From guiding apprentices to teaching students: fundamental challenges in the identity transition from occupational practitioner to vocational educator


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Author: Sarastuen, Nora Kolkin


The transition from occupational practitioner to vocational educator means moving from the logic of production to the logic of teaching; the purpose of knowledge changes from enhancing production to enhancing learning. This process touches issues of transmitting vocational knowledge from a workplace context to a school context; it has been explored in the literature, but few studies have focused on transmitting vocational knowledge from the perspectives of guiding in a workplace to teaching in a classroom. This article reports a study on the preparation of Norwegian trainee teachers in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Vocational education and training; Higher education

Keywords: Vocational teachers; Teacher training; Practitioners; Adult learning

Geographic subjects: Norway; Europe

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2020

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Journal volume: 13

Journal number: 2

Journal date: July 2020

Pages: pp. 245-261

ISSN: 1874-785X, 1874-7868 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 140.479

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