30 août 2019

Germany: VET law modernisation

HomeWith the agreement of the Federal Council, the Federal Parliament has accepted the draft law for modernising and strengthening the Vocational Training Act (Berufsbildungsgesetz BBiG). It will enter into force on 1 January 2020 and aims to align dual VET in Germany with the requirements of the future. More...

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Cyprus: Increasing VET attractiveness through robotics

HomeMore than 1 300 primary and lower secondary education learners participated in the 2nd Pancyprian robotics week, which was successfully organised in the second week of May by the Department of Secondary Technical and Vocational Education and Training in cooperation with the enterprise ENGINO®. More...

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Austria: MINT quality seal awarded to 120 education institutions

HomePromoting innovative teaching and learning is the order of the day at a time of rapid technological developments and a changing world of work and professional life. MINT disciplines are at the centre of these developments. In June 2019, 120 education institutions were awarded the MINT quality seal. More...

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EQAVET Newsletter - June 2019 Issue 19

HomeThe last issue of EQAVET newsletter for June 2019 has been published and ready to download. More...

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#CedefopPhotoAward 2019 winners announced!

HomeIn total, 112 teams of vocational education and training (VET) learners from 20 European countries took part in the fourth edition of the #CedefopPhotoAward. The teams consisted of 380 VET learners and 76 teachers/trainers, representing 73 learning providers. The learners were asked to share a photostory of a memorable VET experience. More...

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25 août 2019

4 major priorities for community college leaders

eCampus NewsTechnical and community college leaders have outlined major policy solutions to modernize higher-ed legislation. More...

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Community college transfer students net impressive graduation rates

eCampus NewsA new report reveals surprising statistics about the academic performance of community college transfer students compared with other peer groups. More...

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If you have a low ATAR, you could earn more doing a VET course than a uni degree – if you’re a man

The ConversationA new report from the Grattan Institute – Risks and rewards: when is vocational education a good alternative to higher education? – looked at the employment outcomes for students leaving school with a lower Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) (their main entry criteria into most undergraduate university programs). More...

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23 août 2019

Streamlining the Transfer Process

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. A major community college and a public research university team up with an outside company to improve their advising and other support services, in part by training their staffs. More...

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Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges

HomeBy Doug Lederman. "Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.
A copy of the booklet is available for download here, free. More...

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