Monthly Archives: August 2016

Impressions ECER-VETNET 2016: Ludger Deitmer Honorary Network Member

Impressions form the ECER-VETNET sessions in Dublin, August 23-25, 2016. Pending ratification by the EERA Council, Ludger Deitmer was awarded the Honorary Network Membership by VETNET itself for his sustained, unique and visible contribution to the Network. Congrats, and well-deserved. (I … Continue reading

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Dual systems of vocational education

On August 24 VETNET organised a lively panel discussion on Dual systems of Vocational Education in various European countries. I had prepared a PPT for this panel, but it was not needed to present PPTs. So, I used it as … Continue reading

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Distinct Contributions of Educational Researchers in VETNET

On August 23 the opening session of VETNET at the ECER conference in Dublin took place where I gave a presentation on Distinct Contributions of Educational Researchers in VETNET. The PPT of this presentation can be downloaded from here. Share your reactions … Continue reading

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Success by Competence, Confidence, and Character

Tina Wadhwa, in the Business insider, posted on 18 August, 2016, that Val Carlotti (Head of The Securities Division Institutional Client Group and Senior Partner of Goldman Sachs) said that it is all about the 3 C’s: Competence, Confidence, and … Continue reading

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Article of Elsbeth Spelt et al. on interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering in higher education – Available online

The article ‘A multidimensional approach to examine student interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering in higher education’ in the European Journal of Engineering Education is published online. Download your copy for free (up to 50 free downloads allowed by publisher): … Continue reading

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Distinct Contributions of Educational Researchers in VETNET

Preparing for the VETNET opening session at the ECER conference in, Dublin, August 23, 2016, I am already posting the list of key terms used in session titles during the VETNET programs during 2006 to 2016. It gives an interesting … Continue reading

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Manuscript on interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering accepted for publication

The manuscript entitled “A multidimensional approach to examine student interdisciplinary learning in science and engineering in higher education” by Elsbeth  Spelt et al. is accepted for publication by the European Journal of Engineering Education. More will follow later.

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