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Meeting with Taylor and Francis staff on JAEE

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

VOR BBV Board Visited ECS

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