07 décembre 2019

Bulgaria: ongoing expansion of MyCompetence system

HomeThe Bulgarian Industrial Association – Union of the Bulgarian Business (BIA) has been working since the beginning of 2018 on expanding MyCompetence, a system established in 2009-14 by the BIA – as part of a set of measures and initiatives of the Bulgarian State – in employability, human resources and VET. More...

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Iceland: fairs and competitions to enhance VET attractiveness

HomeIn March, Skills Iceland held its biannual VET fair for primary education learners, and a national exhibition in 30 different trades for current VET learners. Primary education learners attending received information from 33 different VET and tertiary-level schools and were encouraged to test their skills in masonry, hair styling, carpentry, catering, blood pressure checking, car repairing, etc., while VET learners demonstrated skills acquired through learning. The event was supported by the education minister. More...

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Iceland: Work-based learning for future teachers makes profession attractive for young people

HomeIcelandic universities saw a 45% increase in applications for teacher education during 2019, following the introduction of several measures. More...

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Cyprus: Erasmus+ mobility boosts employability

HomeThe results of an Erasmus+ programme, implemented by the Regional Agricultural, Technical and Vocational School for Education and Training of Ammochostos/Avgorou, completed in early 2019, were recently disseminated by the national authority for the Erasmus+ programme. More...

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Portugal: VET for the homeless

HomeIn 2019, a new strategic action plan for the homeless (2019-20) was launched aiming to promote their housing, institutionalisation of social care and participation in VET programmes. More...

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Latvia: discussing adult education policy in the regions

HomeIn August 2019, representatives of local governments, adult education coordinators and programme providers discussed the development of adult education policy and its implementation in the Latgale region, which has the highest unemployment rate in the country. This was the first round of the four planned regional discussions. More...

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Poland: new project on upskilling pathways

HomeThe Foundation for the Development of the Education System in partnership with the Educational Research Institute are carrying out the project A chance – New opportunities for adults. The project is in line with the 2016 Council recommendation on upskilling pathways: new opportunities for adults; it is jointly financed by the European Social Fund and will be completed at the end of 2021. More...

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Slovakia: new financial incentive for companies involved in dual VET

HomeCompanies involved in dual VET are entitled to a new financial benefit, the so-called direct payments, valid since the 2018/19 school year. More...

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Luxembourg: updated labour code and law on reforming vocational training

HomeOn June 19, 2019, the Chamber of Deputies voted to amend the labour code and the Law Reforming Vocational Training (2008). The amended law entered into force on July 12 2019. More...

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Annual meeting of Cedefop community of apprenticeship experts

HomeThe annual meeting of the Cedefop community of apprenticeship experts was held on 8 October 2019 in Paris. Members of the community from several EU Member States, plus Norway and Iceland discussed their recent work and future activities. More...

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