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Virtual conference on vocational pedagogy: teaching and learning in Technical and Vocational Education and Training

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UNESCO-UNEVOC is organizing a virtual conference to be held 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 will explore why vocational pedagogy maThis virtual conference to be held on the UNEVOC e-Forum will explore why vocational pedagogy matters, what it is and how teachers can put it into practice. Over a two-week period, the discussion will focus on what teaching and learning methods work best in TVET, how these may differ from general or academic education and how teachers can become more confident and competent in vocational pedagogy

UNESCO-UNEVOC is calling for e-Forum members and the global TVET community to share their experiences, practices and concerns on teaching and learning in TVET and is looking forward to hearing from policy makers, researchers, practitioners, and of course teachers and learners in TVET. The contributions will be synthesized and summarized into a report, which will provide directions for future research and programme work in this field.

The conference will be 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.


Details

Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 12.05.2014 09:00 local time
End 26.05.2014 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Majumdar, Shyamal
Organizer UNESCO-UNEVOC
Contact Lisa Freiburg, l.freiburg@unesco.org
Country Germany
City Bonn
Venue Online
Street
Room
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 150
Official Website UNEVOC
Link 1 Virtual conference on vocational pedagogy
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