Thematic Country Reviews (TCR) on apprenticeship provision – steering, expanding, learning
On 25 and 26 May 2015, members of the country reviews steering groups from Malta, Lithuania, Greece, Italy and Slovenia are meeting in Thessaloniki for a policy learning exercise. They are gathering to discuss apprenticeship schemes, bringing in their different experiences and perspectives, and to learn more on how country reviews work.
Skill-related labour market shortages across Member States - study
A newly-published European Parliament study of labour market shortages in the European Union cites extensively Cedefop's work on skill mismatch and forecasts.
'Skillset and match' special Cedefop 40th anniversary edition is out!
A special edition of Skillset and match magazine celebrating Cedefop’s 40th anniversary is now available to read and download. It features messages from leading European figures, including European Parliament President Martin Schulz, Cedefop’s stakeholders, its own people past and present, and articles on the agency’s work to improve vocational education and training in Europe.
Cedefop and Unesco: sharing information, exploring cooperation
Cedefop Director James Calleja and Head of Department for VET Systems and Institutions Loukas Zahilas had several meetings at the Unesco headquarters in Paris on 5 and 6 May regarding potential areas of cooperation.
DGVT meeting in Riga discusses key targets for 2020
‘The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.’ With this quote by American writer Alvin Toffler, Dr Juris Binde, President of Latvijas Mobilais Telefons, ended his speech at the meeting of Directors General for vocational education and training (DGVT), hosted by the Latvian EU Presidency in Riga (20-...
Austrian Consul visits Cedefop
Austrian Consul in Athens Christian Vlazny discussed opportunities of cooperation with Cedefop during a visit to the agency on 23 April. Mr Vlazny expressed his interest in Cedefop’s work to support Member States and focused on direct benefits of vocational education and training (VET) policies for the European citizen.
25/05/2015 to 26/05/2015
Seminar, Thessaloniki, Greece