09 décembre 2017

Latvia: legal framework for modular vocational education and training

HomeVET content division into modules based on learning outcomes has been initiated by the 2010-15 ESF project for developing sectoral qualifications systems and raising the efficiency and quality of VET. The project structured the so-called core occupations, linked occupations and specialisations of 14 sectors according to EQF levels, allowing labour market relevant competences to be acquired in successive modules. More...

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Poland: grants to increase employer participation in training

HomeEmployer participation in training is a government priority. VET schools and companies need better cooperation to allow learners to acquire skills and knowledge needed in the labour market. The government also believes employers are its key partners in designing VET policies. More...

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Poland: comprehensive qualifications framework for the construction sector

HomeEach economic sector demands a specific set of learning outcomes. Sectoral qualifications frameworks (SQF) are the detailed sector-focused components of the Polish qualifications framework (PQF). More...

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Germany: national decade for literacy and basic skills 2016-26

HomeThe Federal Government and Federal States have joined forces to instigate a National decade for literacy and basic skills 2016-26, intending to raise basic education levels and to improve adult reading and writing skills. During this decade, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will provide approximately € 180 million of funding for projects. More...

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Austria: promoting entrepreneurship in schools

HomeSense of initiative and entrepreneurship are among the eight key competences for lifelong learning which are listed in an EU recommendation from 2006. In Austria, self-employment is an attractive option for many, though it does not have the status that might be expected. To increase self-employment in Austria, the Ministry of Economy and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, with support from the Ministry of Education, launched the nationwide project Female entrepreneurs visit schools in September 2017. The project aims to show young people how exciting and interesting self-employment can be. More...

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Austria: dual VET modernisation aims to increase digitisation of the economy

HomeDual vocational education and training (VET) plays a major role in Austria. To maintain the attractiveness of this education pathway both for companies and for young people, training contents need to keep pace with the requirements of the economy. This demands that the training ordinances and curricula of part-time vocational schools are revised regularly. The 2017 apprenticeship occupation package (Lehrberufspaket), comprises eight modernised apprenticeships, focusing also on setting up a new framework for digitisation. More...

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Germany: internationalisation strategy

HomeGlobal challenges such as climate change, sustainable energy supply, food security and migration do not stop at national borders. No country can answer these challenges by itself. Solutions can only emerge through transborder cooperation in education, science and research. More...

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European vocational skills week 2017: a celebration of VET

HomeThe second European vocational skills week (20-24 November 2017) has proved to be even more successful than the first one, comprising over 1 500 events in 45 countries (all 28 EU Member States and beyond), and reaching more than 1 million people. More...

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Education and work keeping pace with digital transformation

HomePromoting upskilling and skills policies for workers in the online platform economy and implications of automation and robotisation for changing skill needs and education and training were the main themes of the debate between MEPs, Parliament staff and a Cedefop team of management and experts. More...

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Cedefop announces cooperation on skills forecast with Eurofound

Home During the latest expert workshop on skills forecast, which took place in Thessaloniki on 23 and 24 November, Cedefop announced a new collaboration with Eurofound.
Cedefop has been producing regular skills forecasts, looking into employment trends of sectors, occupations, and qualifications, for over a decade now. More...

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