History of Vocational Education and Training (VET): Cases, Concepts and Challenges

International Research Conference

University of Zurich in cooperation with the University of Potsdam,
September, 8th and 9th 2014

The Chair for Vocational Education and Training and Teacher Training of the University of Zurich in cooperation with the Chair for Theory and Research in Education of the University of Potsdam invite contributions to their historical international research conference, which will address the following topics:

- Cases which stress specific developments or problems of VET in a certain country or region,
- Concepts which are discussing theoretical approaches towards this phenomenon and
- Challenges which are contextualizing the historical perspective in a topical policy context.


The conference will take place in Zurich, Switzerland. You can download the
program below. Here you can also find a PDF containing additional information on the conference fees, travelling to Zurich and accomodation:

Program - History of VET Conference (PDF, 138 KB)

Conference Transcript (PDF, 1709 KB)

Additional Info - History of VET Conference (PDF, 979 KB)


Manuscript submission: please see the following guidelines and use this template.

Submission Guidelines - History of VET Conference (DOC, 84 KB)


For further information and if you intend to participate please send an email to: vethistory@ife.uzh.ch