13 septembre 2017

Malta: introducing vocational subjects in secondary schools

Home Malta has been working on introducing vocational programmes at MQF Level 3 in the last three years of compulsory schooling, from ages 14 to 16. This has happened as part of the national curriculum framework (2012) and in line with the framework for the education strategy for Malta 2014-24: Sustaining foundations, creating alternatives, increasing employability. More...

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“Alternative Pathways:” How to Rethink Vocational Education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "e-Literate"So it’s worth looking at what other options may be available to address this goal. Fortuitously, Tyton Partners recently released a two-part report funded by The James Irvine Foundation called Path to Employment: Maximizing the Impact of Alternative Pathways Programs. [Registration required.] It provides a framework for analyzing the potential and critical success factors of shorter, non-degree and non-certification programs. More...

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Zig-Zagging Government Policies Hurt Jordanian Vocational Education

Saif Hassan, 20, completed vocational high school last year, with a specialization in carpentry and decorating. Although he wanted to pursue an advanced degree in the same profession, he was unable to do so. More...

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Vocational Education: A Neglected Solution in Gaza

Ahmed Khalid, 27, received his bachelor’s degree five years ago, prepared to work as a teacher. But Khalid’s career has taken a left turn: He is now a plumber. More...

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02 août 2017

President Trump talks vocational training at Waukesha Co. Technical College

University Business LogoPresident Trump and two cabinet members were in Wisconsin Tuesday to talk about vocational training. More...

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01 août 2017

New England Institute of Technology offers dual enrollment to Providence juniors

University Business LogoNew England Institute of Technology is offering conditional early acceptance to eligible Providence Public School juniors, allowing them to earn credits toward college graduation while still in high school. More...

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26 juillet 2017

Why exploitation and corruption continue to dog Australia’s VET sector

The ConversationVictoria’s Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) is currently investigating allegations of serious corruption at TAFE institutes. This is the latest in a series of scandals involving Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector. More...

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11 juillet 2017

European Tilt to Vocational Ed

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. As voters in Britain, France, Germany and the Netherlands go to the polls this year, some politicians and commentators want to tip funding and attention away from higher education and back toward vocational training. More...

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03 juin 2017

Estonia: VET schools promote language skills

Home Analysis of PIAAC data (programme for the international assessment of adult competencies), indicates that very good Estonian and foreign language skills can increase employment and reduce wage gaps between different social groups. Estonia is one of the EU member states with the highest share of migrant background population: about 30% of 1.3 million are native Russian speakers. More...

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