Assessment of vocational knowing: experiences from the Swedish pilot project with upper secondary apprenticeship 2008-2011

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Author: Berglund, Ingrid; Lindberg, Viveca


In 2008, a pilot project with apprenticeship as an alternative pathway of upper secondary vocational education (USVE) started in Sweden. This paper is based on a follow-up study 2009-2011, funded by the Swedish National Agency for Education (SNAE) focusing on pedagogical aspects of apprenticeship. We interpreted 'pedagogical aspects' as concerning teachers' curriculum work, i.e. the organisation and design of apprenticeship in relation to following aspects: division of labour between school and work; the content; the roles of teacher and supervisor; and follow-up and assessment of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Vocational education and training; Research; Apprenticeship; Providers of education and training

Keywords: VET in schools; Pilot project; Follow up study; Partnership in education and training; Vocational teachers

Geographic subjects: Sweden; Europe

Published: Nagoya, Japan: Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Nagoya University, 2012

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Journal volume: 9

Journal date: 2012

Pages: pp. 24-34

ISSN: 1348-4893

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 111.727

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