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Esmond, Bill – Vocations and Learning, 2020
TVET educator roles and identities vary internationally, and are subject to repositioning, for example as the relative significance of institutions and the workplace change within national systems. In English apprenticeships, a key position has long been occupied by competence assessors, whose non-teaching role has related uneasily to those of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Adult Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
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Maxwell, Bronwen – Vocations and Learning, 2010
The aim of the paper is to advance understanding of in-service learning and skills sector trainee teachers' learning and propose ways of improving their learning. A conceptual framework is developed by extending Billett's ("International Journal of Educational Research" 47:232-240, 2008) conceptualisation of workplace learning, as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Skill Development, Workplace Learning
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Brockmann, Michaela; Clarke, Linda; Méhaut, Philippe; Winch, Christopher – Vocations and Learning, 2008
This paper examines the notion of "competence" in the VET systems of France and England. While both countries have developed "competence-based" approaches, underlying the similar terminology are distinct meanings, rooted in the countries' institutional structures and labour processes. A key distinction is identified between a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Competence, Knowledge Level