02 février 2020

Research Data Rights Summit: research-intensive universities around the world unite with common declaration

The Research Data Rights Summit took place in Paris on 27 January. Organised by Sorbonne University, the University of Amsterdam and University College London, all EUA members, the event brought together nine networks of research-intensive universities from around the world. More...

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The 10th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK20), 23-27 March 2020, Frankfurt, Germany

On its 10th anniversary, LAK20 celebrates the past successes of the learning analytics community and poses new questions and challenges for the field. The theme for this year is “Shaping the future of the field” and focuses on thinking how we can advance learning analytics and drive its development over the next ten years and beyond. More...

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Germany: focus on excellence in VET through updated Training Assistance Act (AFBG)

Home Funding is a major issue in participation in continuing education and training. The German Government decided to expand public funding for VET students who want to acquire higher VET qualifications, i.e. VET at tertiary education level. The amendments of the Upgrading Training Assistance Act (AFBG) will come into force on 1st of August 2020. More...

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Cyprus: E-platform for data collection and employability

Home The platform, ‘Communication Network with Employers for Technical Occupations’ (Δίκτυο Επικοινωνίας με Εργοδότες για Τεχνικά Επαγγέλματα – ΔΕΕΤΕ), became operational in April 2019. Its aim is to assist the communication between VET graduates and potential employers. More...

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Belgium: S.Kool, the Brussels ‘shop-school’ for apprentice salespeople

Home The ‘shop-school’ S.Kool has been hosting its second edition since the end of October. 10 new apprentice salespeople hope to launch their career through an innovative arrangement combining theoretical training and practical application in a Brussels concept store. More...

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Belgium: ViewStat, the new interactive tool for tracking the training-employment pathway

Home With ViewStat users can produce time series based on statistics produced by view.brussels on unemployment and employment opportunities in the Brussels’ Region. They can also view these data in the form of pivot tables that take customized variables into account such as place of residence (municipalities in the Brussels Region), age brackets, education level, etc.). More...

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Austria: starting signal for the NQF allocation of non-legally regulated qualifications

Home Since 15 November 2019, it has been possible in Austria to assign non-legally regulated qualifications to the national qualifications framework (NQF). This means that all qualifications can now be allocated to the NQF – regardless of whether they are the responsibility of a ministry or a private provider. More...

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New Cedefop database on financing apprenticeships in the EU

Home A Cedefop online database provides information on how apprenticeships are financed in the EU Member States. More...

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Malta: ‘My journey’ –Introducing vocational subjects in general secondary education

Home The Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE) is launching ‘My journey: achieving through different paths’, a secondary school reform aiming to tackle early school leaving further and to provide a system for all learners by addressing their different learning aptitudes, intelligence and patterns. More...

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Italy: apprenticeship continues to grow

Home Data from a 2019 monitoring report show that apprenticeship for vocational qualifications and diplomas, upper secondary education diplomas and high technical specialisation certificates (Type 1 apprenticeship) continues its growing trend in 2017 (+22%). More...

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