Maarit Virolainen

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Maarit Virolainen is a post-doctoral researcher at the Finnish Institute for Educational Research. Her research has concerned organizing learning from work experience as a part of school-based learning (e.g. internships of the universities of applied sciences) and transitions from post-compulsory education to work and higher education. Recently she has studied for example the Nordic models for organizing vocational education, (in the project Nord-VET funded by NordForsk, see http://, and how various models of Nordic vocational education support transitions to higher education and to the world of work.

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adult education, vocational education and training (VET), universities of applied sciences, learning from work experience, internships,employment, world of work

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