Former Chair of Vocational Education and Training – VET

Prof. em. Dr. Philipp Gonon

Short profile

The Chair of Vocational and Educational Training is the only one of its kind in Switzerland.

In the field of research, the chair analyses questions of the historical development of vocational education in Switzerland, the diverse teaching and learning environments in vocational training, the transition from school into working life and the comparison of vocational training systems from an international perspective. In addition, the chair carries out different development and evaluation projects in the field of vocational education and training.

Embedded in the academic profile “Vocational and Economic Education” at the Institute of Education, the chair offers bachelor courses on vocational education and learning and master modules on further/adult education, current research as well as challenges of vocational education and training.