27 avril 2015

Regulating Job Placement

HomeBy Paul Fain. The federal government's gainful-employment standards for vocational programs at colleges kick into effect in three months, assuming two lawsuits filed by the for-profit sector don't block the new rules. Read more...

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09 avril 2015

Norway - national review of vocational education and training (VET) programmes

Home  The Directorate of Education and Training with social partners will soon start reviewing the national structure of upper secondary VET programmes. 
The Ministry of Education and Research has assigned the directorate to conduct a review of upper secondary VET. The aim is to improve quality and attractiveness by strengthening the link between VET and skill needs of the labour market. More...

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Germany - vocational education and training 4.0

HomeSince the Hannover trade fair for industrial technology in spring 2014, Industry 4.0 has become Germany’s synonym for a new industrial revolution based on digitalisation, automation, networking and flexible production processes. More...

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VET systems explained in 2'

HomeCheck out our new video on Italy's vocational education and training (VET) system. It is based on Cedefop's publication series, Spotlight on VET, which is developed in cooperation with the ReferNet network. More...

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05 avril 2015

Kate Nash: 'real world' disasters teach you the most

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Kate Nash. Vocational learning isn’t for everyone, but 'on the job' experiences can often teach you more than three years at university, says singer songwriter Kate Nash. Read more...

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28 mars 2015

Emerging Trends in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

The International Conference on Emerging Trends in TVET: Vision 2025 took place in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, from 18 to 20 February 2015. The event was organized by the Pandit Sunderlal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE) in collaboration with the UNESCO New Delhi Office, UNEVOC and UIL. More...

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22 mars 2015

Profiling diversity of Australian VET providers

LH Martin InstituteThe LH Martin Institute is leading a major research project on the nature and diversity of the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) industry. The project is focused on the top 100 largest VET providers who deliver close to 75% of all publicly funded VET activity across Australia. The research is modelled on the Institute's previous research on the diversity of the Australian University sector.
This VET project is supported by the Australian Council for Private Education and Training, TAFE Directors Australia and the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), all of which are also part of the reference group guiding the project. More...

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09 mars 2015

Building Bridges Together Between HE and VET: Diversity in Learning - Istanbul, Wed 03 - Fri 05 June 2015

EucenLearning processes today are changing. Lifelong learning includes a combination of formal, informal and non-formal learning. In order to value and recognise different learning outcomes, universities as lifelong learning institutions have a significant role in creating links with different actors and bridges between different sectors and stakeholders.
Sub-topics: (1) Connecting VET and HE; (2) Diversity in Learning; (3) Partnership in review.
The CALL FOR ABSTRACTS is now out. Do not miss the opportunity to joining us!

Read more about eucen's next Annual Conference in the event's website!

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03 mars 2015

Engineers and English majors: the jobs are calling

By Jaclyn Tersigni. Degrees in technical and applied programs will get you a high-paying job after graduation, but employers are also looking for soft skills, too. Read more...

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Australia moots stricter VET regulation

By Natalie Marsh. Changes have been proposed under the new National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Bill 2015 in Australia, in order to crack down on higher risk VET providers and enable others to meet new quality standards. More...

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