Adult learning: Encouraging developments, but potential benefits need to be better exploited
Adult learning promotes competitiveness, employability and social inclusion. It is a vital component of the European Union's (EU’s) lifelong learning policy. But many challenges remain to make it an attractive, inclusive, accessible and flexible learning option.
Save the date! European conference on engaging SMEs in apprenticeships
Cedefop is organising a conference addressed to a wide range of stakeholders with a role in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in increasing their apprenticeship offer (9-10 November, Thessaloniki).
Cedefop apprenticeship reviews: Italy launch, Greece to follow
Cedefop’s thematic country review (TCR) on apprenticeships for Italy was launched at an event hosted by the Ministry of Employment in Rome on 6 July. Slovenia kicked off the latest round of reviews in June and a project for Greece will follow in September.
When VET will be taken seriously
‘Vocational education and training (VET) needs a strong commitment to raise its profile and strengthen its ties with the world of employment,’ writes Cedefop Director James Calleja in the July issue of the Social Agenda magazine.
Learning outcomes to be discussed in policy learning forum
A main priority for Cedefop is to support Member States and social partners in further developing and improving vocational education and training and lifelong learning policies and practices.
Green economy ‘a great opportunity’
A new joint report on green skills and innovation for inclusive growth by Cedefop and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) provides evidence and policy analysis to foster an equitable shift to greener economies and more sustainable societies.
Despite improvements, adult learning still needs to become more attractive, inclusive, accessible and flexible
Annual report 2014
Forecasts up to 2025 point to major differences in skills supply and demand across Member States
Volume I: Thematic Chapters
11/06/2015 to 18/12/2015
Exhibition, Cedefop, Thessaloniki, Greece
24/09/2015 to 25/09/2015
Event, Thessaloniki, Greece
Information meeting and technical workshop
Workshop, Centre Borschette, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels, Belgium
Statistical services for data monitoring, analysis and reporting in the field of VET, Lifelong learning and skills