24 octobre 2019

A Community College Goes National

Techno-News BlogRio Salado College, a mostly online community college in Maricopa County, Ariz., is one of the first community colleges to launch a “national division” targeting students all over the country to take online classes and earn degrees or certificates. More...

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13 octobre 2019

Cedefop's VET toolkit for tackling early leaving at the Skillman.eu International Forum 2019

HomeThe workshop was held within the framework of the 5th edition of the yearly SIF – Skillman.eu International Forum 2019 on “Curriculum design, Sectoral skills development and Ethical issues on Advanced Manufacturing sector” organised by Cedefop's VET toolkit Ambassador Giovanni Crisona. The event took place on October 10th and 11th 2019 in Florence, Italy. Skillman is a worldwide network addressed to introduce skills, competences and innovative curricula for the advanced manufacturing sector within the VET pathways. More...

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Portugal: memorandum of understanding in VET with Germany

HomeThe Portuguese education and labour ministries together with the German education ministry signed a memorandum of understanding on 7 February reinforcing their cooperation in VET, which dates back to 1965. More...

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Malta: financial incentives promoting VET

HomeThe Maltese government is offering incentives for vocational education and training (VET) at all levels of education through financial measures. More...

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Lithuania: optimisation of the public VET institutions network

HomeThe 2018-20 development plan of the State vocational training institutions network was approved in early 2019. It aims to bring together resources and use them efficiently, while improving the quality of vocational training to meet local labour market and students’ needs better. More...

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Romania: VET learners ranked third at the international forestry skills competition

HomeThe ‘Bucovina’ Câmpulung Moldovenesc forestry college learners ranked third among their peers from 17 countries [1] at the international competition in forestry skills in Sweden in May 2019. More...

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Romania: VET and training firms to boost entrepreneurship skills

HomeBeing aware of the key role of digital, entrepreneurial and transversal skills in securing the success of vocational education and training (VET) learners, Romania has recently revised the initial VET qualifications to include key competences in the training standards that define them. More...

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New Executive Director presents Cedefop to new European Parliament EMPL Committee

HomeWe promote the understanding of vocational education and training (VET) systems, we provide support to and shape the Copenhagen process via the education and training 2020 scheme, we have been shaping the VET policy agenda, we have supported its implementation and we are monitoring progress. More...

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Skillsnet e-bulletin: July - September 2019

HomeThe highlight of the July - September 2019  issue of Skillsnet e-bulletin refers to Skills Panorama’s latest blog 'Crafting skills intelligence'. More...

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02 octobre 2019

Does the Business Community Give a Damn About Kids?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Does the Business Community Give a Damn About Kids?
Roger Schank's criticism misses the mark a bit, as the report he cites comes from the New Media Consortium, which isn't exactly the 'business community' (though there's an overlap). His comment, though, is interesting. More...

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