The ‘Noor Meister 2011’ (Young Master) skills competition took place on 1 and 2 December 2011 as part of the information seminar ‘Teeviit’ (Road Sign).
Donatella Gobbi comes to Cedefop from ISFOL (Istituto per lo sviluppo della formazione professionale dei lavoratori), Italy, where she worked as researcher on VET methods and, more recently, on ReferNet and institutional communication activities.
The Dutch government wishes to strengthen the quality of education in all sectors. During the first half of 2011, a number of action plans were issued which set out the course of the improvement programmes.
The German vocational training system offers persuasive points of departure for modernising VET systems in partner countries. Given that a country's education structures cannot be 'imported' or 'exported' readily or as a whole, solutions must be developed that have been adapted to the needs of the partner country.