Topic: Vocationalisation of Secondary and Higher Education

Jon Lauglo is Professor (Emeritus) at University of Oslo Faculty of Education.  Previous appointments: NIFU and NOVA research institutes in Oslo; The World Bank; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norwegian Research Council; University of London Institute of Education. Main recent research has been on relations between education and gender, civic and political engagement, immigrant family background, and family structure.   He has also evaluated vocational education and training and conducted policy studies on adult basic education, and decentralization. His PhD (1966, Chicago) was on the teaching profession and school reforms.  He has been a consultant to governments, bilateral aid agencies, and international development agencies.