08 juillet 2019

Hungary: modernising vocational schools to meet 21st century sectoral skill needs

HomeRaising the attractiveness of vocational education and training is high on the national policy agenda. Priority is given to support schools’ capacity to train young people and adults for new skills needed in local economies. The 21st century VET school development programme is a mid-term nationwide initiative to renew all State-owned VET institutions, to respond to the challenges posed by digitalisation and 4.0 technologies. More...

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07 juillet 2019

Schools focus on community college pipeline

eCampus NewsA new grant will help a Louisiana university create a community college pipeline for greater transfer success. More...

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06 juillet 2019

Jobs are changing, and fast. Here’s what the VET sector (and employers) need to do to keep up

The ConversationTechnological developments are expected to majorly, and rapidly, disrupt or change the nature of employment. The multiplier effect of these disruptions interacting with each other has led to what has been termed the fourth industrial revolution (i4.0). More...

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The government keeps talking about revamping VET – but is it actually doing it?

The ConversationThe vocational education and training (VET) sector is integral to Australia’s economy and the businesses and workforce that underpin it. The sector provides skills to 4.2 million students at 4,200 registered training providers. More...

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05 juillet 2019

Building Learning Communities: Partnerships, Social Capital and VET Performance

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Janelle Allison, Scott Gorringe and Justine Lacey[Edit][Delete]: Building Learning Communities: Partnerships, Social Capital and VET Performance, NCVER [Edit][Delete] August 2, 2006
According to this post, "VET plays a critical role as the entry point to learning and builds considerable social and other forms of capital in regional communities" but "There is a need for a more holistic approach to training, giving consideration to the continuing learning pathway along which an individual may travel, as opposed to focusing on discrete packages and modules". More...

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02 juillet 2019

Guided Pathways Reform

HomeLast year, the Center for Community College Student Engagement released a national report, “Show Me the Way: The Power of Advising in Community Colleges.” Since then, we’ve presented and spoken about the report and the topic of advising more than 50 times. More...

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22 juin 2019

UIL in conversation with the Bundestag

UILThe UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg hosted a meeting of German parliamentarians and other stakeholders in Berlin this week. More...

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21 juin 2019

Watch Cedefop’s new video on Romania’s VET system!

HomeMore than half (56.2%) of secondary education learners in Romania are enrolled in vocational education and training (VET). More...

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How VET systems respond to digitalisation and future of work challenges – Cedefop evidence

HomeCedefop was invited to present its work on digitalisation and the future of work and on the future of vocational education and training (VET) at the public hearing of the German Bundestag’s study committee on vocational training in the digital work environment, on 3 June in Berlin. More...

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Denmark: rising interest in vocational training

HomeDemand of vocational training upon completing primary/lower secondary school (folkeskole) has risen for the third consecutive year. Despite a fall, however, general upper secondary education remains the most popular choice among learners in classes 9 and 10. More...

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