Search for dissertations about: "vocational education and training"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words vocational education and training.

  1. 1. Education, Stratification and Reform : Educational Institutions in Comparative Perspective

    Author : Marcus Österman; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Jan Teorell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Detracking; Education; Educational institutions; Educational inequalities; Education policy; Educational reform; Educational systems; Equality; Political economy; Political Parties; Social Trust; Tracking; Vocational education; Vocational training; Varieties of Capitalism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The main argument of this thesis is that research has to take the institutional character of education seriously. Educational institutions carry considerable weight for outcomes of education and their design is a matter of intense political debate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training in Mozambique : Contexts, policies, pedagogies and contradictions

    Author : Alzira Andre Munguambe Manuel; Oleg Popov; Mikael Palme; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult education; Cultural Historical Activity Theory; empowerment; life skills; Non-Formal Education; professionalisation; vocational education and training; Vuxenutbildning; kulturhistorisk aktivitetsteiri; egenmakt; livskunskap; icke-formell utbildning; professionalisering; yrkesutbildning; pedagogiskt arbete; educational work;

    Abstract : Education and training in Mozambique are considered to be a ‘right’ and a ‘duty’ for all its citizens. Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training (NFVET) has been promoted to increase educational opportunities for more citizens, particularly the most vulnerable groups- the out of school and unemployed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrated teaching for expanded vocational knowing : Studies in the Swedish upper secondary Health and social care program

    Author : Maria Christidis; Lázaro Moreno Herrera; Marianne Teräs; Janet Mattsson; Petri Nokelainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Vocational education and training; nursing; upper secondary; Health and social care program; higher education; nursing programme; integrated teaching; vocational knowing; vocational contextualization; expanded vocational knowing; vocational literacy; Cultural historical activity theory; New literacy studies; didaktik; Didactics;

    Abstract : Integrated teaching is emphasized in Swedish upper secondary vocational education and training, for managing sociocultural and historical changes related to: a) increased demands on future competent health care workers, b) educational reforms, c) altered conditions for vocational teachers’ work, and d) vocational contextualization of teaching and learning content. However, national curricula from 1970, 1994, and 2011 recommend integrated teaching as a solution without any specific concretization of what integration could or should contribute with. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knowledge in VET curricula and power in society and labour market : Policy and practice: demands-based and employer-driven Swedish higher vocational education

    Author : Johanna Köpsén; Per Andersson; Sofia Nyström; Leesa Wheelahan; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Vocational education and training; Knowledge; Curriculum; Education policy; Yrkesutbildning; Kunskap; Läroplan; Utbildningspolitik;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a study of knowledge in vocational education and training (VET), the circumstances for its selection and transmission and how these circumstances are shaped by both national policy and local organisation.The study is set within the Swedish state-funded post-secondary VET system called Higher Vocational Education (HVE) and it entails investigations into both national policy and local practice in programme provision. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative Studies of Vocational Education and Training

    Author : Hrvoje Kap; Ola Sjöberg; Christian Helms Jørgensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; vocational education and training; educational programme; comparative; life chances; rights; contracts; opportunity; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introduction and three studies, which are comparative sociological and institutional analyses of a number of countries' publicly regulated vocational education and training systems at upper secondary and post-secondary level. Official regulation of programme content and curricula - the main empirical material - is interpreted, and focus is directed on aspects which distinguish between, among others, general and vocational elements of teaching, learning and training. READ MORE