23 décembre 2018

ECVET magazine no 33 - December 2018

HomeKeep abreast of latest developments on ECVET, learn about creating ECVET units of learning outcomes, using the principles of ECVET and EQF, assessment of prior learning. Download ECVET magazine no 33 - December 2018. More...

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Cedefop’s future VET scenarios welcomed by policy-makers

HomeThe future of vocational education and training (VET) was the theme of Cedefop’s 6th Brussels seminar with the rotating EU Presidencies, on 13 December. More...

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Sweden: signs of growing VET

HomeVET at upper secondary level has been declining in Sweden since the reform of 2011, but now there are indications that this decline has come to a halt. The European public opinion survey on vocational education and training showed that Swedes stand out regarding knowledge of VET and an opinion that VET allows people to find jobs quickly. More...

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Malta: the National Skills Council – Improving skills governance

HomeIn light of the rapidly changing labour market and a lack of coordinated governance in data collection on national skill needs and labour forecasting, the National Vocational Education and Training Policy (2015) had recommended setting up a national VET steering group; its aim would be to bring together all main public and private VET stakeholders to coordinate the implementation and subsequent updates of national VET policy. More...

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Luxembourg: VET goes cross-border

HomeCross-border apprenticeship is a concrete example of the European principle of free circulation, which opens up new chances and prospects for young people to broaden their professional and educational horizon, while helping to fight skill shortages. Luxembourg, France and Germany have recently been reinforcing cross-border apprenticeship by concluding bilateral agreements. More...

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Iceland: more funds for VET in the 2019 State budget

HomeThe State budget proposal for 2019, submitted to the Icelandic Parliament on 11 September, included several measures concerning VET-related issues, including a possible budget increase that would improve the potential of the ‘workplace training fund’ (Vinnustaðanámssjóður). More...

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Cedefop and ETF experts share knowledge in Turin

HomeThis year’s Turin event took place on 14 December and focused on Cedefop’s work on big data analysis from online vacancies and the policy monitoring exercise. It was another opportunity for an active exchange of information and ideas on topics of common interest. More...

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21 décembre 2018

Higher T Levels: Panacea – or another ‘piece of the jigsaw’?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"The Secretary of State for Education’s speech on vocational education rightly highlights the importance of technical skills at a higher level. Improving progression to high level skills that have vocational or technical element is a critical priority if we are to address our productivity challenges. More...

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Metallica donates $1M to community colleges

University Business Magazine logoThe heavy metal band Metallica is donating $1 million to 10 community colleges to boost their career and technical education certificate programs. More...

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Mitchell Community College trustees to consider voter ID next year

University Business Magazine logoMitchell Community College officials will decide next year if it wants to make sure photo identification cards given to students will qualify as photo ID when voting. More...

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