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Routledge
25 February 2020
Vocational Education in the Nordic Countries: Learning from Diversity is the second of two books that disseminates new and systematic knowledge on the strengths and weaknesses of the different models of vocational education and training (VET) in four Nordic countries. Vocational education in Europe has resisted standardisation to a higher degree than other fields of education, and during the last decade, there has been a growth in international, comparative VET research. While the Nordic countries provide an ideal case for comparative education studies, the literature in English on the Nordic VET systems is at present very limited.

This book provides thorough examinations of VET in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Each section examines the current challenges for VET, compares how these challenges are managed, and explores recent reforms and institutional innovations. Contributors also analyse institutions and policies at the national level and include comparative studies of two occupations at the micro-level in the four countries. The book explores what can be learned from the diversity of the VET systems in the Nordic countries, which otherwise have many similarities and share a common heritage in education policy.

This volume will help strengthen the knowledge base required for transnational policy learning, and for developing vocational education internationally for the future. As a result, the book will be of interest to researchers, academics and postgraduate students involved in the study of vocational education, educational studies and educational policy, as well as policy makers.
Edited by:   Christian Helms Jorgensen (Roskilde University Denmark), Ole Johnny Olsen (University of Bergen, Norway), Daniel Persson Thunqvist (Linkoeping University)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   367g
ISBN:   9780367487812
ISBN 10:   0367487810
Pages:   188
Publication Date:   25 February 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Christian Helms Jorgensen is Professor MSO, at Roskilde University in Denmark and leader of the Nord-VET project. Ole Johnny Olsen is Professor at Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Norway. Daniel Persson Thunqvist is an Associate Professor in Sociology at Linkoeping University, Department for Behavioural Science and Learning, Linkoeping, Sweden.

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