12 mars 2018

Lithuania: single access point for vocational training and HE programmes

HomeA unified electronic system is in place for admitting learners in programmes offered by universities, colleges and VET schools. Between 2010 and 2017, the system was exclusively used in higher education; vocational training institutions conducted the admission procedure on their own, in VET schools. More...

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Portugal: VET investment reinforced

HomeThe President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, participated in the 7th Congress of the National Association of Professional Schools (ANESPO) in July 2017. He committed Portugal to making increased investment in vocational education, raising the number of VET learners and reducing early school leaving rates. More...

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07 mars 2018


For the better part of two weeks in August, 2002, I wrote a daily commentary for Net*Working 2002, an online conference hosted by the Australian Flexible Learning Framework for the National Vocational Education and Training System. More...

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26 février 2018

Vocational degrees are best route to highly skilled jobs, study finds

The Guardian homeTraditionalists may complain about universities offering degrees in landscape gardening or public relations – but new research shows they are subjects with a great record for securing highly skilled jobs for the graduates who study them. More...

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25 février 2018

'Why Do I Have to Take This Class?'

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. General education in vocational programs. More...

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24 février 2018

Less Community, More Vocational

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. President Trump wants to see community colleges change names and shift focus to more job training, which two-year college leaders say they already do. More...

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20 février 2018

President Trump Uses the Wrong Word (as Usual)

HomeBy now, most Americans are used to President Trump using words that, if not inappropriate, are quite wrong. It’s clear he’s a far cry from his idol, the great communicator, with speeches that are varyingly at a fourth-grade vocabulary level or read off the teleprompter at a protracted pace. More...

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01 février 2018

Portugal: legislation amendments on the national credit system of VET

HomeThe Portuguese Government is currently focused on ensuring the continuity of its lifelong learning policies and upgrading the quality of learning processes and outcomes. Having adult education and training as a central pillar of the qualifications system is a national priority. More...

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Hungary: modernising VET in the Learning by doing project

HomeThe Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) is leading a strategic project (Learning by doing, 2017-19) to develop and modernise vocational education and training (VET) systems and dual VET. The project operates in the framework of the Danube transnational programme; it aims to increase the capacity of institutional actors defining VET systems in the Danube Region and reinforce national and transnational partnerships. More...

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Greece: upgrade of post-secondary VET raises attractiveness

HomeInterest in post-secondary VET has recently increased, as indicated by the number of enrolments in public vocational training institutes (IEK). More specifically, the number of applicants for enrolment in the first semester of 2017/18 was 22 000, with enrolled students reaching 20 000, an increase of more than 3 000. More...

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