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- Poland: dropping out of VET – How to counteract and restrict early school leaving
- Poland, highly ranked in Europe in terms of share of population with at least lower secondary education in the 20-24 age group, is also very successful in reducing early school-leaving (ESL). Currently, the ESL rate in Poland, oscillating at a level of 5%, is among the lowest in Europe. The national 2020 strategy assumes it will be further reduced to 4.5%.
- Hungary: promoting social inclusion through VET has become a priority
- Inclusive education has become a highlighted issue lately in Hungary as in many other countries in Europe. Inclusiveness refers to the acceptance of all children in general and to providing individual support to learners regardless of the kind of disadvantage they might have. Due to the significantly high number of students with socioeconomic disadvantages in vocational education in Hungary promotion of social inclusion through vocational education is vital.
- Romania – Promoting economic participation of Romanian women via innovative work arrangements: the case of telework
- Telework for family life-work reconciliation in the EU: promoting women participation and mobility - WOMEN IN, is a project currently funded by the European Commission, the Leonardo da Vinci programme and the Transfer of innovation subprogramme. It is being implemented between October 2011 and September 2013.
- Empowering vulnerable adults to tackle the labour market
- An international seminar organised by Cedefop’s Study Visits team examined how migrants, minorities, older workers and people with lower skills can successfully navigate the challenges of the labour market. A full report is to be published later this year.
- Young people from a migrant background at greater risk of leaving education and training early
- In the EU more than one in four young people from a migrant background leaves education and training too early.
- Rising unemployment hits low-skilled adults the hardest
- At 14.8 %, the crisis-induced EU unemployment rate for low-educated adults is five percentage points higher than in 2008 and well above average.
- Lifelong learning for adults with a low level of education: any recent progress?
- Among 25-64 year-olds, those with low qualifications are less likely to participate in adult learning. In the EU, their participation rates have stagnated at 3.8 %
- Estonia - New opportunities for VET dropouts
- Norway - Certificate of Practice pilot project produces good results
- The Norwegian research institute NIFU has evaluated the Certificate of Practice Scheme, a pilot project intended to reduce the dropout rate in upper secondary education during the period 2008-11.
- Hungary - Restructuring VET to better meet labour market demands
- The labour market’s discontent with the structure, quantity and quality of training for skilled workers and the obvious shortcomings of the VET system have compelled the Government to remedy these problems. Its new policy includes shortening VET and strengthening the dual model by including less theory and more enterprise-based learning.
- European research overviews explore, analyse and interpret key themes and findings of current national VET research to identify key cross-national research topics and evidence.
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