Issue 6: The Greening of Technical and Vocational Education and Training

TVET@Asia Issue 6, January 2016

Editors: Thomas Schröder (Technology University of Dortmund), Margarita Pavlova (Hong Kong Institute of Education), Numyoot Songthanapitak (Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna) & Zhao Zhiqun (Beijing Normal University)

Editorial

Thomas Schröder (Technical University of Dortmund), Margarita Pavlova (Hong Kong Institute of Education), Songthanapitak Numyoot (Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi), Zhiqun Zhao (Beijing Normal University, Beijing)

Regional overview: What is the government’s role in greening TVET?

Margarita Pavlova (Hong Kong Institute of Education)

A survey report on Greening in Higher TVET in China

Fan Dayue (David) (Shenzhen Polytechnic (SZPT))

Green Skills in Vocational Teacher Education – a model of pedagogical competence for a world of sustainable development

Phuong Chi Diep (University of Technology and Education, Ho Chi Minh City, Institute of Technical Education), Martin Hartmann (Technical University Dresden, Germany)

Generic Green Skills: Industry and perspectives on technical education and vocational training (TVET)

Hamid Zolkifli (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia), Yusri Kamin (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia), Azlan Bin Abdul Latib (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia), Yahya Buntat (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia), Zubaida Awang (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)

Re-thinking greening TVET for traditional industries in Asia - the integration of a less-skilled labour force into green supply chains

Katharina Baumgarten (Knowledge Intelligence Applications GmbH (KIAG)), Stephan Kunz (Knowledge Intelligence Applications GmbH (KIAG))

New approaches to engineering education in the wind power sector in northern Germany

Joachim Dittrich (University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven), Sandra Peters-Erjawetz (University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven, Institute for Wind Energy fk-wind:), Uta Kühne (University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven, Institute for Wind Energy fk-wind:), Telsche Nielsen-Lange (Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES))

The Greening of Canada’s College Curriculum. A Pan-Canadian Survey

Helen Knibb (Trent University), Chris Paci (Colleges and Institutes Canada)

Empowering green education in TVET through international project-based online competitions

Michael Zelin (Choose Support, LLC)

Embedding sustainability in the practice of trainee entrants to the Hairdressing industry

Nic Robinson (Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)), Denise Baden (Southampton Business School, University of Southampton)