Marc J. de Vries,
Technology Education Today
2016, Center of Excellence for Technology Education (CETE), Band 1, 236 pages, paperback, 29,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-3384-7
With contributions by
Zinaida P. Bakum, Cathy Buntting, Stefan Fletcher, Ann Marie Hill, Alister Jones, Stefan Kruse, Peter Labudde, Mallory D. Lancaster, Martin Lang, Yi Luo, Denise MacGregor, Ingelore Mammes, Charles Max, Howard Middleton, Dieter Münk, David Spendlove, Johannes Strobel, Viktoriia Tkachuk, Marc J. de Vries, Mark Winterbottom
The first book 'Technology Education Today - International Perspectives' of the CETE series wants to make a contribution to the field of Technology and Engineering Education. It provides the current state of international Technology Education in selected countries.
The book should offer an excellent overview and first in-depth insights into the different approaches, structures and challenges in the implementation of Technology and Engineering Education in Australia, Canada, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
The Center of Excellence for Technology Education-Network (CETE) is an international research association founded in 2015. Academic partners of the network are the University of Duisburg-Essen, the University of Luxembourg, the Delft University of Technology, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, the University of Missouri as well as the University of Cambridge.
The book provides an excellent overview into the different approaches, structures and challenges found when implementing TE in each country at a time when the need for various stakeholders' expectations.
Stephanie Atkinson, in: Design and Technology Education 22.2, S. 125.