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

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When, local time: 
Monday, 12 May 2014 - 9:00am to Monday, 26 May 2014 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Bonn, Germany
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Lisa Freiburg, l.freiburg@unesco.org

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.