 [PPT] Fleige, Marion; Käpplinger, Bernd. Sustaining evidence-based policy in continuing education.
 [PPT]>P! Folvarochnyi, Igor. Comparative perspective of professional teacher training in Ukraine.
 [PPT]>P! Hofmaier, Bernd. Experience with an evaluation tool for practice-based learning (PBL).
 [PPT]>P! Kämäräinen, Pekka. Development of practice-based learning across Europe: From basic activities and comparative analyses to mutual learning.
 [PPT]>P! Köth, Christiane. Exchange visits of foreign apprentices and skilled workers in the aerospace industry: An evaluation of strengths, weaknesses and challenges.
 [PPT] Maguire, Sue; Laczik, Andrea; White, Caroline. Earning and Learning: A case study of young people in employment in a sub-region of England.
 [PPT] White, Caroline; Laczik, Andrea. Engaging disaffected learners through work related learning in England.

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