VETNET ECER 2001 Proceedings
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Marhuenda, Fernando
The consideration of relevant features for the processes of identity formation in current vet policies

The paper shows how current VET policies in European states -and their particular reliance on work experience schemes- do contribute or rather hinder the chances to develop professional identities in vocational education students. The paper uses the project concepts and models in order to see how they work in policies being implemented, and the extent to which them narrowly focus on skill formation or also take into account -as voices raising from the productive system increasingly demand -other elements contributing to an integral vocational education which lay at the very core of identities -engagement, interaction, recognition by one and the others, a sense of belonging and a sense of community -and which are not only learned, but also taught in different ways.

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Complete reference:
Manning, Sabine; Dif, M'hamed (eds.). 2001. VETNET ECER 2001 proceedings: Current research in European vocational education and human resource development. Berlin: Wissenschaftsforum Bildung und Gesellschaft e.V. [Internet: http://www.b.shuttle.de/wifo/vet/ecer01.htm].
 

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