Enhancing teaching and learning in the Dutch vocational education system: reforms enacted

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Author: Bruijn, Elly de; Billett, Stephen; Onstenk, Jeroen


This book discusses how the Dutch vocational education system has undergone significant waves of reform driven by global imperatives, national concerns and governmental policy goals. Like elsewhere, the impetuses for these reforms are directed to generating a more industry-responsive, locally-accountable and competence-based vocational education system. Each wave of reforms, however, has had particular emphases, and was directed to achieve particular policy outcomes. Yet, they are more than mere versions of what had or is occurring elsewhere. They are shaped by specific national...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance; Policy; Providers of education and training; Industry; Teaching and learning; Outcomes

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Policy analysis; Agency role; Government role; Institutional role; Educational program; Educational practice; VET in schools; Curriculum; Pedagogics; Competency based training; Relevance of education and training; Education industry relationship

Geographic subjects: Netherlands; Europe

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2017

Physical description: xx, 298 p.

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ISBN: 9783319507323; 9783319507347 (eBook)

ISSN: 2210-5549, 2210-5557 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Elly de Bruijn, Stephen Billett, Jeroen Onstenk, editors

Resource type: Book

Document number: TD/TNC 128.163

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