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

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 dates have already been set: 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


NordYrk 2019

The 2019 conference will be hosted by Arcada UAS– Arcada University of Applied Sciences. Dates and location have been set: 12th – 14th of June 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. More information can be found at Nordyrk 2019. The programme can be found here.

NordYrk 2018

The 2018 conference will be hosted by OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University (previously Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences). Dates and location have been set: 11th to 13th of June in Olso, Akershus. More information information can be found at Nordyrk 2018. You can find the 2018 conference program here (in Norwegian)

For questions about the 2018 conference, contact kate-louise.milosavljevic@hioa.no

NordYrk 2017

Dalarna University was the host of the conference in 2017
Here is a link to the program with abstracts.

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