Welcome to NORDYRK

NordYrk is a Nordic research network on vocational education and training. The participating countries are Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.
The network is important to strengthen the research base of the field and to promote cooperation and knowledge development on vocational issues in the Nordic countries. As you will see from these web pages, some information is in English, and some in a Scandinavian language. A yearly conference is organized, visited by researchers, teacher educators for vocational teacher training students, and actors in the field.

NordYrk 2020 conference

The 2020 NordYrk conference will be hosted by University College Copenhagen. In 2020 the Nordic Research Network on Vocational Education and Training (NordYrk) is celebrating its 10 years anniversary at the 2020 NordYrk conference. The conference takes place 10th – 12th of June 2020 in Copenhagen.

The theme of the conference is: Transitions to, within, and from school to work life. 

Programme and more information about the conference can be found here: NordYrk conference 2020

Click here to sign up for NordYrk 2020 
Final registration: May 1st, 2020

You are welcome to participate in the conference without paper, if  you want.

NordYrk 2019

The 2019 conference was hosted by Arcada UAS– Arcada University of Applied Sciences.

NordYrk 2018

The 2018 conference was hosted by OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University (previously Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences).

NordYrk 2017

Dalarna University was the host of the conference in 2017.

The Nordic Journal of Vocational Education and Training (NJVET) is published on behalf of NordYrk.