Teachers' perceptions of teaching in workplace simulations in vocational education

In a large-scale top-down innovation operation in the Netherlands, workplace simulations have been implemented in vocational schools, where students are required to work independently and self-direct their learning. However, research has shown that the success of such large-scale top-down innovations depends on how well their execution in schools matches the theoretical plans and goals. Given that teachers play a crucial role in translating innovative concepts to educational practice, their perceptions of teaching in these environments may provide useful information about how to best match the ... Show more

Authors: Jossberger, Helen; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; Wiel, Margje W. J. van de; Boshuizen, Henny

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands, Springer, 2015

Resource type: Article

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