Cases, Concepts and Challenges
Edited By Esther Berner and Philipp Gonon
Understanding today’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) systems requires a comprehension of the rise and development, i.e. of the foundations of topical VET. This book provides a comparative view of its development in Europe. The contributions of renowned authors give insight into conceptual questions, cases and challenges in this field.
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- Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2016. 604 pp., 16 b/w ill., 6 coloured ill.
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- Table of Contents
- Introduction to a History of Vocational Education and Training in Europe: Cases, Concepts and Challenges
- Part One: Concepts
- The Social Conventions of Guidance as a Major Component of Lifelong Learning Systems. A French-Danish-British Comparison
- The Genesis of Vocational Education in Switzerland from the Perspective of Justification Theory: On the Development of a Dual Vocational Education Model in the Cantons of Geneva and Lucerne
- The Political Economy of Educational and Vocational Training Reforms in Western Europe from a Historical Perspective
- The Pathway to the Swiss Federal Vocational Baccalaureate
- The Antagonism in Commercial Training: Vocational and Liberal Education. The Development of the Commercial School of the Trade Guild Hall in Gotha (1817–1902)
- “Muddling Through” Once Again – The Long Term Development of the Dualistic Austrian VET System
- Vocational School Policy in Germany in the Context of Securing State Legitimacy
- Negotiating the Pedagogical Value of School and Work – A Historical Perspective on Pedagogical Development in Swedish VET
- On the Genealogy of the Subject of Industrial Work: Training and Testing as Subjectification Practices (1900–1935)
- Every Picture Tells a Story. Historical Research on Vocational Education and Training
- Vocational Education: For Livelihood, Knowledge or Companionship?
- Part Two: Cases
- Policy for the Middle Classes vs. the Vichy Dictatorship. A Comparison of the Origins of State-Controlled Education for Workers in Germany and France
- Seeking Models: Germany or France? Where the Paradise of Vocational Training was to be found in 1860–1940
- Solving the Crisis. VET as an Economic Policy (France, from the Long Depression to the Second Oil Crisis)
- Same, but different – The Emergence of VET in three Nordic Countries
- Towards the Enhancement of School-Based VET in Finland
- The Case of the Norwegian VET – Origins and Early Development 1860–1930
- Modern Apprenticeship and Teknikcollege: Historical Roots of two Current Features of Swedish Vocational Education
- The Development of Statistics in the VET Domain in Switzerland: Issues and Difficulties between 1880 and 1930
- There Is No Outside to the System: Paternalism and Protest in Swiss Vocational Education and Training, 1950–1980
- Schools for Workers? Industrial and Artistic Industrial Schools in Italy (1861–1913)
- Part Three: Challenges
- Educational Systems Research: Intention, Scope, Desiderata. A Vocational-Pedagogy and Historical Comment
- The German VET System and Labour Market Segregation by Gender: A Historical Perspective
- The Integration of Female-Dominated VET Programmes in Health and Social Care into the Common Collective Skills System in Norway
- Comparison of Historical Development Pathways of Initial Vocational Education and Training in Lithuania and Germany: How Does History Matter for Policy Learning?
- Explaining Diverging VET Systems and Approaches in the Post-War Construction Sector: The Examples of Britain and the Federal Republic of Germany
- Evolution and Challenges of the Spanish VET System: From a School-Based to a Work-Based Approach
- Permeability in Two-Year Training Occupations in Germany: From Basic Training to Promotion of Lifelong Learning – a View at Historical and Current Developments
- List of Contributors
- Series index
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