We are pleased to announce two new JVET articles from VET Africa 4.0 team members. Steph Allais: Skills for industrialisation in SSA https://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13636820.2020.1782455 Simon McGrath: New VET theories for new times https://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13636820.2020.1786440 Please contact the authors if access if needed. Enjoy reading!
Announcement: The Africa Research Group (ARG) is pleased to announce that the 7th International Conference co-hosted by the University of Kigali School of Business and Management, RwandaConference Theme: Contemporary developments in the management of organizations in Africa: tapping into indigenous knowledge and developing viable partnerships. More information on dates and submission details here.
The Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa in collaboration with UNESCO Regional Office of Southern Africa is happy to announce that Registration is now open! We invite you to submit your abstract under the following sub-themes: Transformations informal education settings and systems: Higher Education, Secondary and Primary Education, Technical and Vocational Education and Training, and Early Childhood Education Transformations at the intersection and interface of formal and informal education Influences of Science, Technology and Culture on Education Transformations towards Sustainability Social justice, de-coloniality and Education Transformations towards Sustainability Just transitioning, green skills and new learning landscapes and learning pathways Including the excluded: Social learning towards sustainability: communities, local government and multiple stakeholders Transgressive, transformative learning and other pedagogical innovations New meaning(s) for educational quality and relevance Generative and co-engaged research methodologies for transformative change Kindly note that there is a maximum capacity for 300 delegates. Placement is secured on payment of registration invoice. We look forward to welcoming you to Rhodes University, Makhanda! https://eeasa.org.za/eeasa-2020/
The VET Africa 4.0 team is pleased to present its first project-based publication. The article is entitled “Vocational Education and Training for African Development: Reviewing the Past; Imagining the Future”, and is published in the Journal of Vocational Education. The paper provides a presentation of literature that contributes to the theorization of a new vision for a transformed and transformative VET. One which accounts for political-economic contexts (geographic and historical), inequalities and exclusions in labor markets and VET systems, communities, and the dynamic role of individuals with the capability to dream, think and do. The article is available here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13636820.2019.1679969
Project PI Professor Simon McGrath co-ordinated the draft of our first academic paper for the VET Africa 4.0 project (see snapshot below). More details on submission status to follow.