06 mai 2018

What works? Evidence-based training programs do

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Solutions tells the stories of three individuals whose lives were changed by the non-profit organization Per Scholas and a manufacturing apprenticeship from Trident Technical College and Cummins Inc. More...

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Middle-Class Families Increasingly Look to Community Colleges

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Community colleges have long catered to low-income students who dream of becoming the first in their families to earn a college degree. And for many, that remains their central mission. But as middle- and upper-middle-class families like the Shahverdians face college prices in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, more of them are looking for ways to spend less for their children’s quality education. More...

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01 mai 2018

DGVT meeting and EU presidency conference in Sofia

HomeThe spring semester of 2018 marks Bulgaria’s first Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Presidency priorities for vocational education and training include progress on the New skills agenda and on aspects of the European pillar of social rights, such as quality and inclusive education, training and lifelong learning. On 23-25 April Cedefop participated in the meeting of Directors-General for vocational education and training (DGVT), and a subsequent high-level Presidency conference on VET. More...

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Join the survey: vocational education and training 2035

HomeCedefop has launched an online survey as part of the project Changing nature and role of vocational education and training (VET) in Europe. The project aims to improve our understanding of how VET is changing in the European Union countries (including Norway and Iceland) and to support the European Commission in setting objectives for post-2020 European cooperation in VET. More...

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Updated VET statistics available on Cedefop website

HomeCedefop has updated its VET Statistical overviews, a valuable tool to help policy makers better understand and assess VET developments in each country. VET statistical overviews bring together a selection of key data on VET, adult learning and skills from different sources. The selection is based on the indicators' policy relevance and their importance in achieving the Europe 2020 objectives. More...

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20 avril 2018

World Bank invests in vocational education in 3 countries

By Christabel Ligami. Up to 17 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia are set to benefit from new World Bank financing that will improve their training and research capabilities and strengthen the delivery of quality education as they seek innovative solutions to Africa’s development needs. More...

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12 avril 2018

VET Learning Object Repository - Green Paper Discussion

VET Learning Object Repository - Green Paper Discussion
Some background on the (Australian) VET Green Paper we linked to here yesterday, as well as a link to the forum for discussion. More...

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09 avril 2018

Calls for 50% of universities to be vocational centres

A media and business expert has called on the federal government to consider converting about 50% of the universities in Nigeria into vocational centres to enable young people to gain skills in different vocations, writes Providence Emmanuel for Vanguard. More...

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08 avril 2018

Romania: start of dual-based initial VET

HomeIn November 2016, following amendment of Law of National Education, a dual-based programme was introduced in initial VET. Since then, the National Centre for TVET Development (NCTVETD) has started to set out the necessary methodological framework for the organisation and implementation of the new IVET programme. More...

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Romania: EQAVET implementation through Erasmus+

HomeThe National Centre for Technical, Vocational Education and Training Development has responsibility for the Erasmus+ project European quality assurance in vocational education and training - national reference points (QANRPs), running from April 2017 to March 2019. More...

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