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Teaching and Learning within the VPET system
-1.1 Education technologies in VET programmes
-1.2 Learning processes and support
-1.3 Learning cultures and didactics
VPET,occupations and governance
Integration in VPET and the labour market
-2.1 Integration and exclusion process
-2.2 Occupational identity and diversity
-2.3 Experience and lifelong learning
Strategic Planning of VET
-3.1 Choice of occupation and the apprenticeship market
-3.2 Institutional context of Swiss dual-track VET
-Swiss Observatory for Vocational Education and Training
VPET, occupations and governance
Beratung & Dienstleistungen (massgeschneiderte Angebote)
Entwicklung Bildungsplan/Bildungsverordnung EBA/EFZ
Entwicklung Prüfungsordnung/Wegleitung BP/HFP
Erarbeitung Qualifikationsprofil BP/HFP
Erarbeitung Qualifikationsprofil EBA/EFZ
Überprüfung HF-Rahmenlehrplan oder Bildungsgang
SFIVET Board Chair and Vice-Chair
SFIVET Board Secretariat
Research and development
Center for the Development of Occupations
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The role of vocational specificity and skill demand in explaining long-term labour market outcomes of people with VET (01.05.2019 - 30.04.2021)
We are focusing on how careers are affected by the interplay of general and specific skills imparted during education and training and the skills requirements on the labour market. Our premise is that the 230 or so upper-secondary level VET programmes...
Dimensions of learning cultures: case studies on workplace learning in innovative companies (01.03.2018 - 31.12.2020)
The training concepts used in VET programmes need to be adapted in response to digitalisation and rapidly changing working conditions and work requirements. The key question is how learners can be trained to become workers who are autonomous, creative,...
Video Supported Collaborative Learning: bridging school and practice (ViSuAL) (01.01.2018 - 31.12.2020)
ViSuAl aims at attaining three main goals: Evidence-based hands-on pedagogy to utilize video-supported collaborative learning Hands-on principles for a sustainable HEIs-TE and ETDs co-creation partnership Pedagogical design principles and workable...
Vocational didactics in Switzerland: Developing scientific know-how (01.01.2017 - 31.12.2020)
Over the next four years, two project phases are planned: during the initial phase (1st year of the project period), a vocational didactics network will be structurally anchored under SFIVET’s lead. At the same time, a common scientific base will be...
Institutional change within the Swiss VPET system: Structures and Institutional work carried out by professional organisations (01.09.2018 - 31.08.2020)
Dual-track VET systems are based on complex institutional arrangements between public and private actors. Organisations representing the interests of the labour market play a central role in this. In the Swiss system, professional organisations decide on...
Basic principles for dealing with digital forms of teaching and learning within the framework of accreditation procedures for educational programmes at professional colleges and training programmes for VET professionals (01.11.2019 - 30.06.2020)
Although digitalisation is widely discussed in society and is omnipresent today, we have relatively little systematic knowledge of what digital technologies are used at various levels within the education system, how important they are considered to be...
GOVPET: Governance in Vocational and Professional Education and Training (01.07.2015 - 30.06.2020)
In order to ensure a successful cooperation between the stakeholders, effective strategies are required. Which are these and how exactly do they work is the topic of an extensive research. It is in this context that the Leading House Governance in...
Taking stock of the recognition of prior learning in initial vocational education and training (VET) (19.11.2019 - 31.05.2020)
The aim of this study is to take stock of current recognition of prior learning practices in initial VET in all Swiss cantons. The results of this study will serve as an important basis for the development or further development of tools and processes...
Effects of Video Annotation on Learning and Professional Development (01.03.2017 - 28.02.2020)
This PhD revolves around the use of Video Annotation, as a means to foster learning and professional development. The increased popularity of educational technologies, together with the paradigm of active learning, has led designers to create new digital...
SFIVET supports the Swiss Agency for Exchange and Mobility (Movetia) to develop its internal evaluation culture and evaluation competence (01.02.2019 - 31.12.2019)
This project is basically intended to reinforce the evaluation culture of the Swiss Agency for Exchange and Mobility (Movetia) by supporting the participating employees to build up the evaluation competence required to develop and implement evaluation...