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To Cedefop στη Βουλή των Ελλήνων Cedefop at the Greek Parliament
Η συμβολή του Cedefop στην ανάπτυξη της επαγγελματικής εκπαίδευσης και κατάρτισης και η συνεργασία με τις ελληνικές αρχές και οργανισμούς ήταν το θέμα κοινής συνεδρίασης των κοινοβουλευτικών επιτροπών Μορφωτικών Υποθέσεων και Κοινωνικών Υποθέσεων, στην οποία αντιπροσωπεία του ευρωπαϊκού κέντρου παρουσίασε το έργο του και απάντησε σε ερωτήσεις βουλευτών.
Cedefop at the Greek Parliament
Cedefop presented its work to the Greek Parliament, for the first time, on Thursday. A delegation headed by Director James Calleja addressed MPs of the Education and Social Affairs select committees and answered questions on the agency’s contribution to the development of vocational education and training (VET) and its cooperation with Greek authorities and VET institutions.
EU agencies procurement officers meet at Cedefop
The annual NAPO meeting, bringing together procurement officers from all EU agencies and including contributions from DG Budget, DG Informatics and the European Court of Auditors, was hosted by Cedefop on 16 and 17 October.
Invest in more good quality and innovative jobs – Cedefop Director
‘Europe’s true problem is not one of a deficit of skills, but primarily a deficit of creation of good quality jobs,’ Cedefop Director James Calleja told the European Parliament of Enterprises on 16 October in Brussels.
Valuing diversity: guidance for labour market integration of migrants
Arguing for guidance to ease the integration of third country immigrants into the European labour market may seem untimely given today’s high youth unemployment, but anticipating future developments and informing policy-makers are one of Cedefop’s main tasks.
Adult skills and VET: further findings from the OECD Survey of Adult Skills
Adults with upper-secondary VET qualifications generally have lower levels of literacy and numeracy proficiency than people with general upper-secondary education, according to the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). This is not surprising.
National news on VET - September update
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The EU’s youth initiatives: focus on education and employment
Coming soon: Cedefop’s new web portal
Cedefop’s web portal is undertaking a major makeover. In the second week of November, the new web portal will go live with a fresher look and feel, also providing several new features.
New data comparing literacy rates in general and vocational education
Literacy skills of adults aged 25-64 with general education tend to be higher than for those with vocational qualifications across all European countries covered by the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills.