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ERIC Number: EJ1146730
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jun
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2353-9518
Innovative Approaches to Vocational Education Teachers' Training within the Educational Space of European Countries
Marynchenko, Yevhenii
Comparative Professional Pedagogy, v7 n2 p81-85 Jun 2017
The article examines the main approaches to content, forms and methods of training future teachers of vocational education in Europe. It has been found that the structure and content according to national traditions and European standards have led to success of European vocational education. It has been proved that training is practice-oriented, has a solid fundamental basis and is interdisciplinary, effectively contributes to the forming of a professional outlook. We have identified common trends in training teachers of vocational education: flexible training programs based on a broad concept of competence and establishment of closer links between education institutions and research laboratories; greater attention to quality control through a large diversity in the education content; increasing autonomy of education institutions that widens their perspectives, obligatory research and innovation projects within training of future vocational education teachers, diversity of forms and methods of professional training that develops creative innovative thinking, the importance of using ICTs in the training. All these aspects prove innovative nature of European education and great opportunities for training future vocational education teachers' readiness for creative professional activity.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden; Germany
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