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Katja Laakkonen
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First checkup for the VOC part of my blog
Now, I'm sending my blog to my tutor for the first comment round. I wish I hadn't been dragging my studies this long, but here I am. On the other hand, I think it can also be an advantage to have to go back to this world of iVET every now and then. In my cu...

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Now, where was I...
Time seems to fly, really. After a year, I'm now back at my studies and the plan is to get them finished by the end of the year. I still have my optional studies and training left, so there is plenty to do, but it is not an impossible mission. I'll now star...

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VOC II
VOC II is now done, I
have just returned my individual task to the return box. As it was
commented during the final session we had about the VOC II teaching
environments and activities, there could have been at least one other
same kind of task during V...

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VOC nearing the end
It was two years ago when I applied to this Vocational Teacher Education. I got a full time job quite soon after having started these studies, so my studies haven't proceeded as I planned in the beginning. I have been reading again some of my answers to the...

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VOC II
With our new group we have created a learning environment where our fellow students are to study and learn about special needs education. I think that the time we had for doing this task was very short, so there was no time to try and test many alternatives...

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New year with a new VOC group!
We are now starting the second part of VOC and our groups have been rearranged. The new group division is based on the order we are listed on our tutor's excel sheet (almost alphabetically), in other words, very scientific and heavily jugded decisions have ...

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Session 8. Teaching practice start-up
About teaching practice We received a lot
of very detailed material on what to do before the actual teaching
practice, what documents need to be written and approved in advance etc.
I quess these things have caused problems with earlier students,
otherw...

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Tutor's call
Although I spoke with my iVET tutor already a month or so ago, I must write here that at least to me as a student it gives a lot of new energy just to have someone from the 'course' to call and ask how I'm doing. Well, had my tutor given me depressing feedb...

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I have finally been updating my blog. I have added here some material on the individual tasks we have had and also some thoughts and main points of the AC sessions our group has had. Although I have been slow in starting to write the blog, I noticed today (...

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COLIGE project
I have received a lot of material from my COLIGE project 'pair' and have been reading it through. I must admit that it is not probably the easiest task for me to try to plan a lesson for people studying subjects like dynamics, in particular, because any mat...
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