Vocational Pedagogy: What it is, why it matters and how to put it into practice

Lucas, Bill (2014) Vocational Pedagogy: What it is, why it matters and how to put it into practice. UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Bonn, Germany.

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Abstract

The 2014 Education for All Global Monitoring Report on teaching and learning reminded us that there is a global learning crisis and that the quality of education is at the centre of it. The quality of education largely depends on good teachers. This is particularly evident in technical and vocational education and training, where TVET teachers have a distinctive role to play in improving the quality of education. Quality TVET teachers are those with both expert knowledge in their field and who have the ability to transfer this knowledge to their students. However, we too often forget to discuss this important question: how to teach TVET? To further our understanding of vocational pedagogy, UNESCO-UNEVOC organized a virtual conference from 12 to 26 May 2014 on the UNEVOC e-Forum. Moderated by Professor Bill Lucas, Director of the Centre for Real- World Learning, Professor of Learning at the University of Winchester (United Kingdom) and co-creator of the Expansive Education Network, this virtual conference explored what vocational pedagogy is, why it matters and how teachers can put it into practice.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: Report of the UNESCO-UNEVOC virtual conference 12 - 26 May 2014. ISBN 978-92-95071-72-8
Uncontrolled Keywords: vocational training; vocational pedagogy
Subjects: X Education > X290 Research & study skills in education not elsewhere classified
X Education > X900 Others in education
Depositing User: Carole Johnson
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2016 08:25
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2016 08:25
URI: http://repository.winchester.ac.uk/id/eprint/67

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