02 février 2020

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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Ireland: continuous professional development for career guidance counsellors

Home During the academic year 2018/19, the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC) ran a continuous professional development (CPD) pilot session to increase counsellors’ awareness of the full range of options open to those completing upper secondary school as well as adult learners, with particular focus on work-based learning choices, such as apprenticeship and traineeship. More...

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Send your children to ‘first choice’ VET – Cedefop Executive Director to MEPs

Home Speaking to the members of the European Parliament’s EMPL Committee on 28 January in Brussels, Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel urged the MEPs and experts present to think about sending their children to vocational education and training (VET). It’s a first choice, he said. More...

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01 février 2020

Ireland: ‘Taster Times’ vote of confidence for apprenticeship

Home Ireland’s apprenticeship council and the Electricity Supply Board (ESB – Ireland’s State-owned electricity supply company) launched the ‘Taster Times’ event in March 2019. More...

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