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This Handbook provides a state-of –the art overview of the field of workplace learning from a global perspective. The authors are all well-placed theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners in this burgeoning field , which cuts across higher education, vocational education and training, post-compulsory secondary schooling, and lifelong education. The volume provides a broad–based, yet incisive analysis of the range of theory, research, and practical developments in workplace learning. The SAGE Handbook of Workplace Learning draws together a wide range of views, theoretical dispositions, and assertions and provides a leading-edge presentation by key writers and researchers with insight into the field and its current state.

Researching Workplace Learning in Europe
Researching workplace learning in Europe
Researching Workplace Learning in Europe

For a long time, in European educational research, issues related to work almost exclusively focused on vocational education and vocational training. A powerful association of researchers co-operated in a number of ways, of which VETNET — the European Research Network on Vocational Education and Training (Lasonen, 1999) — deserves particular recognition, because it brought together researchers from a large number of countries. The VETNET group was, and still is, extraordinarily prominent at the European Conference of Educational Research (ECER), the annual conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA), an organisation founded in 1994 aiming to foster co-operation between and among European associations and institutes of educational research, and international government organisations. ...

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