Requirements for teacher education in vocational education and training

Mitevska Petruseva, Katerina and Popeska, Biljana and Jovanova-Mitkovska, Snezana (2018) Requirements for teacher education in vocational education and training. In: 5757th Annual Science Conference of Ruse University New industries, digital economy, society - projections of the future, 25-26 Oct 2018, Ruse, Bulgaria. (Submitted)

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One of the goals of education today is to prepare young people with knowledge, skills and competences that will be required tomorrow and will enable them to be concurrent at the labor market. In recent years, special emphasis is placed on vocational education and training. One of the keys for successful vocational education and training is highly qualified teachers. However, when it comes to vocational education, this issue has its own specifics, because teachers beside basic pedagogical competences should also fulfill and other conditions aligned with the specific area of work. There are different practices between countries regarding the requirements that teachers in vocational educations should fulfill. In most of the countries, main condition is a degree in specific area and pedagogical training, while in some countries relevant experience in the field is required. In this regard, this paper analyses the issue related with requirements that teacher should fulfill, in a meaning of initial education and other conditions in order to work as teachers in vocational education and training. The emphasis is given on analyses of specific requirement related with the type and level of pedagogical training and education needed for specific area; working experience in specific aria of work, as well as specific requirements needed to become a teacher in Vocational education. A comparative analysis has been made at a sample of universities in the Balkan region and other European countries. Analysis shows that there are different approaches in the system of vocational education, as well as criteria for being vocational education teacher.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects: Social Sciences > Educational sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Science
Depositing User: Biljana Popeska
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2019 08:56
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 10:24

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