29 novembre 2015

Vocational education and training and globalisation – changing expectations

HomeCedefop is holding a conference on 26-27 November in Thessaloniki to discuss how globalisation influences national vocational education and training (VET) systems and how national VET provision can meet global needs. More...

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Résultat de recherche d'images pour The general objective of this project is to explore and develop a digital game that can be exploited in order to teach VET students HTML5 and Java Script programming languages. More...

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28 novembre 2015

Formar professores na era do mobile learning

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Increasingly there are studies showing that the majority of students from vocational training courses use tablets or smartphones to access the Internet during sessions. Thus, there are ineffective the rules (in Portugal) that insist on banning these technological resources from the classroom. More...

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11 novembre 2015

Senate VET report timely warning on extending public funding to private providers

By Andrew MacDonald. The NTEU says yesterday’s release of the Senate Education and Employment Education References Committee report into the operation and funding of vocational education and training (VET) providers in Australia highlights the need for urgent action to limit further damage to the reputation of Australian higher education. More...

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10 novembre 2015

How VET responds in a changing labour market

HomeEurope needs a world class vocational education and training (VET) to deal with challenges such as high unemployment, migration flows, global competition and an ageing workforce, according to Cedefop’s Head of Department for VET systems and institutions Loukas Zahilas. More...

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How VET fights early leaving from education and training

HomeStakeholders and policy-makers from 15 countries took part in a Cedefop workshop on evaluating impact and success for vocational education and training (VET) policies to tackle early leaving from education and training (ELET) on 21 October in Brussels. More...

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Vocational training counteracts and helps prevent early leaving from education and training

HomeVocational education and training (VET) can help attract young people with different abilities and learning backgrounds to education. It also plays a decisive role in retaining them in the education system or reintegrating them after a drop-out experience. More...

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17 octobre 2015

BC aircraft technician program gets its own Boeing 727

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Natalie Samson. It’s not every Canadian university that can boast a Boeing as part of its teaching facilities. That’s exactly what the University of the Fraser Valley has been doing since it became the lucky recipient of a Boeing 727-200 jet aircraft this summer. The 727 was donated by KF Aerospace to the university’s aircraft structures technician program as a resource for students learning large aircraft repair and maintenance. More...

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13 octobre 2015

Vocational education: how the shonks and shysters took control

By Paul Kniest. In this excellent article, Bachelard chronicles how government policies driven by an ethos of “deregulate at any cost”  have resulted in students and governments being ripped off and rorted for billions of dollars by dodgy private providers with little interest in education or student welfare. More...

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11 octobre 2015

Creating a European community of practice for learning outcomes

HomeOne of Cedefop’s main priorities is to support EU Member States and social partners in further developing and improving vocational education and training (VET) and lifelong learning policies and practices. To be able to do this systematically, Cedefop has launched a series of policy learning forums on a range of subjects. The aim is to establish a continuous process of sharing and learning where initial policy learning events are followed up through continued cooperation. More...

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