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Vocational Training: Research And Realities

Profesinis Rengimas: Tyrimai Ir Realijos

1 Issue per year

DE GRUYTER OPEN

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    ISSN
    2029-8447
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    Overview

    The Journal „Vocational training: research and reality“ is the scientific publication of Vytautas Magnus University with high reputation in national and international levels. It is published one time per year. The Journal is included in variety of International Data Bases.

    Vocational training here is understood as concept in broader sense and is concurrent with vocational teaching, learning and education. Research and reality means that research must reflect the contemporary realities in vocational training. The topic of ‘vocational training’ is concurrent with labour market, educational policy internationally and nationally. Findings of research in vocational training are the first step of information help in educational policy, when the change from unemployment to employability is pursued. The labour market permanently exposes new needs for skills, qualifications and competences then the research in vocational training is the first valid step by seeking for sustainable life, productivity and dignity.

    Research in vocational training and education includes the stage from secondary to higher education school. Though in different contexts may be studied different phenomena. Individuals and enterprises benefit from valid and reliable findings of research in vocational training and education. Such findings promote development of sustainable economy and society.

    The Journal accepts the original publications which represent the high quality in research methodology and English language. Manuscripts maybe empirical or theoretical and they could be prepared by single author, several authors or research team. The great attention is given to correctness of research methodology.

    The Journal accepts publications that represent the following topics:

    • Primary vocational training
    • Vocational teaching
    • Vocational training
    • Vocational education
    • Labour market
    • Participation of stakeholders and / or social partners in vocational training
    • Unemployment
    • Employment
    • Competences and competency
    • Qualifications
    • Curriculum in vocational training and education
    • Variety and diversity of professions
    • Professionalism
    • Specialist and generalist
    • Vocational or Professional identity
    • Philosophy of vocation or profession
    • Vocational or Professional values
    • Change in vocations or professions
    • Policy of vocational training and education
    • Mentorship and tutorship
    • Vocational or Professional mastership (mastery)
    • Apprenticeship
    • Subculture of vocation or profession
    • Culture of vocational training and education institution
    • Mastership and professionalism

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    Aims of the Journal :

    1. To foster interdisciplinary research in vocational education and it’s methodological innovativeness. The scope of the Journal is focused on the following research topics: 1) design and development of the initial VET and lifelong learning policies; 2) methodological approaches of VET curriculum design; 3) research of qualifications and competences; 4) quality assurance and development of initial VET and lifelong learning; 4) social partnership in the initial VET and lifelong learning; 5) teacher training and competence development.

    2. To increase the international reputation of the Journal and highlight its international recognition.

    3. To enhance cooperation and discussions among the scholars internationally and nationally.

    Why submit

    The topic of ‘vocational training’ is concurrent with labour market, educational policy internationally and nationally. Findings of research in vocational training are the first step of providing the information to educational policy and practices. The labour market permanently exposes new needs for skills, qualifications and competences then the research in vocational training is the first valid step by seeking for sustainable life, productivity and dignity of working persons. Research in vocational training and education includes the stage from secondary to higher education school. Though in different contexts may be studied different phenomena. Individuals and enterprises benefit from valid and reliable findings of research in vocational training and education. Such findings promote development of sustainable economy and society. Manuscripts maybe empirical or theoretical and they could be prepared by a single author, several authors or research team. The great attention is given to correctness of research methodology.

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    The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

    Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:
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    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Submit your manuscripts to the journal via email to v.zydziunaite@smf.vdu.lt

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    Editorial Information

    Editor-in-Chief
    Vilma Žydžiūnaitė, Vytautas Magnus University, LT

    Deputy/ Managing Editor
    Vaida Jurgilė, Vytautas Magnus University, LT

    Editorial Advisory Board
    NILZA MARIA VILHENA NUNES da COSTA, Aveiro University, PL
    LEONIDAS DONSKIS, ISM University of Management and Economics, LT
    TONE SÆVI, NLA Høgskolen, Bergen, NO

    Editors
    VIDMANTAS TŪTLYS, Vytautas Magnus University, LT  
    LINA KAMINSKIENĖ, Vytautas Magnus University, LT  
    ILONA TANDZEGOLSKIENĖ, Vytautas Magnus University, LT 
    IRENA STONKUVIENĖ, Vilnius University, LT
    LIUDMILA RUPŠIENĖ, Klaipėda University, LT  
    ASTA PUNDZIENĖ, Kaunas University of Technology, LT  
    ANITA LANKA, Riga Technical University, LV  
    DARINA VYBOHOVA, Metodicko-pedagogické centrum regionálne pracovisko Banská Bystrica, SK
    GERALD STRAKA, University Bremen, D
    ERIC FRIES GUGGENHEIM, University of Strasbourg, FR
    DEJAN HOZJAN, International institute IBIS, SI
    EVELINE WUTKE, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, D
    IRENA GRUGULIS, Bradford University School of Management, UK
    JÜRGEN VAN BUER, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, DE
    JEAN-LUC PATRY, University of Salzburg, AT
    REMIGIJUS BUBNYS, Šiauliai University, LT

    Language Editors
    Eilina Dailidienė, Vytautas Magnus University, LT

    Publisher
    DE GRUYTER OPEN
    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland
    T: +48 22 701 50 15

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