VET teachers' learning in feminised vocations: a comparative study of Swedish floristry and hairdressing teachers

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Author: Gafvels, Camilla

Abstract:

This article explores the continuing professional learning of Swedish hairdressing and floristry teachers, based on semi-structured interviews with six experienced female teachers. The research question that guided the work asks what continuing professional learning do experienced floristry and hairdressing teachers undertake in relation to their vocational field and to pedagogy. The analysis applies concepts from the theory of practice architectures, and focuses upon the sayings, doings and relatings that surface in the interview data. The findings indicate that the [vocational educatin...  [+] Show more

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

Keywords: Vocational teachers; Professional development; Pedagogics; Workplace learning; Education and training opportunity; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Sweden; Europe

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2020

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Also called: Vocational education and training teachers' learning in feminised vocations: a comparative study of Swedish floristry and hairdressing teachers

Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 1

Journal date: April 2020

Pages: pp. 55-67

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

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 142.711

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