Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects

Description

The purpose of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects Book Series is to meet the needs of those interested in an in-depth analysis of current developments concerning various aspects of education for the world of work with particular reference to technical and vocational education and training. The Series examines areas that are at the ‘cutting edge’ of the field and are innovative in nature. It presents best and innovative practice, explore controversial topics and uses case studies as examples.
The audience includes policy makers, practitioners, administrators, planners, researchers, teachers, teacher educators, students and colleagues in other fields interested in learning about TVET, in both developed and developing countries, countries in transition and countries in a post-conflict situation.
The Series complements the Interna

tional Handbook of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, with the elaboration of specific topics, themes and case studies in greater breadth and depth than is possible in the Handbook. Topics covered include: training for the informal economy in developing countries; education of adolescents and youth for academic and vocational work; financing education for work; lifelong learning in the workplace; women and girls in technical and vocational education and training; effectively harnessing ICT’s in support of TVET; planning of education systems to promote education for the world of work; recognition, evaluation and assessment; education and training of demobilized soldiers in post-conflict situations; TVET research; and, school to work transition. Book proposals for this series may be submitted to the Publishing Editor: Lawrence Liu E-mail: lawrence.liu@springer.com

Series Editor-in-Chief:
Rupert Maclean, QAPCO Professional Chair in Vocational Studies, and UNESCO Chair on TVET and Sustainable Development, Office for Applied Research and Innovation, College of the North Atlantic-Qatar

Associate Editors:
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VET Research Group, University of Bremen, Germany
Karen Evans, Institute of Education, University of London, United Kingdom

Editorial Advisory Board:
Bob Adamson, The Education University of Hong Kong, China
David Atchoarena, Division for Education Strategies and Capacity Building, UNESCO, France
András Benedek, Ministry of Employment and Labour, Hungary

Paul Benteler, Stahlwerke Bremen, Germany
Michel Carton, NORRAG c/o Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland
Chris Chinien, Workforce Development Consulting, Canada
Claudio De Moura Castro, Faculade Pitágoras, Brazil
Michael Frearson, SQW Consulting, United Kingdom
Lavinia Gasperini, Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy
Philipp Grollmann, Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BiBB), Germany
W. Norton Grubb, University of California, USA
Dennis R. Herschbach, University of Maryland, USA
Oriol Homs, Centre for European Investigation and Research in the Mediterranean Region, Spain
Moo-Sub Kang, Korean Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Bonaventure W. Kerre, Moi University, Kenya
Günter Klein, German Aerospace Centre, Germany
Wilfried Kruse, Dortmund Technical University, Germany
Jon Lauglo, University of Oslo, Norway
Alexander Leibovich, Institute for Vocational Education and Training Development, Russian Federation
Robert Lerman, Urban Institute, USA
Naing Yee Mar, GIZ, Myanmar
Munther Wassef Masri, National Centre for Human Resources Development, Jordan
Phillip McKenzie, Australian Council for Educational Research, Australia
Margarita Pavlova, Education University of Hong Kong, China
Theo Raubsaet, Centre for Work, Training and Social Policy, The Netherlands
Barry Sheehan, Melbourne University, Australia
Madhu Singh, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, Germany
Jandhyala Tilak, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, India
Pedro Daniel Weinberg, formerly Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (ILO/CINTERFOR), Uruguay
Adrian Ziderman, Bar-llan University, Israel