Vocational education and training in Europe: old roots for new routes
The challenges of the 21st century require new approaches to learning for work. Vocational education and training (VET) in Europe is evolving, but we need a clearer vision of what modern VET systems should look like. This was the central message of Cedefop Director James Calleja’s presentation to the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) Committee, in Brussels on...
Latvian EU Presidency continues work on VET cooperation
Vocational education and training (VET) has found its way into the European Union (EU) Presidency priorities once again. The Latvian EU Presidency stresses in its programme that it ‘will continue working on enhanced cooperation in vocational education and training, having regard to both previous achievements and current and future challenges.’
Increasing the value of age
A new Cedefop report draws attention to the mutual benefits to workers and organisations that arise when guidance is integrated in age management strategies. The report offers insights on how to develop guidance activities at the workplace.
Training workshop on financing skills development
Cedefop, in cooperation with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the European Training Foundation (ETF) is organising an expert seminar on financing skills development in Turin, Italy (9-13 March).
EU Agencies express full solidarity with victims of attack on French magazine
Following the attack on the editorial offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Cedefop together with all European Union Agencies, expresses its horror at the crime and its sympathy with all those close to the victims.
Cedefop turns 40!
In 2015, Cedefop celebrates the 40th anniversary of its foundation – and the 20th of its relocation from Berlin to Thessaloniki. A series of events have been planned throughout the year to mark this milestone.
Short-term based anticipatory system for the European labour market trends, skills developments and VET policy
Workshop, Brussels, Belgium
26/03/2015 to 27/03/2015
Workshop, Thessaloniki, Greece