02 juin 2017

Norway: improving post-secondary vocational colleges and student status

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The white paper Skilled workers for the future (Fagfolk for fremtiden) presented by the Norwegian Government in December 2016 contains close to 50 measures. Its purpose is to make post-secondary vocational education more attractive as a fully equivalent profession-oriented alternative to university and university college education. It will make it easier for students at post-secondary vocational colleges (ISCED level 4) to continue their education at a university college or university. More...

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New analytical highlights on skills anticipation published on the Skills Panorama

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A collection of 28 new analytical highlights focusing on skills anticipation in all EU-28 Member States, is now available on the Skills Panorama. The overviews mainly regard the existence of skills anticipation methods; the governance structure (which authority/ies are responsible); the level of stakeholders’ involvement; the dissemination of labour market intelligence and the level of the use of this intelligence in policy making and in decision making by target groups (see Figure for the example of the Dutch approach). More...

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Belgium: developments in Flemish dual learning

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In 2015, the Flemish government made a decision to develop new procedures for finding an apprenticeship place, with the purpose of elaborating a high-quality, fully-fledged alternative to existing 'classic' education systems. This reform had an impact on all stakeholders and related fields; significant developments are already visible. More...

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Norway: apprentices must feature in public procurement

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The public sector has room for improvement when it comes to using its purchasing power to create more apprenticeships. The government is now making sure that businesses employ apprentices if, for example, they want to construct new schools, roads or railway sections for the public sector. It is a requirement in obtaining contracts, applying to the construction industry and various service industries such as hotels, conferences, cleaning and catering services. More...

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Skillsnet e-bulletin: May 2017

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The highlight of the May 2017 issue of the Skillsnet e-bulletin refers to the first comprehensive compendium of guides on skills anticipation methods, a series of joint publications prepared by Cedefop, the European Training Foundation and the International Labour Office. More...

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‘Skillset and match’ May issue is out!

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The May 2017 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.
In this issue, we present the findings of the first Cedefop opinion survey on vocational education and training (VET) in Europe. More...

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Cedefop sets up VET practitioner community to boost quality

Home A community of practitioners to promote quality in vocational education and training (VET) delivery has been set up by Cedefop in close cooperation with the European associations of VET providers active in the cooperative network Vet4EU2. More...

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Cedefop at the inauguration of the University of Crete’s Centre for Research & Studies

Home Cedefop Head of Department for VET Systems and Institutions Loukas Zahilas participated in an international workshop on ‘research centres, projects and synergies’ in Rethymno, Greece on 8 May. More...

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#CedefopPhotoAward is back! Take part to win amazing prizes!

Home Following the success of Cedefop’s photo competition last year, #CedefopPhotoAward is back in 2017. Groups of vocational education and training (VET) learners in the European Union can share their VET stories for a chance to win a trip to Brussels or Thessaloniki. More...

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Cedefop launches programme to support governance of skills anticipation and matching in EU countries

Home In two separate meetings, on 20 March in Athens and on 27 March in Sofia, Cedefop officially launched its EU country support programme to strengthen the governance of skills anticipation and matching. More...

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