In recent years, financial literacy has been identified as an increasingly important skill, both for shaping personal lives and as a basis for informed social participation and decision-making.
Previous studies, however, show that financial literacy varies within and across age and population groups, but that overall deficits must be assumed. This is reflected, for example, in increasing at-risk-of-poverty and over-indebtedness rates.
In order to remedy this problem and to promote financial literacy effectively, research is needed that focuses on the development and evaluation of support measures be it in the context of initial vocational education or continuous vocational education and training.
We welcome papers that include but are not limited to:
(1) Systematic literature reviews of interventions that promote financial literacy and their effectiveness;
(2) Theory-based conceptual considerations for designing interventions to promote financial literacy;
(3) Intervention studies to promote financial literacy at a high methodological level.
All papers must be situated in the domain of Vocational Education and Training or Continuous Vocational Education and Training.
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the Instructions for Authors (please set a link) for Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training submission system (please set a link). To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate section in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the Thematic Series on series title. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review, and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.
Lead guest editor:
Prof. Dr. Eveline Wuttke, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Prof. Dr. Carmela Aprea, University of Mannheim, Germany
Prof. Dr. Bärbel Fürstenau, TU Dresden, Germany
Deadline for submission:
This Call for Papers is open from now until 31 December 2022. Submitted papers will be reviewed in a timely manner and published directly after acceptance (i.e. without waiting for the accomplishment of all other contributions). Thanks to the Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training (ERVET) open access policy, the articles published in this thematic issue will have a wide, global audience.