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Europeanization in VET policy as a process of reshaping the educational space

By Krista Loogma

Abstract

The EU represents a transforming educational space, where national and supranational boundaries in educational governance are becoming blurred. The EU has become an important actor in educational governance and an important arena for policy learning and transfer. This paper explores how the process of reshaping the educational space manifests itself in the process of the Europeanization of VET policy in the case of Estonia. In Estonia, this process was followed by the growth of executive VET institutions and has developed from rather uncritical initial policy transfer to more active learning from the EU, although conformism can still be seen in cases of the introduction of standardizing policy tools. (DIPF/Orig.

Topics: Berufsausbildung, Weiterbildung, Europäisierung, Europäischer Bildungsraum, Bildungspolitik, Steuerung, Bildungseinrichtung, Bildungsreform, Europäischer Qualifikationsrahmen, Nationaler Qualifikationsrahmen, Europäisches Bildungsprogramm, Lebenslanges Lernen, Estland, Europäische Union, Vocational education and training, Vocational training, Continuing education, Further education, Europeanization, European educational area, Educational policy, Educational institution, Educational reform, European Qualification Framework, National Qualification Framework, Life long learning, Life-long learning, Lifelong learning, Estonia, Network, alternance training system, dual vocational training system, two-track vocational training system, Intercompany cooperation, Cooperation, Case Studies (Education), Case study, Switzerland, ddc:370, Erziehung, Schul- und Bildungswesen, Education, Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik, Bildungsorganisation, Bildungsplanung und Bildungsrecht
Publisher: Fachportal Pädagogik. DIPF
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:www.pedocs.de-opus:12193

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