is to draw your attention to two recent web-based publications on
of VET and HRD in Europe: the proceedings of discussion at ECER
and a comparative analysis of research communities related to ECER
the HRD conference.
issues of European learning and work were addressed in the
provided by the European Network on Vocational Education and
Research (VETNET) as part of the European Conference on
Research (ECER) 2005 in Dublin. Highlights of this programme
presented in the proceedings of the following major sessions:
European are Europe's work and learning policies?
Setting the European VET research agenda
European and national research networks
proceedings include links to full-text contributions and to
of the discussion. You can find the full version on the page
and a pdf version with an overview and the discussion in the
with its VETNET programme and the HRD conference are major annual
events, which have a lot of common themes, yet largely separate
of participants. A comparative analysis of these
covering the period 2000 to 2004, has been done to
issues and trends in recent developments of European
communities in VET and HRD.
analysis, which is based on the author's active involvement in
European partnerships and networks, has been carried out in
with projects and activities supported by Cedefop and the
Forum of HRD. A flyer of the resulting publication is
(ECER-HRD-F1.pdf); the corresponding page, which includes the
publication for downloading, is given below:
always, your comments are welcome!
best wishes for the new year