10 février 2019

Cyprus: 2018 Education and training monitor

HomeThe 2018 Education and training monitor report was presented by the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus and the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) at a special event that took place at the EU House in November. More...

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Bulgaria: changes to vocational education and training law

HomeSignificant changes in legislation governing VET take effect from November 2018 with the amended Bulgarian Vocational Education and Training Law. They concern the structure and functions of the National Agency for Vocational Education and Training (NAVET), dual VET, licensing procedures and the work of Vocational Training Centres (CVTs). The changes aim to improve the performance of VET institutions and the governance of the VET system. More...

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Cedefop VET opinion survey country reports available online

HomeDoes vocational education and training (VET) have a positive image in Slovakia or Spain? How likely are VET graduates to continue to higher education in Cyprus or Germany? Answers to these and many more questions are provided in Cedefop’s European public opinion survey on VET country reports. More...

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Iceland: VET stakeholders introduce new higher education qualification

HomeRetail is changing rapidly. Digitalisation and e-commerce pave the way for reskilling and upskilling for the sector’s workforce. These developments push companies to understand better the importance of supporting their employees in improving their competences. More...

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Germany: enquiry committee on vocational education in the digital world

HomeWhere and how should VET be adapted to the demands of the digital workplace? How can the strengths of the system be further developed and possible access barriers reduced. More...

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Malta: new VET pedagogy addresses the Industry 4.0 challenge

HomeThe fourth industrial revolution is bringing a series of social, political, cultural and economic impacts that will unfold over the 21st century.  It calls on the education community to be among the key players in developing VET curricula, ensuring that learners will graduate into a world equipped with the right skillset, to shape the world rather than solely address the skills gap challenge. More...

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01 février 2019

Australian VET providers surprised by ELICOS regulation decision

By Anton Crace. Australian providers are preparing for an end to the delivery of English programs with VET-accreditation after the Australian Skills Quality Authority issued a notice of their intention to ban these courses due to conflicts between vocational and ELICOS standards. More...

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Study Group Australia loses VET registration

By Anton Crace. Study Group’s registration to deliver vocational programs in Australia has been cancelled, according to the Australian Skills Quality Authority. More...

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23 janvier 2019

China delegation discusses NZ VET collaboration

By Anton Crace. A delegation of leaders from vocational providers in China visited New Zealand in October to discuss increased collaboration between the two countries, as part of the sixth Sino New Zealand Model Programme Symposium. More...

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19 janvier 2019

Digital skills and VET in Romanian EU Presidency’s programme

HomeRomania has taken over the rotating six-month EU Presidency for the first time. Its programme, published on 15 January, focuses on ‘cohesion, a common European value’ and includes provisions for vocational education and training (VET), digital skills and mobility.
The programme is mainly future-oriented stating that ‘innovation and research contribute to job creation, and help increase companies’ competitiveness on global markets, improve people’s quality of life and generate sustainable economic growth.’ It makes the case for ‘a significant decrease of the digital gap between Member States, regions, categories of European citizens, and industrial sectors.’ It calls for special attention ‘to developing and implementing measures to improve digital skills and digital literacy, including by making this a long-term priority for the EU.’ More...

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