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Maxwell, Bronwen – Vocations and Learning, 2010
The aim of the paper is to advance understanding of in-service learning and skills sector trainee teachers' learning and propose ways of improving their learning. A conceptual framework is developed by extending Billett's ("International Journal of Educational Research" 47:232-240, 2008) conceptualisation of workplace learning, as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Skill Development, Workplace Learning
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Brockmann, Michaela; Clarke, Linda; Méhaut, Philippe; Winch, Christopher – Vocations and Learning, 2008
This paper examines the notion of "competence" in the VET systems of France and England. While both countries have developed "competence-based" approaches, underlying the similar terminology are distinct meanings, rooted in the countries' institutional structures and labour processes. A key distinction is identified between a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Competence, Knowledge Level