Fields of activities:
|» Economics |
|» Other social sciences |
» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)
» Other applied sciences
Brief description of your activity focus
Guidance, learning, careers, work, communities of practice, web-based collaborative knowledge and community development
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Over 30 years experience of project work in the following areas: comparative education, training and employment; supporting communities of practice; guidance, learning and careers across the lifecourse; skill formation, learning and development at work.
|Project Title||Continuous social learning in knowledge networks|
|Specific Theme||Supporting knowledge maturation processes in organisations|
International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Alans current research, which has a strong international orientation, focuses mainly upon changing occupational identities, continuing vocational training, skill formation, organisational performance, networks and supporting knowledge sharing and development and learning in professional communities of practice. He was involved in the development of the National Guidance Research Forum (NGRF), a knowledge-sharing site that has considerable material on research and practice in careers guidance and research on lifelong learning and work-related learning.