15 novembre 2016

ECVET Magazine No 26 - October 2016

Home Keep 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. You can download issue 26. More...

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12 novembre 2016

The need to validate vocational interests

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. At a recent conference, I listened to a university president boast about a program she had developed in partnership with several local high schools. She told the story of one teenager who lived in a rural area and worked full time on his family’s farm in addition to attending high school. More...

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History explains why black South Africans still mistrust vocational training

The ConversationBy and . Africa’s universities are attracting more and more students each year. In some cases these numbers are being driven by government policies designed to make universities more attractive among young people. In others, like Niger, degree systems have been overhauled to draw more students to tertiary education. More...

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01 novembre 2016

Learning outcomes for VET qualifications: the next step

Home Cedefop’s second policy learning forum on learning outcomes for vocational education and training (VET) qualifications, on 13 and 14 October in Thessaloniki, provided a follow up to last year’s first such event. More...

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Times of change for Slovak VET

Home In the latest in our animation series presenting EU Member States' vocational education and training (VET) systems, it is Slovakia's turn. The country currently holds the rotating EU Presidency. More...

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24 octobre 2016

New VET loan scheme to exclude shonky providers

The ConversationBy . A crackdown on the widely rorted vocational education and training student loan program aims to reduce outstanding HELP debt by more than A$7 billion across the forward estimates and $25 billion over a decade. More...

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Government knocks out 478 courses from loans under VET crackdown

The ConversationBy . Diplomas of circus arts, fraud control, explosive ordinance manufacture, and sound and vibration therapy are among 478 courses that will be excluded from government funding under the new VET student loans scheme. More...

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Politics podcast: Simon Birmingham on the new VET student loan scheme

The ConversationBy . A new vocational education and training student loan scheme will aim at putting a stop to rorting by dodgy private colleges. More...

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New VET Student Loans unlikely to weed out dodgy private providers

The ConversationBy  and . Education Minister Simon Birmingham argues that the new VET Student Loans program – which will replace the flawed and highly controversial VET FEE-HELP scheme – will “restore credibility” and rebuild trust in vocational education and training. More...

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12 octobre 2016

#EUVocationalSkills week events reach 100, with two months to go

Home The first European vocational skills week (#EUVocationalSkills) has proven popular with stakeholders across Europe. Some 100 events have already been registered as part of the week in the run up to its culmination in December in Brussels. More...

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