Research article

Tūtlys, V.Buligina, I.Dzelme, J.Gedvilienė, G.Loogma, K.Sloka, B.Tikkanen, T.I.Tora, G.Vaitkutė, L.Valjataga, T. and Ümarik, M. (2022), “VET ecosystems and labour market integration of at-risk youth in the Baltic countries: implications of Baltic neoliberalism”, Education + Training, Vol. 64 No. 2, pp. 190-213.

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NERA Conference

Bruin, Moen, Ohna & Tikkanen (2022). “That is when I felt acknowledged” – Young people’s narratives on their opportunities, prospects, and limitations in the context of Vocational Education and Training in upper secondary education. Nordic Education Research Association NERA Conference, Reykjavik Iceland, June 1st–3rd 2022.

Research topic and purpose: This study explores the narratives of young people at risk for social exclusion about their experiences concerning Vocational Education and Training (VET) in upper-secondary education in Norway.

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Research Workshop

Resiliency strategies of at-risk VET students in Norway and the Baltic States

Presenting Author: Tūtlys, Vidmantas; Tikkanen, Tarja; Bruin, Marieke; Sloka, Biruta; Loogma, Krista; Umarik, Meril

The research focuses on young people at risk of social exclusion and the role of vocational education and training as part of the ecosystem supporting inclusion in the Baltic states and Norway.

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