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Steno, Anne Mia; Friche, Nanna – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2015
The purpose of this article is to examine how media-generated professional identities in the culinary sector are reflected in Danish male cookery students' narratives about their own identity, experiences and expectations about the trade. Hence, this study takes its starting point in studies that show how the broad popularity of the culinary…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Role Models, Masculinity, Males
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Juul, Ida; Jorgensen, Christian Helms – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2011
Vocational education and training in Denmark is based on the dual system and the apprenticeship model and in many ways constitutes a success story. Since the 1930s, the social partners have had a decisive influence on the VET system through the principle of occupational self-governance, and this is a major reason why the dual system has survived…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Vocational Education
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Gvaramadze, Irakli – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2010
The main objective of the paper was to address the relevance of adult vocational skills-upgrading strategies for low-skilled workers. The research was based on an identification of core elements such as time, cost and access which define and impact on formulation and implementation of adult vocational skills-upgrading strategies. The literature…
Descriptors: Unskilled Workers, Foreign Countries, Educational Opportunities, Skill Development
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Tanggaard, Lene – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2005
This article considers teaching and learning as a collaborative enterprise in the workplace. The empirical data have been extracted from a field study among apprentices engaged in electromechanical vocational training and education in a major Danish industrial company. Typically, studies of apprenticeship learning do not view aspects of teaching…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Vocational Education, Cooperative Learning, Teacher Collaboration