action research at IFITS

Institut de Formation Interhospitalier Théodore Simon (IFITS) is an educational institution that provides vocational training in healthcare. One of its main programs is training to become a fully qualified nurse. IFITS director Christine Marchal was the instigator for setting up a research unit within the school. Laurence Ledesma from IFITS is heading the research unit in the making. Initial counselling for setting up the research unit was provided by Jonathan Kaplan.


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Learning Needs of Migrant caregivers (LeNeMi) aimed to provide an international perspective on a new approach to formal and non-formal training for migrants assisting elderly people who live on their own, with their families or at a Residential Care Unit (RCU).
LeNeMi was a project conducted under the Grundtvig strand of the European Commission's Lifelong Learning Programme.



Picture of Dr. KaplanDr. Jonathan Kaplan (Ph.D.) is the owner and manager of KAPLAN CONSULTANTS. He is a social scientist and consultant in adult education who has been involved in project and program design, management and evaluation in adult education and vocational training for 30 years.

selected publications by Jonathan Kaplan

Peer-reviewed articles

Kaplan, J. (2019). Coévaluation entre pairs apprenants comme échafaudage de la régulation du processus de l’apprentissage. Évaluer. Journal international de recherche en éducation et formation, 5(1), 47–65.
Read the paper (PDF) freely available on the journal's website

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