From craftsmanship and novices to 3D printing and an ageing workforce: is vocational education and training (VET) research keeping pace with change as well as continuity in work?

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Author: Unwin, Lorna

Abstract:

Changes in work technologies, the way work is organized, and the nature, distribution and utilization of occupational skills and knowledge have always had an impact on [vocational education and training] VET practice and policy. VET research is concerned with exploring continuity as well as change. This chapter offers a reflection on how the interplay of change and continuity might require a more substantive and relational approach across the VET landscape. It questions whether VET researchers are sufficiently concerned with the life and practices of contemporary workplaces. The chapter...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Research; Employment; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Workplace change; Researchers; Research needs; Pedagogics; Ageing workforce

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Also called: From craftsmanship and novices to three dimensional printing and an ageing workforce: is vocational education and training (VET) research keeping pace with change as well as continuity in work?

Pages: pp. 461-472

Related items: TD/TNC 127.632

ISBN: 9783319478548 (print); 9783319478562 (ebook)

ISSN: 1871-3041

Notes:
The monograph from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.632.

Resource type: Book chapter

Call number: TD/TNC 127.657

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