HomeJPAIR Multidisciplinary Research Journalvol. 9 no. 1 (2012)

Learning for Jobs: Flexible Learning in Vocational Education and Training

Jana Petnuchová | Roman Hrmo

Discipline: Education

 

Abstract:

The article describes importance of vocational education and training (VET) which can play a central role in preparing young people for work, developing the skills of adults and responding to the labour market needs of the economy. The aim of this article is to highlight the definitions and understandings of vocational education and training (VET). Countries are now giving the long-neglected topic of vocational education and training dramatically increased profiles, reflecting recognition of its economic function. The aim of this article is to highlight the definitions and understandings of vocational education and training (VET). Personal philosophy of learning is based on a person´s own fundamental values. It should provide answers to the following questions: Why should I study continuously? Where will success leads to and who will be beneficiaries? Will it be enough if I benefit from process myself or do I want to help other people to succeed?