19 janvier 2020

EUA and fellow stakeholders call on EU Commission to strengthen SDG strategy

On 18 December, 27 organisations – including EUA – have called on the European Commission to strengthen its strategy for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. In a letter to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, members of the European Commission’s SDG Stakeholder Platform call for an overarching EU strategy with a comprehensive, targeted and time-bound approach. More...

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Next EU seven-year budget: member states’ math does not add up

In an important new step towards a final decision on the European Union’s financial framework for 2021-2027, the Finnish presidency of the EU Council released its proposal for the bloc’s future budget. Referred to as a “negotiating box”, the proposal includes figures for the overall budget as well as per programme and is intended as a new basis for discussion among heads of government this week in Brussels. More...

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Lifelong learning and new skills for future jobs a Croatian EU Presidency priority

Home Croatia assumed the six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first time on 1 January and its programme for ‘A strong Europe in a world of challenges’ includes priorities related to education, lifelong learning, skills and the labour market. More...

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Cedefop and international organisations share vision of career guidance’s strategic role

Home Cedefop, together with the European Commission, ETF, OECD, ILO and UNESCO have released a shared vision of the strategic role of career guidance in enabling learning and labour market integration.
In a new booklet they shed light on what career guidance provides to learners, workers and jobseekers. The booklet highlights the key role guidance plays in helping young people choose their learning paths and careers, making the best use of their potential. More...

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Sweden: gender equality in VET

Home Several recent activities designed to strengthen gender equality in Swedish education have been in progress. The Swedish National Agency for Education has proposed changes to the curricula – including the curriculum for upper secondary VET – and reported on projects intended to increase gender equality during work-based learning. Both the proposed changes and the report were presented in June 2019. More...

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Romania: networking partnerships for quality assurance in VET

Home A total of 10 new VET school networks were set up by the National Centre for TVET Development between April 2019 and March 2021 to strengthen institutional capacity and develop the quality assurance culture in initial VET. More...

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Romania: new six-month apprenticeship programmes

Home New six-month apprenticeship programmes have become available in Romania for low-qualified people and for those who left school without any qualification. The programmes mainly support integration in the labour market and do not require prior formal qualifications. More...

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Latvia: national forum on adult education developments

Home On 22 November 2019 stakeholders discussed the developments in adult education in the national forum ‘I work and learn’. Topics included among others: learning for employees at the workplace, involvement of employers in adult education, good practice examples in providing learning at the workplace, challenges and solutions for quality assurance in non-formal education. More...

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Luxembourg: ‘Skills United’: campaign promoting vocational training and skills competitions

Home On 21 of May 2019, the Ministry of education and the president of WorldSkills Luxembourg launched ‘Skills United’, a new joint campaign promoting vocational training and skills competitions in trades and professions in Luxembourg. More...

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Finland: increasing compulsory education age and merging VET and general education governance

Home In 2021, compulsory education age will be extended from 16 to 18 according to the government programme. This will apply to all programmes at upper secondary level. More...

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