30 août 2019

Luxembourg: new technician programme in smart technologies

HomeRobotics, new forms of energy and smart technologies are expanding in many sectors of the Luxembourgish economy, including in the private sphere, creating job opportunities for technicians who require new competences in digitalisation, automatisation, communication and sustainable development. Currently, the numbers of national VET graduates from technician programmes including electronics competences are lower than the demand. More...

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Italy: Stage4eu: Europe internships at your fingertips

HomeStage4eu is a mobile app and a website for young people interested in an internship in Europe. The service provides information, testimonials, useful advice and the most interesting internship opportunities in European countries. The homepage of the Stage4eu website offers constantly updated news on the release of new European internship programs and on the main events on mobility and training abroad, while more detailed information is also available for interested users. More...

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United Kingdom – Scotland: Skills action plan for rural Scotland announced

HomeSkills Development Scotland has developed the Skills action plan for rural Scotland with the Scottish Government and other partners. The 2019-21 plan is part of the Scottish Government’s aim of providing education, training, and re-skilling to ensure a highly skilled workforce for the rural economy. Scotland’s Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board is tasked with coordinating all efforts in Scotland to improve skills and enterprise, with a view to increasing Scotland’s productivity and economic growth. More...

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Poland: first forecast of the demand for employees in VET occupations

HomeThe education ministry has recently announced the first forecast of the demand for employees in vocational education occupations at national and regional levels. The forecast indicates which vocational education occupations are in demand in the labour market and national economy. More...

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The Netherlands: student rights regulated by law

HomeA recent study concluded that the legal position of students should be set in law; on 27 February 2019, in a Letter to Parliament the Minister for education accepted this conclusion. More...

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Ireland: Two new apprenticeships launched

HomeThe programmes were developed by the industry (BioPharmaChem Ireland: a business group representing these sectors) in cooperation with the leading academic provider (Institute of Technology Tallaght) and are in line with the government’s plan to increase apprentices to 50 000 by 2020. More...

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Germany: VET law modernisation

HomeWith the agreement of the Federal Council, the Federal Parliament has accepted the draft law for modernising and strengthening the Vocational Training Act (Berufsbildungsgesetz BBiG). It will enter into force on 1 January 2020 and aims to align dual VET in Germany with the requirements of the future. More...

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Cyprus: Increasing VET attractiveness through robotics

HomeMore than 1 300 primary and lower secondary education learners participated in the 2nd Pancyprian robotics week, which was successfully organised in the second week of May by the Department of Secondary Technical and Vocational Education and Training in cooperation with the enterprise ENGINO®. More...

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Austria: survey reveals different roles of in-company trainers

HomeIn-company trainers are responsible for about 80% of the apprentices' training time. This means they play a key role in the dual training system but have received little attention so far. An ibw survey conducted among 1 000 trainers now gives this group more visibility. A positive fact that emerged is that 98% of the trainers enjoy their work. More...

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Austria: dual academy takes off

HomeOne of the challenges in the Austrian apprenticeship training system is to make it attractive for upper secondary school graduates. In the province of Upper Austria, a new concept was piloted in the school year 2018-19 to that effect: the dual academy. After the first positive experiences of the last year, the concept is now being rolled out in other provinces and expanded to include additional qualification options. More...

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