We are glad that Hossein Mahdizadeh is with us for a month. Hossein graduated from ECS some years ago, and want to catch up with his line of research. We expect Hossein to come to the Netherlands on a regular basis.
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Met with Zoe Sternberg and Stephany Astill from Taylor and Francis in Oxford to discuss the Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension (JAEE). We have discussed the name change of the journal, but did not reach consensus. The point is that both agricultural education and extension are experiencing a revival worldwide. I wrote about this in my editorial pieces in the JAEE. Our alternative, Education and Communication for Innovation is perceived as being too general. A title change is also bad for citation analysis, so we decided to keep the title the same for a while. We will further work on quality improvement and citations to the journal in 2012. Continue reading Meeting with Taylor and Francis staff on JAEE
Mi-Ok and her family visited the Netherlands after 6 years. Nice visit and very good lunch. Thanks.
The board of the Division Vocational Corporate and Adult Education of the Netherlands Educational Research Association met at ECS on December 20. Firm decision were taken: 1. there will be new elections; 2. Loek Nieuwenhuis and Renate Wesselink will stay in the board and make an outline for renewal of the division; 3. Renate will run for chair of the Division; 4. the name of the division will be updated keeping in mind that the division is a research division for vocational and corporate education experts who are in or interested in research; 5. new candidate board members will be approached; they will be asked to organise activities which are interesting for the membership. Continue reading VOR BBV Board Visited ECS
Impression from the INSEE conference September 2011, New Delhi, India Continue reading INSEE Conference 2011
Impressions of part of ECS after the Research Policy Meeting on September 20, 2011 in Wageningen Continue reading 2011-09 Part of ECS after the Research Policy Meeting
Impressions of the VETNET-programma at the ECER conference 13-16 September 2011 in Berlin Continue reading 2011-09 VETNET-programma at the ECER conference, Berlin
Impressions of the Innovations for Competence Management Conference, May 19-20 2011, Lahti, Finland Continue reading 2011-05 Innovations for Competence Management Conference, Lahti, Finland
Impressions of the Western Balkans TAIEX meeting on EU VET Policy in Brussels, Committee of the Regions, Van Maerlandt, May 02-04, 2011 Continue reading 2011-05 Western Balkans TAIEX meeting on EU VET Policy in Brussels
Impressions of the Western Balkans Rural Extension Network Project Annual Conference and Project Meetings, Skopje, Macedonia, April 18-20 2011 Continue reading 2011-04 Western Balkans Rural Extension Network Project Annual Conference and Project Meetings, Skopje, Macedonia