Afterword: a fresh look at workplace learning for VET teachers


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Author: Smith, Erica


The expertise and professionalism of teachers is vital in vocational education and training (VET), as it is in any other education sector. As 'dual professionals', VET teachers need to keep abreast of their industry or discipline area as well as maintaining and improving their pedagogical skills and knowledge. VET workplaces (colleges and vocational schools) are important sites of learning for these matters. This paper draws together and analyses the findings from the other papers in this special issue, finding that VET workplaces contribute to teachers' learning both as a part of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Vocational teachers; Professional development; Pedagogics; Workplace learning; Workplace education and training

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2020

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Also called: Afterword: a fresh look at workplace learning for vocational education and training teachers

Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 1

Journal date: April 2020

Pages: pp. 84-92

ISSN: 1448-0220, 2204-0544 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 142.713

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