2 - HRD/VET and related research fields
cross-disciplinary nature of HRD/VET research is reflected in the institutional
context of related research fields. Mostly, HRD/VET research is linked
with educational studies, followed by economics (incl. business studies),
sociology (incl. political studies) and work related studies (incl. technology/
ICT) - [Figure 2a]. A substantial part of the institutions cover several
related fields [Figure 2b], above all linking HRD/VET with both economics
and sociology. Only a small group of institutions is concerned with HRD/VET
(mostly VET) on its own [Figures 2a/b].
to assess the linkage of HRD/VET with contextual fields of research? Does
this make HRD/VET research more prosperous or more dependent?
of field related to HRD/VET within institutions (percentage of total =176;
of HRD/VET related fields within individual institutions (proportion of