”Men nu fick man planera om och i den planeringen fick jag vara med!” Verksamhetsförlagt lärande i yrkeslärarutbildningen när undervisningen går över till distans

[’Now we’ve got to re-plan together!’ Workplace-based learning in vocational teacher education in times of a transition to online instruction]





vocational teacher education, distance education, supervision, workplace-based learning


The article explores the effects of the transition to distance education due to the Covid19 pandemic on vocational teacher students’ workplace-based learning in a vocational teacher programme. Two practices are explored, that is, the instruction practices by prospective teachers and supervision. The theory of practice architecture is used to explain how the two practices interplay with one another in the common project of learning to become a vocational teacher. A web survey is utilised to gain both the students’ and the supervisors’ experiences. The main findings are 1) re-definition of pupil participation and activity as a touching base for supervision, and 2) expanded notion of supervision grounded in a more equal and complementary relationship between the student and the teacher supervisor. A call for an updated in-service supervision training as part of the vocational teacher programme and to strengthen vocational teacher education as a whole is put forth.


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How to Cite

Johansson, M. W., Dyne, E., & Gustavsson, S. (2021). ”Men nu fick man planera om och i den planeringen fick jag vara med!” Verksamhetsförlagt lärande i yrkeslärarutbildningen när undervisningen går över till distans: [’Now we’ve got to re-plan together!’ Workplace-based learning in vocational teacher education in times of a transition to online instruction]. Nordic Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 11(3), 88–110. https://doi.org/10.3384/njvet.2242-458X.2111388



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