Learning for Jobs: Flexibile Learning in Vocational Education and Training

  • Jana Petnuchová Institute of Engineering Pedagogy Faculty of Materials Science Trnava, Slovak Republic
  • Roman Hrmo Institute of Engineering Pedagogy Faculty of Materials Science Trnava, Slovak Republic

Abstract

The article describes importance of vocational education and training (VET) which can play a central role in preparing young people for work, developing the skills of adults and responding to the labour market needs of the economy. The aim of this article is to highlight the definitions and understandings of vocational education and training (VET). Countries are now giving the long-neglected topic of vocational education and training dramatically increased profiles, reflecting recognition of its economic function. The aim of this article is to highlight the definitions and understandings of vocational education and training (VET). Personal philosophy of learning is based on a person´s own fundamental values. It should provide answers to the following questions: Why should I study continuously? Where will success leads to and who will be beneficiaries? Will it be enough if I benefit from process myself or do I want to help other people to succeed?

 

Keywords - education, vocational education and training, vocational teacher and trainer, labour market, qualification

References

Botkin, W., Mahdi, J., & M E, (1979). No limts to Learning: Bridging the Human Gap. New York: Pergamon Press.

Cedefop, (2008). Future Skills needs in Europe-Meduim term-forecast ,Office for Official. Publications of the European Communities,Luxembourg,

in, L. . Learning in Vocatonal Teacher Education.Handbook for Assessors. Leonardo da Vinci project “Transfer of Innovative Methodology for teachers´ Prior Learning“.No .LLP-LdV-TOI- LLT-OOO4. Tallina : Printing House: Baltic Print. : Banner.

Hagstrom, A. (1997). in the Learning Society; Report of the Theme Conference of the European Year of Lifelong Learning. Espoo and Rovaniemi.

Levy, F., & Murnane, R. J. (2004). Education and the changing job market.Educational leadership. , 62(2), 80-83.

Markkula, M., & Suurla, R. (2000). 2000 Passioin to learn- Benchmarking good Lifelong Practice. (9). Espoo: International Association for Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE. Finland: Dipoli.

Oecd, (2009). Education at the Glance.OECD. Paris: Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.

Pont, B., & Werquin, (2000). Literacy in a Thousand Words. The OECD Observer, No,

Schneeberger, (2007). . A.(2007) Hemmende und fornderde Faktoren der Lehrlingsufnahme, Ergenisse einer Lehrbetriebsbefragung,IBW-Bildung and Wirthschaft No, 41,
Published
2012-08-04
How to Cite
PETNUCHOVÁ, Jana; HRMO, Roman. Learning for Jobs: Flexibile Learning in Vocational Education and Training. JPAIR Multidisciplinary Research, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 1, aug. 2012. ISSN 2244-0445. Available at: <http://www.philair.ph/publication/index.php/jpair/article/view/19>. Date accessed: 21 sep. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.7719/jpair.v9i1.19.
Section
Articles